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Unformatted text preview: Not “What do I think?” but “What does it say?” Useful sets of questions: Which details seem significant? Why? What does the detail mean? What else might it mean? (Define Significant Parts; Make the Implicit Explicit) How do the details fit together? What do they have in common? What does this pattern of details mean? What else might this same pattern of details mean? How else could it be explained? (Look for Patterns of Repetition and Contrast) What details don’t seem to fit? How might they be connected with other details to form a different pattern? What does this new pattern mean? How might it cause me to read the meaning of individual texts differently? (Look for Anomalies; Reformulate Questions)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course LIT 2081 taught by Professor Newcomer during the Spring '12 term at FSU.
- Spring '12