ERIC Number: EJ437319
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Toward an Understanding of the Aesthetic Response to Literature.
Cox, Carole; Many, Joyce E.
Language Arts, v69 n1 p28-33 Jan 1992
Explores aesthetic responses to literature by examining the responses of fifth graders to a variety of books and films. Finds three main characteristics of students' responses: picturing a story in their minds; extending a story or hypothesize about it while reading; and relating associations and feelings evoked while reading and responding. Explores implications for teaching. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Themed Issue: Literature and the Language Arts.