Critical Terms 5 - From Critical Theory Today- Reader Response Criticism Terms.1. Aesthetic Mode: When the reader experiences a personal relationship to the text that focuses his/her attention on the emotional subtleties of its language and encourages us to make judgments.2. Affective Stylistics: Derived from analyzing further the notion that a literary text is an event that occurs in time rather than an object that exists in space.3. Determinate Meaning: Refers to what might be called the facts of the text, certain events in the plot, or physical descriptions clearly provided by the words on the page.4. Efferent Mode: A mode in which focus is on information contained in the text.5. Experience oriented reader response statements: Statements which discuss the reader's reactions to the text, describing exactly how specific passages made the reader feel, think, or associate.6. Identity Theme: The pattern of our psychological conflicts and coping strategies.7. Implied Reader: The reader that the text seems to be addressing.
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