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Surname1 Name Professor’s Name The Course Title Date Month 2019 How to Read Literature Like a Professor Book Analysis Chapter 2 Foster says that "breaking bread together is an act of sharing and peace" and that we are usually "quite particular about those with whom we break bread." He also says that "a failed meal is a bad sign" (Foster 8). A meal scene in literature can portray things like character relationship, conflict, and character roles. This meal scene shows the distinction between social classes in communication. The scene also foreshadows Atticus court case that he will be defending later in the story. In this scene, scout also learns about good manners and not being quick to judge because it is not right. It also foreshadows some small portion of the moral lesson that will be instilled to Atticus children by the end of the novel. Chapter 4 Foster emphasizes on the importance of practice to develop analytical reading skills. He makes it clear that the more we read, the better we become at identifying and interpreting intertextuality. Interextuality refers to the connection existing between different texts. Throughout the book, Foster encourages us not to think the documents as literal but as having
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Surname2 links to various religious and cultural traditions. Foster claims that the reason behind the existence of intertextuality is that “there is only one story.” Foster argues that by stating there is only “one story", he does not mean that every literature in the world has the same plot or themes.
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