Types of Readers

Four ways characters look at and assess a situation

Literal Reader

Sees exactly what the text says.
Star Trek - Burning the midnight oil (Ingnite the midnight petroleum)

Eisegetic Reader

Forces own views on the text
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Immature Reader

Draws conclusions too early
Why You Should Never Celebrate Too Soon

Good Interpreter

Draws intelligent conclusions
Sherlock BBC: Holmes and Watson first meeting

Types of Readers

Types of Readers are an idea from Dr. Daniel McMahon at DeMatha Catholic High School. This video version was put together by Tom Krawczewicz.