Posts tagged “the fountainhead”

  1. 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…

  2. Previously: Ayn Rand's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.  "Steal Dad's Anglia to fly to Hogwarts?" Ron cried in astonishment. "Mum would never let us hear the end of it!" "The question isn't who is going to let me," Harry said, already climbing into the driver's seat and making an informed, personal decision about whether or not he chose to wear a seatbelt, "it's who is going to stop me.”