ERIC Number: EJ646880
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Myth Ritual Theory and the Teaching of Multicultural Literature.
English Journal, v91 n5 p52-55 May 2002
Grapples with the difficult task of helping students differentiate between "myth" as a false belief or lie and "myth" as a cultural phenomenon embedded in sophisticated systems of meaning and action. Outlines four goals for the world mythology unit that help explore this greater sophistication with ninth graders. Concludes that the unit helps students locate themselves within this cultural dynamic. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The World of Literature.