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ERIC Number: EJ289452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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In Defense of Traditional Language: Folktales and Reading Texts.
Egan, Owen
Reading Teacher, v37 n3 p228-33 Dec 1983
Notes that modern rewriters transform traditional folk stories for reading texts, adhering to strictures imposed by popular ideas about childhood, language, and learning. Proposes to improve the quality of folktales and learning by restoring original language in folktales. (FL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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