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By Lewis Carroll

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, in the course of the Looking-Glass have captured the imaginations of readers in view that their guides. After Alice follows the frantically not on time White Rabbit down a gap, her adventures within the magical international of Wonderland commence. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, she meets a number of tremendous creatures, together with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts—who, with the aid of her enchanted deck of cards, methods Alice into taking part in a weird and wonderful online game of croquet. Her adventures proceed in throughout the Looking-Glass, that is loosely in response to a video game of chess and contains Carroll’s well-known poem “Jabberwocky.”

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The triumph of literature/The fate of literacy: English in the secondary school curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press. Page 11 PART I CLASSROOM STORIES Page 13 Chapter 1 Negotiating the Meaning of Difference Talking Back to Multicultural Literature PATRICIA E. ENCISO Talking back meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure. It meant daring to disagree and sometimes it just meant having an opinion. bell hooks, Talking Back IN HER REFLECTIONS on her experiences as a child among adults in her southern black community, bell hooks states that "to speak when one was not spoken to was a courageous actan act of risking and daring" (p.

Enciso argues that cultural metaphors, mappings, and dehistoricizing strategies in the novel challenged the students to renegotiate the meaning of difference in the text and among themselves. Enciso also points out that allowing these cultural conversations into our literature classrooms provides a space for all children to negotiate difference, not just those children whose cultural references and perspectives are already understood and valued. In Chapter 2, "Re-Visioning Reading and Teaching Literature Through the Lens of Narrative Theory," William McGinley and colleagues, providing examples from two very different upper elementary classrooms, remind us that stories are a means to personal and social explorations and reflectionsthat they provide life-informing and life-transforming possibilities.

Teachers, teacher educators, and researchers with an interest in cultural studies, multicultural literature, and reader-response theory will find that READING ACROSS CULTURES can be a guide through some of the swiftly flowing waters of contemporary literary theory and criticism. " Rudine Sims Bishop Ohio State University Page xi Acknowledgments WE ARE INDEBTED to many people for helping us to develop this book from the seed of an idea to published form. We would like to thank the chapter authors for keeping faith and for contributing such fine work within some very tight deadlines, especially toward the end.

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