By J. A. Appleyard
Changing into a Reader reports the mental improvement of readers of fictional tales around the complete lifespan. the writer argues that despite character and historical past, readers battle through a standard series of levels as they mature from formative years to maturity which impacts how they event and reply to tales. Literary theorists, analyzing psychologists, and normal readers attracted to the facility of examining will locate this to be an insightful e-book.
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Extra info for Becoming a Reader: The Experience of Fiction from Childhood to Adulthood
She often employs this tactic, her mother says, when something contradicts her previous experience (White 1956, 7980). We have seen Anna Crago react the same way to things she does not want to face, such as by covering the picture of the wicked queen in Snow White with her hand. Once when she and her mother are re- EARLY CHILDHOOD: READER AS PLAYER 27 reading The Little Red Lighthouse, Anna cuddles in her arms and pretends to cover her ears when the description of the storm and the tugboat wreck is about to occur (Crago and Crago 1983, 22-3).
Carol sometimes fails to connect different experiences of the same event. For instance, at age 3, she sees a picture of a doll with only one arm on one page of book, and on the next page a picture of the same doll with a mended arm and different clothes on. For months afterward, her mother says, whenever they read the book Carol has great difficulty understanding that they are pictures of the same doll (White 1956, 47). Later on she has a similar experience with a real friend she has not seen for months, who is home from school and comes to play.
She goes back to look at the first one. Is it the same one? " Or a different one? " Is it the same one or a different one? The question, he says, obviously had no meaning for her (Piaget 1951, 225). We could generalize by saying that children's responses to what they read seem to be highly, indeed inappropriately, concrete at this age. Carol's friend Ann sees a picture of a little boy holding onto his mother's apron strings, but the drawing stops at his mother's waist. Where is the mother's head?
Becoming a Reader: The Experience of Fiction from Childhood to Adulthood by J. A. Appleyard