ERIC Number: EJ559440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees": A New Classroom Classic.
Kelly, Karen M.; Kelly, Philip H.
English Journal, v86 n8 p61-63 Dec 1997
Argues that Barbara Kingsolver is one of the fresh new American voices whose work could find a comfortable niche in the curriculum canon for high school literature classes. Describes her novel, "The Bean Trees," determining that it is an extremely "teachable" work. Outlines opportunities the book offers in terms of themes, various literary techniques, and other connections. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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