1. Reading is a collaboration between the author and the reader that aims to produce meaning in the process of working through the text.
2. The production of meaning(s) is informed not only by the author's subjectivity, present in the text at the time of writing, but also by the reader's subjectivity brought to the text at the time of reading.
3. The purpose of the reading as a productive process feeds the interpretation of the text.
4. This notion of reading envisions both the author and the reader as agents in the production of meaning.