ERIC Number: EJ594679
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Understanding "Morning Girl" through Judith Langer's "Envisionment" Model.
Tuleja, Elizabeth A.
Journal of Children's Literature, v24 n2 p56-65 Fall 1998
Relates the author's own experience of reading "Morning Girl," by Michael Dorris, as an example of practicing literary criticism. Provides an in-depth analysis of "Morning Girl" and how it could be interpreted and discussed through Langer's model of envisionment building. Illuminates Langer's theory so that it may be applied to any text read in the classroom. (SC)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Discourse Analysis, Elementary Education, Literary Criticism, Models, Perspective Taking, Reader Text Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship
Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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