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

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Thomas C. Foster

Narrated By: David De Vries

Publisher: HarperAudio

Date: December 2012

Duration: 9 hours 36 minutes

Summary:

The go-to bestselling guide to help young people navigate from a middle school book report to English Comp 101
In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers.
With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life.
From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts.
This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.

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  • Taufa Islam

    The narrator does a great job of keeping me interested in this book. This is a very informative book. Great for learning different aspects of literature.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

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