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  1. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO you? BY: ALEX, ISAAC, DANNY, AND CARLY

  2. so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. --William Carlos Williams, The Red Wheelbarrow

  3. Reader Response Theory • Where can the true meaning of a work of literature be found? • People • Fish • Holland • Iser • Meaning = Text + Reader

  4. Advantages/Disadvantages • Can lead to new perspectives/ideas • Allows for personal relationship to literature • Easy to misuse • Adding • Changing • Ignoring

  5. Questions to Ask Yourself What does this mean to me?

  6. In History Why was the key to the success of 5th century BC Greek Civilization? Was Hitler a business genius? Why or why not? History not static Many different Theories/Interpretations

  7. In Math/Science

  8. Examples from Past Classes • English • Symbolism • History • Cause and Effect • Math/Science • Applying data

  9. For Example... Spinning Lady Optical Illusion

  10. For Example...

  11. For Example... - The New Yorker

  12. For Example... Where the Wild Things Are

  13. Works Cited "Reader Response Ppt Presentation." AuthorSTREAM Online PowerPoint Presentations and Slideshow Sharing. Web. 24 Sept. 2009. <http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/tccampa-137802-reader-response-literature-fiction-criticism-literary-education-ppt-powerpoint/>. "Reader-response criticism -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 24 Sept. 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reader_response_theory>. "VirtuaLit: Critical Approaches." Default. Web. 24 Sept. 2009. <http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/Virtualit/poetry/critical_define/crit_reader.html>. "William Carlos Williams -." Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More. Web. 24 Sept. 2009. <http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/119>. "YouTube - The President Reads "Where the Wild Things Are"" YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. Web. 24 Sept. 2009. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kP6cDoIHRw>.

  14. Conclusion • Flexibility • Remember, Do Not: • Add • Change • Ignore