Monday, July 18, 2011

Story Writers and Story Re-tellers

Question: What is the relationship between the story read aloud and the re-tellers of the story?

Answer: The quality of the story is reflected in the story re-teller’s language. The quality of the original story does make a difference.

Comment: I think this finding has interesting implications in terms of developing the student re-teller’s language. RayS.

Title: “Children, Stories and Narrative Transformations.” DD Hade. Research in the Teaching of English (October 1988), 310-325.

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