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ERIC Number: EJ776527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
The Art of Imitation
Shields, J. Scott
English Journal, v96 n6 p56-60 Jul 2007
Applying his experiences teaching photography to teaching English, high school teacher J. Scott Shields cultivates students' original writing by promoting imitation. Students learn to develop their literary voices by crafting verse-narratives that mimic the character, plot, and stylistic devices of Dante and Chaucer.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona