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ERIC Number: ED259387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Uses of Literature.
Anderson, Philip M., Ed.
The Leaflet, v83 n2 Spr 1984
The seven articles in this issue are concerned with the various uses of literature and literature study in the English curriculum, specifically to enhance thinking, teach composition, educate the emotions, develop reading comprehension and critical reading skills, explore and develop morals, and evoke a common culture. The titles of the articles are (1) "The Real Basic: Educating the Imagination" (Edgar H. Thompson); (2) "Why Not Literature?" (Barry M. Maid); (3) "The Fit Reader: An Affective Approach" (Susan Monroe Nugent); (4) "Literature Classroom as a Community of Interpreters" (Eugene Smith); (5) "Why We Should Keep Teaching Huck" (Terrence D. Earls); (6) "Effective Ways to Build a Reading Environment" (Nicholas P. Criscuolo); and (7) "Applying Literary Devices and Techniques" (James P. Rhinesmith). (HOD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New England Association of Teachers of English.