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ERIC Number: EJ785336
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
The Educational Value of Nasreddin Hodja's Anecdotes
Asilioglu, Bayram
Children's Literature in Education, v39 n1 p1-8 Mar 2008
The anecdotes of Nasreddin Hodja, who lived in Anatolia in the 13th century, have always attracted people due to the humour they contain, but this discussion also focuses on exploring the educational value of the anecdotes. According to teachers who contributed to this study, the anecdotes stimulate students' interest in language work, create a relaxed learning atmosphere and help students think positively through Nasreddin Hodja's humour. The anecdotes, which relate to social life and society, cover a rich diversity of topics with both positive and negative examples of behaviour; and they also may provoke positive effects in the personality development of children.
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Language: English
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