ERIC Number: EJ570063
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Why I Teach, Promote, and Love Adolescent Literature: Confessions of a College English Professor.
Voices from the Middle, v5 n2 p7-9 Apr 1998
Argues that the number one goal in teaching literature should be to create lifelong, reflective readers, and that the job of a novel at its highest level is to illuminate the human condition. Argues that good adolescent literature does all of these things, and does it in such a way that adolescents will ask for more. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Young Adult Readers. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.