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The Importance of Multicultural Themes in Writing and Teaching
Maureen Crane Wartski
The English Journal
Vol. 94, No. 3 (Jan., 2005), pp. 49-51
Published by: National Council of Teachers of English
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30046418
Page Count: 3
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Maureen Crane Wartski believes that race and ancestry are important parts of identity and uses these themes in her writing. Yet it is the similarities, the shared memories, that allow her characters-and, she hopes, her readers as well-to move past difference into friendship and trust.
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