Monthly Archives: January 2015

How to Read: Part 3 – The Logic Stage

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series How to Read

The Logic Stage If, during the Grammar level of reading, you were asking “What happened? Who did it happen to? What was this story about?”—you must now ask “How was it done?” Your job is to separate story from plot, character from characterization. Instead … Continue reading

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How to Read: Part 2 – The Grammar Stage

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series How to Read

The Grammar Stage: This is your first pass through a book. Other than a few extra steps, this probably looks pretty close to what you usually do when you read a book. Step 1: Look at the title, cover, and table … Continue reading

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How to Read: Part 1 – Meet the Trivium

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series How to Read

Yes, of course I know you know how to read. If you are looking at this at all, you’ve already proven you are literate. But there is reading, and there is reading. I’m talking about the latter. “Some books are to be tasted, … Continue reading

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