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    Sam Garonzik on a slippery category that fills readers with joy – and gives them plenty of material for debate.

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    Reading Photographs as Texts for Narrative Inspiration

    Pictures tell stories. We learn this from our earliest days. Our parents read to us—lulling us towards sleep in that sing-song...

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