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ERIC Number: EJ1004511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Sharing Time and the Poetic Patterning of Caribbean Independence: The Narrative Architecture of Voice
Van der Aa, Jef
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v44 n2 p177-188 Jun 2013
This article discusses the narrative architecture and interactional uptake of a school child's story about independence in Barbados during sharing time. It is found that an institutional focus on standard resources impacts both teachers' and children's sociolinguistic behavior. Ethnopoetic analysis brings out the child's patterned use of narrative resources and shows how voice is established collaboratively in the classroom here, with a both empowering and policing role for the teacher in steering the storytelling. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Barbados