ERIC Number: EJ581280
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
The Straw Man Meets His Match: Six Arguments for Studying Humor in English Classes.
Nilsen, Alleen Pace; Nilsen, Don L. F.
English Journal, v88 n4 p34-42 Mar 1999
Counters six arguments against humor in English classes. Presents arguments in support of studying humor in English classes, noting its usefulness and benefits. (SR)
Descriptors: Censorship, Cultural Differences, English Instruction, Grammar, Humor, Language Arts, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Secondary Education, Writing Assignments
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Humor in the English Class.