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ERIC Number: EJ633380
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4056
"A Metaphor Is Pinning Air to the Wall": A Literature Review of the Child's Use of Metaphor. Review of Research.
Wilson, Sandip Lee Anne
Childhood Education, v77 n2 p96-99 Win 2000-2001
Reviews literature on children's use of metaphors, focusing on how metaphorical language is used in the learning process and the implications for teachers in helping their students use metaphorical language and thereby build knowledge of the world. Asserts that teachers need to speak metaphorically and that conversation, writing, and literature create context for metaphorical statements. (KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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