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Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

by Judith Burdan

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Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

Grades 7 – 12
Type Journal
Published March 2004
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



An experienced secondary and postsecondary teacher, Burdan shares some common misconceptions surrounding literary analysis and describes activities that help students understand "the play of language."


Burdan, Judith. "‘Walk with Light': Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis." English Journal 93.4 (March 2004): 23-28.


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