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6: Writing about Readers - Applying Reader-Response Theory

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    • anonymous
    • Anonymous by request

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the theory of reader response, which focuses on the reader’s reading experience.
    • Apply the reader-response methodology to works of literature.
    • Engage in the writing process of a peer writer, including peer review.
    • Review and evaluate a variety of reader-response papers by peer writers.
    • Draft and revise a reader-response paper on a literary work.