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What Close Reading Actually Means


Thus, what “close reading” really means in practice is disciplined re-reading of inherently complex and worthy texts.


As Tim Shanahan puts it in his helpful blog entry, “Because challenging texts do not give up their meanings easily, it is essential that readers re-read such texts,” while noting that “not all texts are worth close reading.”

Via Mel Riddile, Charles Fischer