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Seeing the Promise of the Underprepared

By: Cynthia Greenleaf, Glynda Hull, Brian Reilly, Mike Rose
Publication: The Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 1
Date: Winter 1991

Summary: By looking closely at an interaction between a teacher and student, the writers illustrate their thesis that underprepared students may not be "wrong" in their literary interpretations, but rather contributing a fresh, culturally relevant perspective.


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