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‘It don’t mean a thing …’ ‘literary’ language in secondary classrooms

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posted on 2015-10-01, 00:00 authored by Paul Duck
The thesis argues that close reading of literary works can strengthen a grasp of the relationship between words and meaning. It finds an undue emphasis in classrooms on abstracted content at the expense of literary form and concludes that close reading should be restored to the centre of literary education.

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Pagination

313 pages

Open access

  • Yes

Material type

thesis

Resource type

thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

PhD

Copyright notice

The Author. All Rights Reserved

Editor/Contributor(s)

B Doecke, G Auld

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

School

School of Education