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Rudin, Shai – Children's Literature in Education, 2022
This study examines illustrations of girls in Israeli children's literature of the years 1948-2019. 54 illustrated books for children in which the image of a girl is at the center were analyzed. The illustrations were examined according to two key periods: 1940s-1976, and 1977-2019. The research findings did not confirm the conventional…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Foreign Countries, Feminism, Illustrations
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Valizadeh, Mohammadreza; Vazifehkhah, Ahmad Ezzati – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2021
This paper makes an effort to investigate the obstacles in nonequivalence at the idiomatic and expressional level and then presents some certain factors to face such difficulties in "Animal Farm" novel (1945) by George Orwell and its translation by Amir Amirshahi (1969). The researchers in the current study try by analyzing six certain…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Translation, Novels, Indo European Languages
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Murillo, Fernando – Prospects, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic can be read as an eruption of the Real: a traumatic event that overwhelms our capacity for symbolization and exposes the fragility of the imaginary. Albert Camus addresses this traumatic dimension in his 1947 novel "The Plague," in which he reserves a rather puzzling statement for the closing paragraph: A plague…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Trauma, Novels
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Kraus, Simon F. – Physics Education, 2020
Throughout the long history of astronomy, scientists have repeatedly written fictional stories, which often lend themselves to use in the classroom thanks to the authors' in-depth knowledge and an appealing storyline. This article uses the novel 'The Black Cloud', written by the well-known astronomer Fred Hoyle, to show which physical-astronomical…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Novels, Science Fiction, Thermodynamics
Reilly, Kevin P. – Liberal Education, 2020
You can acquire knowledge, understanding, and habits of mind by studying James Joyce that are invaluable in a variety of ways and that many employers would like to see in their employees. What multinational organization, for instance, does not want professionals who, blending accepted wisdom with forward thinking, can critically assess business…
Descriptors: Authors, Twentieth Century Literature, Undergraduate Students, Student Development
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Beauvais, Clémentine – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
This article explores child-authored texts, both real and fictional, and the adult discourse surrounding or commenting on such texts. It focuses on the example of young Marcel's writing in Proust's "In Search of Lost Time," and on the critical commentary on the juvenilia of child authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. I…
Descriptors: Children, Authors, Childrens Writing, Nineteenth Century Literature
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Hanratty, Brian – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2021
This paper is predicated on an argument for presenting the Irish short story as a statutory recommendation within the A Level English syllabus in Northern Ireland (and also, perhaps, in syllabi set by Examination Boards in other parts of the United Kingdom). Employing a carefully considered literary-critical perspective, the paper offers a…
Descriptors: Twentieth Century Literature, Literary Genres, Two Year Colleges, Postsecondary Education
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Leight, Robert L.; Columba, Lynn – Education, 2019
The purpose of this essay is to examine Harper Lee's insights about education, particularly as found in "To Kill a Mockingbird." Lee apparently relied on reflections of her own experiences as the narrator, Scout, describes her first day in school in chapters two and three. But, it should be kept in mind that the narrative is fiction, a…
Descriptors: Novels, Twentieth Century Literature, Student Experience, Fiction
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Brown, Joan L. – Hispania, 2017
Carmen Martín Gaite's "Caperucita en Manhattan" is a Young Adult novel ahead of its time. If this category had existed in Spain when it was published, it is likely that it would have earned the critical recognition it deserves. The novel's exciting plot, captivating prose, wise cultural commentary, factual content, sense of humor, and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Novels, Spanish Literature, Fairy Tales
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Tunc, Tanfer Emin – Children's Literature in Education, 2017
This article discusses how, following in the footsteps of United States imperial children's writers Jacob Abbott and Edward Stratemeyer, Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade (1860-1936), the original author of the "Our Little Cousins" series (1901-1905), contributed to the American culture of empire. Wade was one of the most prolific and popular…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, United States Literature, Foreign Policy, Twentieth Century Literature
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Jalali, Maryam; Ghobadi, Hanifeh – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
If we study the shared themes of these two poets, it will be observed that although they are distant culturally and geographically but a similarity and a mental resemblance between their works can be identified. Forough Farrokhzad, the Persian poet, in whose last works experiences an evolutionary trend and actually achieves a thematic revolution,…
Descriptors: Poetry, Spanish Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, Comparative Analysis
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Keshmiri, Fahimeh; Darzikola, Shahla Sorkhabi – English Language Teaching, 2016
Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, American memorable novelists have had philosophic ideas about modernity. In fact their idea about existential interests of American, and the effects of American system on society, is mirrored in their creative works. All through his early works, Fitzgerald echoes the existential center of his era. Obviously,…
Descriptors: Authors, United States Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, Philosophy
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Dudareva, Marianna A.; Goeva, Nina P. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2017
The article deals with a complicated archetypal tree complex in Russian literature. The object chosen here is "white willow" (vetla) as one of the species of willow in its different variations--daphne willow (verba) and goat willow (rakita), and willow itself. In the 19th century Russian literature we can find the image of white willow…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Russian Literature, Forestry, Nineteenth Century Literature
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Daghoughi, Shekoufeh; Hashemian, Mahmood – English Language Teaching, 2016
Due to differences across languages, meanings and concepts vary across different languages, too. The most obvious points of difference between languages appear in their literature and their culture-specific items (CSIs), which lead to complexities when transferring meanings and concepts from one language into another. To overcome the complexities…
Descriptors: Translation, Culture, Taxonomy, Indo European Languages
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Kuriakose, John – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Eliot's poem "The Waste Land" is a pilgrimage in quest of an answer to the problem of desire--universal as well as personal--especially deviant sexuality, immoral behavior and their consequences. The traditional tags on the poem such as "a poem about Europe" and a poem about the "disillusionment of a generation" serve…
Descriptors: Poetry, Poets, Twentieth Century Literature, Literature Appreciation
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