How to Read Literature like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines. New York: Quill, 2003. Print. Visit e-learn for additional copies of this assignment and links to other resources. Guided Questions for How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster PAGE 1 of
Also consider how you read. Do you, for example, take notes or mark text as you read, or do you simply absorb the material on a page? I am engaged by all genre of reading from fiction to non-fiction. I prefer fictional reading because it is based on the writer imagination or creative pretense and not necessarily facts. I can usually identify with some portion of the story based on my own life experiences.
I have always just gave myself the excuse that I am not a good writer and that’s how I am going to live. After reading chapter one I recognize that I have been letting myself live without giving myself a chance to catch up and learn what I need to know about the subject. After learning what is taught to me in this class I will need to keep using my new writing skills or they will be lost. My strengths are reading and understanding the assignment, typing the paper on the computer and generating creative writing skills. My weakness are using correct English grammar and punctuation, staying on topic and citing and references.
Your personal reaction to the book is a small part of this assignment. • Style. Papers turned in for a grade should be proofread for grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc. While the purpose of this assignment is not to bust you for minor errors, consistent issues with style will distract readers from the points you are trying to make. Read your paper after you print it out.
It contains a complete analysis of the theme. The reader is able to understand the ideas and content of the poem based upon the writer's analysis. The essay conveys the writer's understanding of the theme and demonstrates the writer's appreciation of literature. The literary essay about theme fulfills its purpose of deepening the reader's understanding at times, but the analysis of the theme is not complete. The essay is more summary than analysis.
When I came across anything I thought was relevant in the textbooks I stuck post-it notes around my desk stating briefly what it was and where I found it. Deciding which points to use in my essay was difficult and did result in a considerable amount of deleting and re entering information. Using the textbook I found ir easier to read the conclusion at the end of the chapter first, followed by the summaries at the end of each unit and leaving the beginning til last. This gives me a better understanding of what concepts im covering. I am still finding the referencing process quite difficult but I am hoping this will get easier as the course
The student can ask question such as: What the topic is about? Does the topic and sub topic support the book? The next step is reading. This is where the students read for comprehension and try to understand the text and main idea of the book or story. This stage is important because it determines if he or she can figure out the main plot of the story.
Write a well-organized essay in which you examine Gaines’s use of biblical allusions in A Lesson Before Dying and evaluate how they contribute to the overall theme of the novel. Questions may be directed to either of the two Pre-AP English Nine teachers, Toni Dingley or Michelle Young, or to the English Department Chair, Dave
An Outline to Writing In this reading, Generating Ideas: Freewriting and Brainstorming, it gives the reader ideas of how to brainstorm, to better prepare themselves for the writing that they will have to write. Learning how to properly write a paper or essay and still hold the attention of the audience is difficult. This reading goes through step by step on how to write a solid paper. This reading also helps you to feel more confident in what you are writing. Freewriting or brainstorming is the first step in writing a paper.
Writing down problems and/or questions and practice writing solutions and/or responses. Trying to use my hands when studying and explaining concepts to myself. I found this very helpful to know exactly my style because I didn’t exactly knew my style, I thought I had dfferent style but after this test and research I realised this was my style all