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ERIC Number: EJ606320
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
If the Fish Stinks....
Meltzer, Milton
New Advocate, v11 n2 p97-105 Spr 1998
Describes how the proverb, "When the fish stinks, say that it stinks" permeates the author's writing of biographies of well-known American "heroes" for young readers. Points out the writer's obligation to illuminate both the negative and positive character and behavior of the people he or she writes about, offering examples from the author's biographical subjects. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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