The gist of reading fills a niche establishes new ideas and conclusions and is itself a pleasure to read david rapp northwestern university chapter 1 contents recommended gramophone film typewriter friedrich a kittler translated with an introduction by geoffrey winthrop young and michael wutz. Gist was borrowed from the anglo french legal phrase cest action gist this action lies in the early 18th century and was originally used in legal contexts as a term referring to the foundation or grounds for a legal action without which that action would not be legally sustainable. The gist of a gist after watching a movie or reading a good novel we may have a sense of the gist but especially if its for entertainment purposes we may not articulate it. What is reading for gist gist is the overall meaning the core idea of a spoken or written discourse when taking a quick look at a written text to establish its genre and the main message its writer means to get across were reading for gist. Gist is a summarizing technique that can be used in any content area students will learn and apply the strategy while doing online research and writing activities on news stories
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