Hidden Intellectualism Gerald Graff Summary

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In Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Graff, he starts with the contention of "road smarts" versus "school-smarts". Graff clarifies that school-smarts can be covered up inside of road smarts and can be learnt through conversing with companions, as well as from the media and our surroundings, thus the "shrouded" intellectualism. He goes onto clarify that "schools and universities disregard the scholarly capability of road smarts" (198) in light of the fact that these sorts of intellectualism are really viewed as against intellectualism. Graff then starts to talk about that intellectualism is frequently peered downward on inside of schools, and individuals that are considered "school-brilliant" are seen as geeky, or exhausting. We discover that

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