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ERIC Number: EJ403607
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Bridging Gaps: Analyzing Our Students' Metaphors for Composing.
Tobin, Lad
College Composition and Communication, v40 n4 p444-58 Dec 1989
Argues that metaphor offers students and teachers a significant (but little used) means of communication. Contends that by examining and extending student metaphors for composing, teachers gain valuable information about how students struggle to create a text and how they struggle with teachers over issues of power and authority. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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