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READ THROUGH THE LENS OF BIG LIFE ISSUES, THEN PUT TOGETHER IDEAS FOR A CENTRAL INTERPRETATION
Readers, tonight, build a central interpretation of your own book. If you are just starting a book, work instead with a book you have already read.
Search your book for big life issues. These may include loss, family struggles, friendship, parental pressure, and/or relationships. Keep searching until you find an important issue relating to the whole book. The issue may relate to many characters in your book. Or the life issue may connect with the beginning, middle, and end of your book. Then use that life issue to start thinking about a central interpretation.
If you get stuck in your thinking, use some prompts from the “Thought Prompts to Help Us Move from Simple to Complex Interpretations” chart.
Take time to figure out a central interpretation. It should fit the entire book (or many parts of it). Write your interpretations