Literary Conversation: Thinking, Talking, and Writing about Literature

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Allyn and Bacon, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 260 pages
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Designed for introductory literature courses, this work presents critical thinking, reading and writing strategies designed to elicit successful interpretation of literary works. Beginning with the interaction of the reader with the voices in the literary work, and expanding to include the contributions of other readers, the dialogues of the disciplinary community, and finally the voices of other experienced readers in published criticism.

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Contents

Finding Questions Examining
23
Reading and Writing to Respond
53
Making Observations
97
Developing
129
Reading with
163
Literary Language and Its Uses
223
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