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ERIC Number: EJ513243
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Finding Ways In: Redefining Multicultural Literature.
Fishman, Andrea R.
English Journal, v84 n6 p73-79 Oct 1995
Describes an experience during classroom discussion of Alice Walker's "Roselily" that led a teacher to revise her understanding of multiculturalism. Defines three problematic yet popular approaches to understanding the differences in culture in the United States and then presents a fourth approach that encourages students to see themselves and others as representing many cultures individually and collectively. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Special section: Multicultural Literature and Multicultural Issues.