Essays about: "didactic essay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words didactic essay.

  1. 1. ENVISIONING YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE : A STUDY ON TEACHING ENVISIONMENT IN THE ESL-CLASSROOM

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Karolina Heier; [2017]
    Keywords : Teaching; envisionment; literature; literacy; Young Adult Literature; YA; Judith A. Langer; Ruta Sepetys; English as a Second language;

    Abstract : This essay is based on Judith A. Langer’s many years of literacy research and her concepts of ‘the literate mind’ and ‘envisionment building’ in the classroom. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Defence of Literary Theory : A psychoanalytical study of selected works by Percy Bysshe Shelley with a view to didactic usage

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Markus Edmonds; [2017]
    Keywords : Literary didactics; Lacan; Shelley; literary psychoanalytic criticism; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay argued the importance of literary theory in the classroom. As a teacher, it is possible to achieve the empathetic goals of the English curriculum and Judith A. Langer’s ambition of literate thinking by using poetry and literary theory in school. READ MORE

  3. 3. Didactic Aspects of Transferred Social Values in Children´s Literature : A Character Analysis Focusing on Adult-Child Power Structures Found in Lois Lowry´s Novel Number the Stars

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Annelie Persson; [2016]
    Keywords : power; ideology; children´s literature; didactic intent; narration;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay was to examine adult-child power structures connected to the main character in Lois Lowry´s novel Number the Stars, to see if they could be found in different levels, and layers of the text. With the focus to see if the novel´s content might correlate to any educational purposes if used when teaching English as a second language in the Swedish upper secondary school. READ MORE

  4. 4. An argument for a postcolonial canon of literature for upper-secondary schools in multicultural Sweden : Course book analysis and didactic questions regarding the teaching of literature in the English subject

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andreas Signell; [2016]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; canon; didactics; multiculturalism; syllabus;

    Abstract : This essay investigates the possibility of a postcolonial canon of literature for upper-secondary schools in multicultural Sweden. It uses an in depth course book analysis as a basis for looking at didactic questions regarding the teaching of postcolonial literature. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transgression and Tradition : Redefining Gender Roles in Elizabeth Gaskell´s North and South

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikationLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Anna Algotsson; [2015]
    Keywords : North and South; Elizabeth Gaskell; Victorian women; gender norms; transgression; gender spheres;

    Abstract : This essay argues that Elizabeth Gaskell challenges the limiting gender roles of the Victorian era through giving her heroine, Margaret Hale in North and South, both the traditionally female qualities of virtue and selflessness and the traditionally masculine qualities of independence and action. The essay also argues that Gaskell’s heroine balances between the feminine and the masculine world as to not appear “unwomanly”, but rather subtly influencing the readers and calls for changing gender norms. READ MORE