ERIC Number: EJ468571
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Reconceptualizing the Language of Adult Literacy.
Ilsley, Paul J.; Stahl, Norman A.
Journal of Reading, v37 n1 p20-27 Sep 1993
Analyzes the usage of four metaphors (school, medical and industrial, military, and banking) that commonly appear in the United States' media and in public speeches that dramatize illiteracy. Argues that educators need to be aware of the strategic use of language in this adult literacy context. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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