ERIC Number: EJ636837
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Insights from Authors: What Readers Can Learn about Self and Society.
White, David E.; Fraser, Jason W.
Journal of Children's Literature, v27 n2 p39-44 Fall 2001
Analyzes three novels by three authors and conducted interviews to gain insights about their work. Explores with the authors their perceptions of their protagonists as role models or heroes. Discusses with the authors whether or not they would describe their protagonists as conformists or non-conformists. Gains insights from the authors regarding their conceptualization of families in their novels. (SG)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Authors, Characterization, Elementary Secondary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Interviews, Reading Aloud to Others, Writing (Composition)
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, Evelyn Freeman, co-editor, School of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Images in Children's Literature.