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ERIC Number: EJ664279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0739-0084
Passwords - Teaching Wislawa Szymborska: In Praise of the "I Don't Know."
McCarthy, Sarah
Teachers & Writers, v34 n3 p3-6 Jan-Feb 2003
Expresses concern over students' weakness for hyperbole. Notes that in order to engage students in the process of exploring what they do not know, teachers need to convince them that clarity and understatement requires as much imagination as hyperbole and exaggeration. Presents a teaching exercise that encourages students to write about what they do not know. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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