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Foregrounding the Background
English Journal
  • Bruce Robbins, Boise State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-1998
Abstract
Robbins discusses how to better prepare students for reading the classics. Rather than providing a lengthy introduction into the history of the time period, teachers should simply raise an interesting question about the time period or unfamiliar elements in the story to pique the student's interest.
Citation Information
Bruce Robbins. "Foregrounding the Background" English Journal (1998)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bruce_robbins/8/