ERIC Number: EJ277511
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Discourses of Power, the Dialectics of Understanding, the Power of Literacy.
Bennett, Adrian T.
Journal of Education, v165 n1 p53-74 Win 1983
Presents an oral narrative created by a Mexican- American child based on a picture story, and contrasts it with an essay-oriented narrative to demonstrate that essayist literacy as taught in school constrains interpersonal relationships and personal/cultural identity, and serves to maintain the standards of the dominant culture. (MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A