Reading Strategies to Interpret Literature Flashcards

Reading Strategies to Interpret Literature Flashcards
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Close Reading: Strategies
To use this style of reading, you may focus on rhyme schemes, the descriptions used by an author and the exact words used in dialogue.
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Close Reading
You complete this kind of reading if you look at the small details of a piece of literature, including things like symbols or the author's choice of words.
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Big-Picture Reading
A type of reading that involves looking at the occurrences in a book from a distance. You focus on the patterns and themes that run throughout a book when doing this kind of reading.
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Flashcard Content Overview

You can use this set of flashcards as a study tool when you're ready to review information about different reading strategies. These cards can help you get familiar with strategies that work for close reading as well as big-picture reading. You'll also be able to explore the uses of visualization as a way to understand written works.

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These flashcards offer a quick and efficient way for you to brush up on your understanding of reading strategies before a big test or an important exam. You can ensure you know the difference between looking at the big picture or narrowing your focus any time you wish with these cards. You'll also be able to quiz yourself on the strategy used to visualize what you're reading, and how this reading method can help you completely absorb the information you're studying.

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Big-Picture Reading
A type of reading that involves looking at the occurrences in a book from a distance. You focus on the patterns and themes that run throughout a book when doing this kind of reading.
Close Reading
You complete this kind of reading if you look at the small details of a piece of literature, including things like symbols or the author's choice of words.
Close Reading: Strategies
To use this style of reading, you may focus on rhyme schemes, the descriptions used by an author and the exact words used in dialogue.
Big-Picture Reading: Strategies
A good strategy for this type of reading is to consider the message of the author and big questions addressed by the text.
Visualization
This reading strategy involves picturing what you're reading inside your mind. It can help you connect to the text, better remember what's going on and stay engaged.
Visualization: Strategies
You can put this into practice by trying to picture the text you're reading as a movie that is playing inside your mind.
Visualization: Input from the Senses
You'll get the most out of this particular reading strategy if you draw on all of the sensory information provided by the author and use it to shape the 'movie' you're creating in your head.

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