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Unformatted text preview: reader. This must be something that a critic who is seeking to understand the rhetorical strategy of the text will see as odd. It can be a contradiction found in the text itself, a disjunction between the text and its reception, a disjunction between the text and its professed or presumed purpose, etc. 4. SOLUTION Come up with some answers to this puzzle. These answers must be found through a close reading of the text. Your solution should be a new reading of the text that solves the puzzle you identified. In your paper, the new reading you develop will help your readers see the text in a different way from how they had previously seen it. 5. THESIS Compose a thesis statement that includes a broad description of both the puzzle and the solution. It should exist as 3 sentences: a statement of the puzzle, a question that highlights what it is about the puzzle that is odd, and a statement of the solution. Finally, write your paper....
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