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ERIC Number: EJ347027
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Composition and Popular Culture: From Mindless Consumers to Critical Writers.
Boyd, Veleda; Robitaille, Marilyn
English Journal, v76 n1 p51-53 Jan 1987
Presents a model for a composition workshop using topics generated from the popular media. Designed to help students explore the mimetic characteristics of popular culture and to analyze the appeals, claims, and techniques used in advertising. Grouped under thematic guidelines of social roles, assignments are flexible in length but easily changed to different patterns of organization. (NKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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