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Childrens Literature

I WANT TO LOVE CHILDREN EVEN MORE 02/10/2011 Lecture 4 Are children better off now than they were 50 years ago? Comparing childhood today with childhood 50 years ago, there are many dramatic changes. There are new forms of media such as television and the internet. Family structures and emphasis on values today are nothing like they were 50 years ago. It was odd if a family did not sit at the dinner table together. Today there is so much going on it is odd to sit at the dinner table together...

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Children s literature

Children’s literature can be defined as good quality trade books for children from birth to adolescence, covering topics of relevance and interests to children of those ages, through prose and poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Children can connect with the characters, events, places, and problems in literature on a personal level. Such affective responses to literature provide opportunities for students to become personally involved in reading and learning. For children to be successful they should...

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study of literature for children

Study of Literature in Elementary School Literature is yields of writing and spoken substance. Generally, literature tells anything from creative writing to be literally work like as poetry, drama, fiction and nonfiction which have an aim to work of the creativity of the imaginations (Lombardi, n.d). Too few of children in elementary school who learnig about literature because the schools are more focusing them on the main lesson such as mathematics, science of language, social, biology and...

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Literature for Children in the 19th Century

Literature for children in the 19th century Since the view of childhood changes in the nineteenth century, the potential of children’s literature becomes evident. With the reference to the sources of children’s literature, they can be traced back to alterations in translation and in the literature for adults, where a child or childhood are essential concepts; moreover folk literature is concerned to be a wide source for this literary genre. According to Peter Hunt Children before...

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Sharing Literature with Young Children

Running Head: Sharing Literature Sharing Literature with Young Children Vanessa Rayburn September 4, 2011 Sharing Literature Having the opportunity to share wonderful books with children is the single-most important reason I began my career in early childhood. Among my fondest childhood memories is being read to by my father. He instilled in me a love for books of all kinds, especially picture books, which I found to be magical. Reading was relaxing and enjoyable, as well as exciting...

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Genre's in Children Literature

There are plenty of genres in Children’s literature, maybe even more than any other kinds of literature. Some children books are published on a worldwide scale, so one does not simply know all of these genres. According to Lukens “A genre is something that describes a group of similar characteristics”. (Lukens, 2007, p.13)The three genres that I will be discussing are Folklore, fantasy, and traditional literature. Folklore or folktales are stories, poems, fairy tales, oral history and legends...

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literature

 “Literature is the mirror of life” is one of the main quotes which our lecturer, Mr.Puveneswaran keep on telling to us in his every lesson. This quote answered my question which I asked myself since the first lesson of Literature in English. A great literature is the mirror upon which the realities of life are reflected. A term that used to describe written or spoken material is known as literature. By studying this subject, I could understand that literature is all about the obsession with ideas...

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Literature

Literature; so much depends upon it Literature represents a language or a people: culture and tradition. But, literature is more important than just a historical or cultural writing. Literature introduces us to new worlds of experience. We learn from books and literature; we enjoy the triumphs and the tragedies of poems, stories, and plays; and we may even grow through our literary journey with books. In conclusion, we may discover meaning in literature by looking at what the author says and how...

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Literature

1. Why do we need to study literature? * Literature is filled with ideas that need to be explored.      * Literature helps us to see our world in new ways. It brings us to a deeper understanding of life. * It is important to study literature since when we begin the study of literature,we find it has always two aspects,one of the simple enjoyment and appreciation and the other of analysis and exact description. Usually what happen when we go through literature in our classroom either by...

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Literature

Literature (from Latin litterae (plural); letter) is the art of written work. The word literature literally means "things made from letters". Literature is commonly classified as having two major forms—fiction & non-fiction—and two major techniques—poetry and prose. Literature may consist of texts based on factual information (journalistic or non-fiction), a category that may also include polemical works, biography, and reflective essays, or it may consist of texts based on imagination (such...

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