ERIC Number: EJ459243
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Situating Readers--Part Five: What Disempowers Meaning-Making? (Research Report).
Vine, Harold A., Jr.; Faust, Mark A.
English Journal, v82 n3 p33-36 Mar 1993
Explores how asking students to abstract a theme statement from a literary text as a main reading objective can actually disempower students' reading experience. Bases the claims on original research on how 288 readers read a short story. Considers how teachers might more profitably talk about theme. (HB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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