How to Read Slowly: Reading for Comprehension  -     By: James W. Sire
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How to Read Slowly: Reading for Comprehension

Shaw Books / 1989 / Paperback

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Your eyes see the words, but do you read what you see? Every article, poem, book not only carries information but also projects a way of looking at life. This book helps readers detect not only what writers say but what lies behind what they say. The careful reading of any book requires that we seek out the author's standpoint. What is this author's larger philosophical commitment? What does he or she think life is about? Slowing down will increase our comprehension. Widely used in higher education classrooms.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Shaw Books
Publication Date: 1989
Dimensions: 8 1/4 X 5 1/4 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0877883572
ISBN-13: 9780877883579
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Established in 1968, the Wheaton Literary Series provides insightful books for the thoughtful reader, inspiring imagination, and reflection. These beautifully produced volumes feature prose and poetry of high literary, academic, and artistic merit, written by and about Christian artists of significant stature.--This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.

Author Bio

Born on a ranch on the rim of the Nebraska Sandhills, James W. Sire has been an officer in the Army, a college professor of English literature, philosophy and theology, the chief editor of InterVarsity Press (a Christian publisher of books for thoughtful readers), a lecturer at over two hundred universities in the U.S., Canada, Eastern and Western Europe and Asia, and the author of twenty books on literature, philosophy and the Christian faith. His book The Universe Next Door, published in 1976 and now in its fifth edition, has sold over 350,000 copies and has been translated into 18 foreign languages. He holds a B.A. in chemistry and English from the University of Nebraska, an M.A. in English from Washington State College (now University) and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri. His most recent book is a memoir, The Rim of the Sandhills (eBook on Kindle and Nook).

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