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The Transformative Power of Drama: Bringing Literature and Social Justice to Life
Allison L. Downey
The English Journal
Vol. 95, No. 1 (Sep., 2005), pp. 33-38
Published by: National Council of Teachers of English
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30047395
Page Count: 6
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Allison L. Downey uses dramatic tableaux to help students think critically about literature as well as social and historical episodes. Students move to more abstract thinking, going beyond plot to an understanding of theme and metaphor.
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