ERIC Number: EJ529209
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Metaphor and Mantra: The Function of Stories in "Number the Stars."
Walter, Virginia A.
Children's Literature in Education, v27 n2 p123-30 Jun 1996
Discusses the psychological function of the narrative form and metaphor in Lois Lowry's "Number of Stars." Draws on Jerome Bruner's work to suggest that narratives are central to the way that children and adults make sense of their lives and their selves. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A