ERIC Number: ED163343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Stereotyping of the Elderly in Literature, Television, and Films.
Our society has many misconceptions or stereotyped ideas about elderly people. These stereotyped ideas have from time to time been reflected in literature for both adults and young people. It is the purpose of this course to make secondary level students aware of the stereotyped ideas commonly held about the elderly and to enable them to recognize these stereotypes when they occur in literature. Students will also be made aware of the harm done to the elderly and society in general by the perpetuation of these stereotypes. Finally, students will realize that the elderly do not conform to stereotyped ideas and that there are non-stereotyped portrayals of the aged in literature. Content and/or procedures, instructional materials, and evaluative criteria are included. (Author/KA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Commission on Aging, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents see CG 013 036, CG 013 038, CG 013 039, CG 013 040, CG 013 041, CG 013 042, CG 013 043