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Chapter 25 "Don't Read with Your Eyes"

How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Tanayisha Evans

on 28 March 2013

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Transcript of Chapter 25 "Don't Read with Your Eyes"

Connection "If you're going to understand the story, you have to read through eyes that are not your own."
-Thomas C. Foster Understanding A perspective is needed that allows you to be open to the understanding of historical moments in the story. Perspective the questioning of everything in the story or poem, pushing skepticism and doubt to the extreme. Deconstruction A technique used in stories to give a character a final time to transform and grow for the better. Last Chance-for-Change Chapter 25
"Don't Read with Your Eyes" How to Read Literature Like a Professor Literature cannot be understood until its importance is known. by: Tanayisha Evans Literature One must read to understand the message that is being conveyed. You have to get into a different mindset. Moments that reveal information about:
social
cultural
historical
personal backgrounds used to show how the literature is dictated and lessened by the times values and prejudices. leads to the question: “can this person be saved?” “Do I accept what society wants me to do or has labeled me as”


“Do I take a deeper look inside myself and want to see change?” Bibliography Foster, Thomas C.. "Don't Read wth Your Eyes." How to read literature like a professor: a lively and entertaining guide to reading between the lines. New York: Quill, 2003. 226-234. Print.

Hansberry, Lorraine. "A Raisin in the Sun Summary | GradeSaver." Study Guides & Essay Editing | GradeSaver. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2012. <http://www.gradesaver.com/a-raisin-in-the-sun/study-guide/short-summary/>.
know what was happening in the 1950's

understand why each character wanted to use the money the way they did. the family's race (African American)

Walter realizes that the house is what's best for the family.
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