How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition
By Thomas C. Foster
A completely revised and up to date version of Thomas C. Foster’s vintage guide—a full of life and wonderful creation to literature and literary fundamentals, together with symbols, issues and contexts, that exhibits you the way to make your daily studying adventure extra lucrative and enjoyable.
While many books will be loved for his or her uncomplicated tales, there are frequently deeper literary meanings interwoven in those texts. How to learn Literature Like a Professor is helping us to find these hidden truths by means of taking a look at literature with the eyes—and the literary codes-of the last word expert reader, the school professor.
What does it suggest whilst a literary hero is touring alongside a dusty highway? whilst he fingers a drink to his significant other? while he’s soaking wet in a unexpected rain shower?
Ranging from significant issues to literary types, narrative units and shape, Thomas C. Foster offers us with a wide evaluate of literature—a global the place a street results in a quest, a shared meal could symbolize a communion, and rain, no matter if detoxification or damaging, isn't only a shower-and indicates us how one can make our interpreting adventure extra enriching, fulfilling, and fun.
This revised version contains new chapters, a brand new preface and epilogue, and contains up-to-date educating issues that Foster has built during the last decade.