ERIC Number: EJ562362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Performing Personal Narrative: Anna Deveare Smith's "Fires in the Mirror."
Myers, Elizabeth M.
English Journal, v87 n2 p52-57 Feb 1998
Describes how Anna Deveare Smith's "Fires in the Mirror" can be adapted for the secondary level language arts classroom. Describes a storytelling exercise, and then describes the six stages of the project as students adapted personal narrative for performance: theme; obtaining the interview; the peer-editing workshop; preparing for the performance; final performance; and postperformance activity and conclusion. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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