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How Literature Works

Poetry and the Phenomenology of Reader Response
  • Patrick Howard
Part of the Practice of Research Method book series (PRM, volume 4)

Abstract

Through symbol, sound, and the magic of meaning literature transports readers into imaginary realms and fosters complex reading behaviors that invite children to experience emotional and intellectual invocations far greater than the sum of the factual constituents on any given page.

Keywords

Life Process Esthetic Experience Moral Imagination Literary Text Social Pattern 
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