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ERIC Number: EJ432636
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
Narratives of Socialization: Literacy in the Short Story.
Eldred, Janet Carey
College English, v53 n6 p686-700 Oct 1991
States that fiction revels in specificity and historicizes problems of socialization, including literacy. Argues that the short story tells a narrative of arrested socialization that ends with characters who find their own speech inadequate and the new speech problematic. Asserts that short stories can provide forums for studies of literacy. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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