Posts tagged “reader-response theory”

  1. Because I feel like it's been fifteen years and we've NEVER had that conversation as a society. How did we just let that slide?

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  2. Joe Manganiello is living proof that the reader-response theory is the truest form of literary criticism. Reader-response theorists share two beliefs: 1) that the role of the reader cannot be omitted from our understanding of literature and 2) that readers do not passively consume the meaning presented to them by an objective literary text; rather they actively make the meaning they find in literature" (154). In this way, reader-response theory shares common ground with…