'How To Read Literature Like A Professor'

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Carolynn Lossie
Ap- Literature
Period 3
How to Read Literature Like a Professor In the book ‘How to read literature like a professor’ the author uses symbolism throughout the book. Foster uses this technique so he can use objects, and short stories to help the readers understand what is really going on without being blunt about it. Symbolism is using an object or word to represent an idea. This style of writing challenges the reader to use their imagination to really grasp what is really going on. For example, chapter 1 is Every trip is a quest, when foster is talking about the quest in his book he uses a sixteen-year old kid named kip who needs who had to make a trip to the store. When people say quest I think
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