Deeper Reading Within the Text and Alongside Other Texts

Deeper Reading Within the Text and Against Texts Questions 2

Questions to Consider:


  • Look at how the story ends. Is it fixed (gives a sense of completeness) or open (provides a space for the reader to rethink the storyline and/or how characters exercise power)?

Genre (learn more about genres)

  • What genres are reflected in the text?
  • In what ways do the genres shape how the story gets told and the expectations of the reader?
  • In what ways do these genres or ways of telling stories shape the reader’s engagement with the text? 

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