ERIC Number: EJ604639
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Inviting Spaces: First Person Narrative in Young Adult Fiction.
English in Australia, n126 p65-68 Dec-Jan 1999-2000
Examines some of the characteristics of third-person narrative used commonly in teenage fiction prior to the 1990's. Explores whether first person narrative actually provides a more engaging mode of reading, and how exactly it does this. Concludes that teenagers are responding to Young Adult fiction enthusiastically because these books are very stimulating with mysteries and puzzles to figure out. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Literary Devices, Literary Styles, Personal Narratives, Reading Attitudes, Secondary Education
Australian Association for the Teaching of English, P.O. Box 3203, Norwood, South Australia 5067. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A