How do teachers in diverse classrooms enact a transactional mode of literary response in their orchestration of classroom conversations about literature? This paper proposes that a theory of expressive language is central to answering this question and that the discourse genre of oral narratives may hold critically importance in accomplishing this challenge.
Citation / Publisher Attribution
English Education, v. 39, issue 3, p. 226-259
Copyright © 2007 National Council of Teachers of English
Link to the publisher: http://www.ncte.org/journals/ee/issues/v39-3
Scholar Commons Citation
Juzwik, Mary M. and Sherry, Michael B., "Expressive Language and the Art of English Teaching: Theorizing the Relationship between Literature and Narrative" (2007). Teaching and Learning Faculty Publications. 72.