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ERIC Number: EJ676058
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Politicizing Young Adult Literature: Reading Anderson's "Speak" as a Critical Text.
Alsup, Janet
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v47 n2 p158-66 Oct 2003
Considers how critical texts confront difficult topics. Argues that students need to read, write, and talk about these relevant issues. Suggests that reading literature can be an ethical as well as an intellectual process, and as such it can assist adolescents in coping with their tumultuous lives. Focuses on Laurie Halse Anderson's novel "Speak." (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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