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Zora Neale Hurston in the Classroom: "With a Harp and a Sword in My Hands"

by Renee H. Shea and Deborah Wilchek

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Zora Neale Hurston in the Classroom: "With a Harp and a Sword in My Hands"

Grades 8 – 12
Type Book
Pages 113
Published December 2008
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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In Zora Neale Hurston in the Classroom, the eleventh book in the NCTE High School Literature Series, readers will discover new ways to share the work of this important author with students. The book offers a practical approach to Hurston using a range of student-centered activities for teaching Hurston's nonfiction, short stories, and the print and film versions of Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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Style: Defining and Exploring an Author's Stylistic Choices

Students find examples of specific stylistic devices in sample literary passages then search for additional examples and explore the reasons for the stylistic choices that the author has made.