Aesthetic vs. efferent reading in reading comprehension courses in the Iranian EFL context

@inproceedings{Forouzani2017AestheticVE,
  title={Aesthetic vs. efferent reading in reading comprehension courses in the Iranian EFL context},
  author={Mohammad Forouzani},
  year={2017}
}
Even though literature has been suggested for use as a means of teaching language in reading comprehension courses, it has been viewed from an efferent perspective (what can be gleaned from the content), not an aesthetic one (what can be gained from the experience). This paper discusses whether aesthetic reading can lead to aesthetic transaction and more engagement of readers with texts in EFL reading courses. The effect of the aesthetic transaction and all its components (6 factors) on the… CONTINUE READING

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