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Panther, Leah – Multicultural Perspectives, 2020
When Ana, a student in Miss Jerome's American Literature course, watched a makeup tutorial instead of completing her assigned work, it became a critical incident highlighting how one educator used student counterscripts to critically center students' ways of knowing and ways of being in the English curriculum. Using culturally sustaining…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Decision Making, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods
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Almufayrij, Haifa – Arab World English Journal, 2020
In teaching poetry, one of the first problems to be addressed is the lack of appropriate schemata when studying English and American poetic texts. The current study inquires about the students' perception regarding how Saudi students perceive the relationship between the lack of appropriate schemata and the comprehension of English and American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Student Attitudes, Schemata (Cognition)
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Adams, Lis – Journal of Museum Education, 2020
Bridging the gap between an author's works based on real life and historical accuracy can be a challenge for literary sites that symbolize both fiction and reality. Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, the home of the Alcott family and the place in which she wrote her most famous novel, "Little Women," also served as the setting for the…
Descriptors: Historic Sites, Authors, United States Literature, Fiction
Borsheim-Black, Carlin; Sarigianides, Sophia Tatiana – Teachers College Press, 2019
Rooted in examples from their own and others' classrooms, the authors offer discipline-specific practices for implementing antiracist literature instruction in White-dominant schools. Each chapter explores a key dimension of antiracist literature teaching and learning, including designing literature-based units that emphasize racial literacy,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Multicultural Education, Literature Appreciation, Reading Instruction
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Kaifu, Chen – English Language Teaching, 2019
"A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway in his early creative time, has been rated as "the representative classic in the Lost Generation" for its particular narrative strategies. This paper gives a systematic analysis of its narrative order, narrative voice and narrative situation so as to achieve a better interpretation of…
Descriptors: Novels, Narration, Literary Devices, Authors
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Murti, Bayu Dewa; Nababan, M. R.; Santosa, Riyadi; Wiratno, Tri – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
This study investigates extra causers, their types, and their application in "Angels and Demons," a novel by Dan Brown. This study also attempts to establish the function of extra causers in constructing a mysterious conflict between religion and science throughout the various stages of the novel. The study was conducted using a…
Descriptors: Novels, Conflict, Religion, Sciences
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Salas, Spencer; Murray, Beth; Mraz, Maryann; Gautam, Bishwa; Siefert, Bobbi – English Teaching Forum, 2019
American short stories are a window into a larger tradition of U.S. literature--and the cultural history they represent. They do not require the same sort of time commitment that reading a novel might. Classic American short stories are widely available on the internet and even accessible through American English Publications. Often in the public…
Descriptors: United States Literature, Literary Genres, Secondary School Curriculum, Vocabulary
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Heron-Hruby, Alison; Johnson, Lindsay Ellis – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
In this classroom study, the authors examine the use of popular psychology myths as a frame for literary analysis in high school English. The study reflects a cultural studies approach to teaching that attends to students' cultural awareness in interpreting what they read. Previous research has demonstrated that students' cultural awareness, in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Psychology, Misconceptions
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Kunnath, Joshua P.; Jackson, Arika – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
As young people today are flooded with information from a multitude of sources, they must be prepared to perceive the potentially oppressive and nefarious nature of many texts. Critical literacy is a theory and strategy that allows young people, along with people of all ages, to achieve just this; however, teachers often experience difficulties…
Descriptors: Social Media, Critical Literacy, Consciousness Raising, Grade 11
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Newman, Andrew – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
This essay illustrates the application of reception study, the subfield of literary history that emphasises the historical experiences of readers, to pedagogical contexts by investigating the teaching of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" (1925) in American high schools during the 1980s. Focusing on the episode in which Jay Gatsby…
Descriptors: Life Style, Advantaged, United States Literature, Literary Criticism
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Endo, Rachel – Children's Literature in Education, 2018
The year 2017 will mark the 75th anniversary when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 or EO 9066 on February 19, 1942. EO 9066 led to the mass incarceration of approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans into ten racially segregated concentration camps throughout the U.S. This article discusses the educational and literary…
Descriptors: Novels, Adolescent Literature, Japanese Americans, United States Literature
Goff, Brenton – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Although most of the writing in high school English Language Arts (ELA) classrooms is about literature and although there have been incessant calls for changing the practices of teaching and learning literature, only meager amounts of research have been conducted in these interrelated domains of the field. Accordingly, this dissertation seeks to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, English, Language Arts, Teaching Methods
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Almahameed, Atef Adel; Almahameed, Nusaiba Adel; Rabea, Reem; Alshamare, Imad-edden Nayif M A'leade – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This paper is aimed at interpreting Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Masque of the Red Death' (1842) and its portrayal of death in relation to the Holy Qur'an and Arabic literary heritage. This reading provides new insights into the understanding of the story. The paper argues that Poe's story and its depictions of death allows for a transtextual analysis…
Descriptors: Literature, Islam, Death, Semitic Languages
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Dewi, Ida Kusuma; Nababan, M. R.; Santosa, Riyadi; Djatmika – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
This study looks at how African-American (AA) dialects in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" novel should be translated into the Indonesian language. For the data, sayings by AA characters featuring the African-American English (AAE) phonological dialect were selected. An emphasis was placed on how Twain makes use of…
Descriptors: United States Literature, Black Dialects, African Americans, Translation
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Canli, Gülsüm; Karadag, Ayse Banu – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This study is based on a comparative analysis of Turkish translations of "Sanctuary" (1931) by William Faulkner and aims to review the assumptions of literary translation by Antoine Berman's "retranslation hypothesis" and "deforming tendencies." The novel was exposed to an obligatory rewriting process by the editor…
Descriptors: Turkish, Translation, Novels, Editing
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