Teaching Diversity: Interpreting Literary Fiction which Challenges Social Categories

By Aynah Askanas.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This paper discusses how educators may teach and interpret literary fiction in ways which challenge stereotypes embedded within social categories like "Jew," "female," "homosexual," etc.

Keywords: Literature, Social categories

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp.91-96. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 833.376KB).

Ms. Aynah Askanas

Aynah Askanas, J.D., obtained her BA in English Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1982. She then attended University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law  and has been a practicing attorney for 14 years, in the field of health care law. While a practising attorney, she published numerous books and manuals on health care law. Recently, she decided to return to the field of English literature in order to become an English Literature professor. She is now obtaining her MA in English and American Literature from Mills College, Oakland, California.


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