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Wessels, Stephanie; Herrera, Socorro G. – TESOL Journal, 2014
Writing can be a difficult task for many students in today's classrooms; however, for students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD), writing can be especially difficult. These students often are in the process of developing their facility with the English language, and they possess cultural backgrounds that differ from those of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Writing (Composition), Novels, Teaching Methods
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DeVries, Scott – Hispania, 2010
In this paper, I begin with the identification of a moment of intertextuality between "Un viejo que leia novelas de amor" (1989) by Chilean Luis Sepulveda and "La voragine" (1924) by Colombian Jose Eustasio Rivera as an analytical motif for a reevaluation of the environmentalism and political ecologies in the Spanish American "novela de la selva"…
Descriptors: Spanish Americans, Ecology, Hispanic Americans, United States Literature
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Ruiz, Eduardo – Hispania, 2014
Cervantes's "novela" creates a complex protagonist due in part to the involvement of the slaves' destructive and creative energies: a linguistic and erotic paradox. Linguistically the female slave foregrounds the historical dichotomy between "ladinos" and "bozales" and the related problematic of conversion,…
Descriptors: Authors, Slavery, Spanish Literature, Novels
Sharkey, Judy, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
What happens when practitioners and researchers work together in an elementary classroom setting? Discover the power of using engaging and informative lesson plans developed in elementary classrooms across the U.S. and backed by current research. Hear from both sides of the profession and understand how they come together for the benefit of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Evidence Based Practice, Culturally Relevant Education
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Macgillivray, Ian K. – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2006
In 2004, a group of high school students at a private American school in Mexico City started the first gay-straight alliance in Mexico. A small group of conservative parents and a Mormon principal organized in opposition. This paper details the students' struggle to keep their club and offers lessons learned about student activism, school change,…
Descriptors: Activism, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, High School Students
Casalduero, Joaquin – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Characterization, Historical Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature, Novels
Ferreras, Juan Ignacio – Cuad Hispanoamer, 1970
Discusses assets and liabilities of novels laden with costumbrismo," a type of writing in Spanish literature, similar to local color writing, in which the speech, dress, mannerisms, habits of thought, and topography peculiar to a certain area are depicted. (DS)
Descriptors: Descriptive Writing, Formal Criticism, Local Color Writing, Motifs
Leal, Luis – Revista Iberoamer, 1970
Attributes Borges' preference for fantasy in fiction to the influence exerted by H.G. Wells, Franz Kafka, G.K. Chesterton, and William Beckford. (DS)
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Characterization, Fantasy, Fiction
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Hamilton, Carlos D. – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Descriptors: Biographies, Hispanic American Literature, Impressionistic Criticism, Latin American Literature
Llorens, Vicente – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Formal Criticism, Historical Criticism, History, Nineteenth Century Literature
Oliart, Alberto – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Characterization, Formal Criticism, Hispanic American Literature, Literary Perspective
Zapata Olivella, Manuel – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1972
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Characterization, Fiction, Hispanic American Literature
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Penuelas, Marcelino C. – Cuadernos Americanos, 1972
Descriptors: Characterization, Formal Criticism, Literary Influences, Literary Styles
Uram, Andrea – 1992
An application of the self-authoring component of commercial software programs is described that can be used effectively in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classrooms whose students have a wide range of literacy skills. The programs described, DOUBLE UP and RHUBARB, are in the form of a puzzle that helps students to practice reconstructing…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Software, English (Second Language), Grammar
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Rosemberg, Fernando – Revista Iberoamericana, 1972
Descriptors: Characterization, Formal Criticism, Hispanic American Literature, Novels
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