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The Resource How to read literature like a professor, Thomas C. Foster

How to read literature like a professor, Thomas C. Foster

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How to read literature like a professor
Title
How to read literature like a professor
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Thomas C. Foster
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eng
Summary
What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface - a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or an unexpected twist on a character - and there's that sneaking suspicion that the deeper meaning of a literary text keeps escaping you. In this practical and amusing guide to literature, Thomas C. Foster shows how easy and gratifying it is to unlock those hidden truths, and to discover a world where a road leads to a quest; a shared meal may signify a communion; and rain, whether cleansing or destructive, is never just rain. Ranging from major themes to literary models, narrative devices, and form, How to Read Literature Like a Professor is the perfect companion for making your reading experience more enriching, satisfying, and fun
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Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface--a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or an unexpected twist on a character--and theres that sneaking suspicion that the deeper meaning of a literary text keeps escaping you. Foster shows how easy and gratifying it is to unlock those hidden truths, and to discover a world where a road leads to a quest; a shared meal may signify a communion; and rain, whether cleansing or destructive, is never just rain
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Midwest
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Foster, Thomas C
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808
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Read by David De Vries
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1958-
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De Vries, David
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True
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  • Books and reading
  • Literature
  • Criticism
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adult
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a lively and entertaining guide to reading between the lines
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How to read literature like a professor, Thomas C. Foster
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 35 min.))
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How to read literature like a professor, Thomas C. Foster
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11632133
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 35 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9780062266330
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632133
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11632133
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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