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Teaching English Poetic Texts to Yemeni Undergraduates


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Of all literary genres, poetry, with its linguistic and artistic unorthodoxy, is believed to contribute the least in the development of students' linguistic competence. How do we introduce this unorthodox discourse into the rule-governed world of language learning? Mainstream poetry pedagogies have proved an inadequate option and so have 'traditional' stylistic pedagogies. This book proposes an eclectic stylistic approach which synthesizes bottom-up with top-down approaches to text processing. The approach has two stages, the analysis and the pedagogy, which correspond to the two roles to be assumed by teachers who wish to adopt the proposed approach. A combination of literary stylistics and the Iserian strand of reader response has been suggested to meet the demands of analysis and the same combination synthesized with practical stylistics to meet the demands of pedagogy. A stylistic analysis and pedagogical treatment of Half an Hour After and The Conclusion (treated as one text for thematic considerations) by Mark O'Connor, and A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes have been carried out using the proposed approach and trialed on a sample of Yemeni undergraduate students of poetry.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC20356
AuthorGibreel Alaghbary
Number of Pages332
Publishing Year2012-05-09T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeLiteracy
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-28 00:00:00
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