Graduate Project Title
"Through the Looking Glass:" Teaching Literary Theory in the High School English Classroom
Date of Degree Completion
Master of Education (MEd)
Teresa Lynn Martin
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
The project examines the historical context of Contemporary Literary Theories: Deconstruction, Marxist Literary Theory, Althusser's Theory ofldeology, and Feminist Literary Theory, through a review ofliterature. The project culminates in a 4-6 week unit on teaching Feminist Literary Theory, Marxist Literary Theory, and Deconstruction in connection with a unit on Rudolfo Anaya's award-winning novel, Bless Me, Wtima. The unit is designed for 10th grade Honors Language Arts classes.
Young, Alethea, ""Through the Looking Glass:" Teaching Literary Theory in the High School English Classroom" (2004). All Graduate Projects. 858.
Curriculum and Instruction Commons, Language and Literacy Education Commons, Secondary Education Commons