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ERIC Number: EJ659065
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-9170
Writing and Identity Construction: A Young Author's Life in Transition.
Van Sluys, Katie
Language Arts, v80 n3 p176-84 Jan 2003
Discusses how Wera, a recent immigrant from Poland, uses memoir as a tool to reflect on her life while shaping her identity between school and family. Presents three scenes to describe her work. Discusses how the three scenes focus on using life knowledge and experiences in building of self, writing as a tool for identity construction, and learning spaces that honor differences. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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