Ajay Kumar Mrs.Mary Smith AP Literature 20 September 2017 How to Read Literature Like a Professor In the book “How to Read Literature Like a Professor”, the author, Thomas Foster, presented many topics and explained them from his point of view. The author’s persistent use of symbolism helps the reader understand each and every topic he explains throughout the book. By using symbolism, the author, Thomas Foster, was able to bring many topics to life that the general public itself wouldn 't even have considered in the first place. In the chapter titled “It’s Greek to me”, the author mentions the tale of Icarus. The tale of Icarus is a great example of symbolism because, the wings that Icarus 's father made for him represented “freedom”.
With this in mind, I would say that The literature circles are doing fine other than a few minor issues. I have never liked nonfiction books, They always sounded boring, After all, who would want to read a book that talks about something that happened in real life? However, After I read Enrique’s Journey I saw that I was poorly mistaken as it is a nonfiction book, yet it is not boring, on the contrary, it was very interesting and always had me wondering what would happen
"to make my compliments to you, my fellow-teachers of the great public, and likewise to say that I am right glad to see that Doctor Holmes is still in his prime and full of generous life" (Twain 3). Finally, I think Mark Twain was not as nice a person as he makes himself out to be in many of his books. He often says very mean things to nice people. As the old saying goes "don 't judge a book by it 's cover" don 't judge Mark by his books do some extra digging. Life was not easy for Twain but that does not change how you are supposed to treat people and be a kind person.
I had fun taking pictures and eating junk food. The people that came were Marisa, Grace, Emily, Hannah Hetz, Lily, and me. We all had fun walking to each place. We walked from Mikas to the Etcetera shop, and then to Huck’s. Then we went to my house.
The first chapter in How to Read Literature Like a Professor: a Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Line by Thomas Foster, that I was able to draw a parallel with was “Every Trip is a Quest”. Within this chapter the author explains how the standard creator may loosely base their writing around the design of a quest. As a result, the author starts with a character who orders another to journey somewhere, to retrieve something, and then the character comes to a revelation about their life in the greater scheme. Foster stresses the importance in the knowledge that these minuscule errands the characters always seem to detect a growth in self- knowledge. Additionally, Foster introduces the concept of a standard pattern, he describes
There is so much a clinician can do with a book in session. Currently, I have a child fluency client. I am able to utilize books to perform fluency therapy all while working on literacy! My client also loves the change of pace that introducing the book brings. I wish I had asked Mrs. Hayes what she does when she does agree with the opinions of a co-worker, parent, or
This is why lots of people are love to read books. Books are teacher 's guide, a mystery in human 's creativity. Reading book is as important as bathing it will make your life fresh and active. I love reading books and I can 't imagine world without it. Books are with us from school time, it never dies and will exist till the end of this world.
From the time I was a child, I have loved to read. My companions throughout life have been book characters, starting with Junie B. Jones and growing to incorporate historical characters such as Robert Oppenheimer. As I grew, I realized I wanted to learn how to immerse people in the way that I was when reading. I started writing, and two unique strengths have begun to shine through: my analytical writing and my creative writing. While reading, I take thorough notes, and this helps me to express well thought-out ideas.
Harry Potter himself is a good role model for all children because he has overcome all the hardships that has come his way. Harry Potter can also be a person to sympathize with as he lost his parents to Voldemort at such a young age. He faced his fears, believed in his friendship, and the pure in the world. Reading the Rowling’s books lured children away from technology making them focus on the story itself with all its humor, adventure and friendship. But Harry Potter is not the only person who has made an impact in this series.
Other things that intrigue me about anything involved with Literacy it is definitely writing. I enjoy reading people’s summaries of books written by other people, especially when I’ve already read the book it’s nice to see what other people’s views are on books and their opinions.