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ERIC Number: EJ494557
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4103
Exploring Oral Traditions through the Written Text.
Metting, Fred
Journal of Reading, v38 n4 p282-89 Dec-Jan 1994-95
Argues that, by reading literature that incorporates folklore and oral traditions, students learn to recognize and appreciate how oral traditions have influenced all cultures. Argues that a study of contemporary American written literature which incorporates elements of the oral tradition introduces students to old and deep wisdom and to a diverse array of modern writers and text. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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