What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

How to Read Literature Like a Professor
SOLVED: Non-Fiction > SOLVED. Nonfiction book about writing conventions, literary devices, genre, symbol analysis, character archetypes. [s]

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Alex Causor | 2 comments I read this book in college in 2013 at UC Santa Barbara. The book taught writing conventions such as purpose of genre, how to analyze symbols, and explained motifs and character archetypes. I also think that the author talked about the hero's journey in one of the chapters. In the introduction of the book, i specifically remember that the author gave an example of how any book character that preys upon the weak and helpless and lures their victims with charm and beauty could be seen as a vampire archetype.

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Alex Causor | 2 comments yes thank you so much. you are the best

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Adele | 1226 comments Happy to help. Glad it was the right one. :-)

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