How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster audiobook

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids

By Thomas C. Foster
Read by David de Vries

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200166039

  • ISBN: 9798200166022

  • ISBN: 9798200166046

Runtime: 3.53 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

The go-to bestselling guide to help young people navigate from a middle school book report to English Comp 101

In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers.

With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot, and other key techniques to make a story come to life.

From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts.

This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.

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Author

Author Bio: Thomas C. Foster

Author Bio: Thomas C. Foster

Thomas C. Foster is a professor of English at the University of Michigan–Flint, where he teaches classic and contemporary fiction, drama, and poetry, as well as creative writing and composition. In addition to How to Read Novels like a Professor, he is the author of How to Read Literature like a Professor and several books on twentieth-century British and Irish fiction and poetry. He lives in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 3.53
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English