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Three Ways of Reading
On the Lines (comprehension)
Between the Lines (inference)
Beyond the Lines (significance)
Habit of Mind
Patterns of thought that lead them to question assumptions
Four Habits of Mind
Inquires, Observations, Asking Questions, and Examining Alternatives
Art of speaking and persuading "how we use words"
4 ways of Analyzing Text
Situation, Purpose, Claims, and Audience
What caused the writing
What is the writing trying to accomplish
What the writer says to be true
Who is the the writing addressed to
Three Types of Diction
Colloquial, Informal, Formal Language
used by researchers to examine texts of public speeches as they occur in society with the aim of interpreting textual meaning. (interpretive approach)