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efferent

[′ef·ə·rənt]
(physiology)
Carrying or conducting away, as the duct of an exocrine gland or a nerve.
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To indulge a double pun: it turns out that Huck is literally and literarily, efferently and aesthetically, informed by natura naturans, i.
The students read the adolescent literature both efferently and aesthetically (Rosenblatt, 1995) as they attended to humor, thus setting conditions for engaging the humor.
I chose The House on Mango Street because I imagined my students would like the style of the book, especially the mini-chapters/vignettes and the poetic language, but also because these students were experienced readers: The House on Mango Street was not a challenging book for them to read efferently, and we could spend more time thinking about issues and less time identifying what would happen next.