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You Are What You Read

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Become an engaged reader

How you can enrich your life by becoming a more skillful and engaged reader of literature We are what we read, according to Robert DiYanni. Reading may delight us or move us; we may read for instruction or inspiration. But more than this, in reading we discover ourselves. We gain access to the li...

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In You Are What You Read, DiYanni provides a practical guide that shows how we can increase the benefits and pleasures of reading literature by becoming more skillful and engaged readers.DiYanni suggests that we attend first to what authors say and the way in which they say it, rather than rushin...

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He explores the paradoxical pleasures of reading through a series of illuminating oppositions: solitary versus social reading, submitting to or resisting the author, reading inwardly or outwardly, and more. He considers the various forms of literature, from the essay to the novel, the short story...

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