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ERIC Number: EJ347050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Why Study American Literature? Here's Why!
Gibson, Carol S. Anderson
English Journal, v76 n2 p29-31 Feb 1987
Provides a list of 118 reasons why the author's students claim they study American literature, including: (1) to broaden their vocabulary, (2) to learn from other people's experiences, and (3) to develop an open mind about different kinds of literature. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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