How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines

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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 ...

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines 2014, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780062301673

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