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ERIC Number: EJ567301
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Efferent and Aesthetic Stance: Understanding the Definition of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" as Metaphor.
Menexas, Vicky
Journal of Children's Literature, v23 n2 p34-41 Fall 1997
Clarifies the "efferent" and "aesthetic" stance on Louise Rosenblatt's theoretical continuum by relating her model to the plot, characters, and scenes in Lois Lowry's "The Giver." Shows that Rosenblatt's view applies to the ways readers read texts and to the way characters in the texts read their text-worlds. Presents implications for aesthetic reading instruction. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Aesthetic Reading; Efferent Reading; Giver (The)
Note: Theme: Literary Study and Literacy Instruction. Pu