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How to Judge a Book A Handy Method of Criticism for the General Reader by Edwin L. Shuman

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Books & Reading,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Books & Reading,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10508867M
ISBN 100548030804
ISBN 109780548030806

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  How to judge a book by its cover We might not like to admit it, but most of us choose our books on the basis of a quick read of the back cover. So what makes a good blurb? Chris Power.   We've all heard "Never judge a book by its cover" but that's exactly what this activity asks your children to do. It's not all it will ask, though. It hooks them with a little guess work, and then gets them to read the book to see if their predictions are right. Judging a Book By Its Cover but if we exert a little effort—like opening a book and browsing its contents before deciding whether to buy it—we can see past our visual biases to the truth.   Just like we judge a book by its cover. Although everyone says you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, this really doesn’t apply to books themselves. In fact, the cover is one of the most important parts of a book.

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