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ERIC Number: EJ583409
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-2840
"The Misfortune of a Man Like Ourselves": Robert Cormier's "The Chocolate War" as Aristotelian Tragedy.
Keeling, Kara
ALAN Review, v26 n2 p9-12 Win 1999
Examines criticism of and resistance to Robert Cormier's young adult novel "The Chocolate War." Argues that the book should be taught as tragedy and that teachers should pay their high school students the compliment of assuming their humanity and thus their need and ability to grapple with true tragedy. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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