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Unformatted text preview: of is reading against the grain (the authority) and reading with the grain (the humility). It is saying in order to read against the grain, one has to take control of the text and make something out of it. One has to make new knowledge when reading against the grain by questioning the author arguing over the context. The difference between identifying and practicing the strategy of “reading with and against the grain” is simple. I identified the strategy immediately after reading the passage about it. All it took was one read through being that it was a fairly simple concept. After reading this I began utilizing the strategy, at which point it became a practice in my writing....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '07 term at Quinnipiac.
- Fall '07