Gerald Graff Hidden Intellectualism Summary

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Luigi Vittatoe Professor Luke Leonard WRI1001 First Year Writing 2 October 29, 2015 Week 1 Discussion In Gerald Graff’s Hidden Intellectualism, he discusses the differences between street smarts and having intellectualism. He explains how these street smarts are just as important as doing well academically. He believes students should be able to read what interest them first. They would then would be interested to read more sophisticated authors like George Orwell. Graff states that street smarts are more important than school smarts because they are more real. These street smarts could be used in the real world at some point in life. He goes on to explain how street smarts and academic smarts need to go hand to hand and work much
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