ERIC Number: ED251832
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Literature and Its Teaching.
McLeod, Alan M., Ed.
Virginia English Bulletin, v34 n2 Win 1984
This theme issue of the "Virginia English Bulletin" focuses on "Literature and Its Teaching." The 15 major articles are: "Response to Literature" (Robert C. Small and Ruth Fisher); "The Power of a Good Book" (Gayle Sterrett); "Some Plain Truths about Teaching English" (Coalition of English Associations); "Introducing High School Students to William Faulkner" (Elizabeth Haynes Burnett); "Struggle for Control in Adolescent Literature" (Judy Baxter); "Reflection, Problem-Solving and Discussion in Teaching Literature" (Charles R. Duke); "Metaphor: A Literary Device and More" (Edgar H. Thompson); "The 'Alice' Books" (Pepper Worthington); "Mathematics in Literature: 'The Phantom Tollbooth'" (Ena Gross); "'A Farewell to Arms' for the Post-Vietnam Generation" (Eric Hibbison); "Aesthetic Experiences: Drawing, Writing, Teaching Literature" (John W. Swope); "Teaching and Writing Poetry" (Michael Segedy); "Fantasy and Science Fiction" (Emily J. Wood); "War, Literature, and the Adolescent" (David Dolde); and "Using Virginia Locales for Literature Study" (Kathleen Mahoney). In addition, the journal contains suggestions for teaching "Great Expectations,""Treasure Island,""Flowers for Algernon,""I Am the Cheese,""Walden," and "Sounder." (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia Association of Teachers of English.
Note: The Virginia Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English.