Summary Of Gerald Graff Hidden Intellectualism

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Think about a time where you have been told to write on a subject that you have no interest in. How did the assignment turn out? Most students would agree that the end result of the assignment was most as anlytical and well thought as it could have been. In the short excerpt “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff, Graff thoroughly argues that having students discuss and explore topics that are of interest to them “through academic eyes” (250) could develop the students into intellectual beings. When Graff says, “through academic eyes” (250), he means that the students develop, explain, argue, and academically explore their interest in a higher order way of thinking. I agree to an extent with Graff’s idea that students are more susceptible
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