ERIC Number: EJ651855
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Deflowered: Walking Students through A Harsher Reading of John Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums."
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v2 n1 p61-75 Fall 2001
Discusses a teaching method for John Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums" which focuses on word choice, symbolism, character interaction, and gender roles. Proposes that such a close study should reveal to students that Steinbeck should be considered one of America's most talented writers. (PM)
Descriptors: Characterization, Critical Reading, English Instruction, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Sex Role, Short Stories, Symbolism, Teaching Methods, Twentieth Century Literature
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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