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ERIC Number: EJ343603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Orality, Literacy, and Star Wars.
Havelock, Eric A.
Written Communication, v3 n9 p411-20 Oct 1986
Argues that the educational system should encourage "down to earth" language by including oral recitation in the curricula, particularly recitation of popular poetry with accompaniment. Using the shuttle disaster as a striking example, claims that the modern media overuses conceptual language to disguise the hard meaning of what is being communicated. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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