ERIC Number: EJ651848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Teaching Trickster Figures in Short Fiction.
McKenna, John J.
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v2 n1 p6-12 Fall 2001
Discusses the figure of the trickster, a character who lives by his or her own wits. Proposes getting students to the point of sympathetic understanding of the trickster is often not easy. Outlines three examples of the trickster in short fiction. (PM)
Descriptors: Characterization, English Instruction, Secondary Education, Short Stories, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Loren Logsdon, Humanities Division, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530-1500.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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