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ERIC Number: ED031477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May
Pages: 5
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Using Films in Teaching English Composition.
Stern, Adele H.
English Journal, v57 n5 p646-49 May 1968
The use of films in the classroom can help motivate students not only to write but also to consciously employ literary techniques. A film offers visual and audio parallels for conventions traditionally associated with writing, such as metaphor, plot, theme, point-of-view, dialect, satire, and imagery. Since these film conventions can be directly transferred to writing, students who are able to comprehend film composition are better able to understand the techniques involved in skillful literary composition. (A list of films for stimulating written composition is included. ) (MP)
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