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5 Matching questions

  1. children's literature
  2. picture books
  3. Character/characterization
  4. double-page spread
  5. Lyric poem
  1. a describes something, an object, scene, or feeling. The poem will have a song-like quality. (Walter de la Mare, "Silver")
  2. b Characters are the people or beings in a literary work. Characterization consists of the elements that communicate who or what the characters are. Descriptions, actions, comments from other characters can all contribute to characterization.
  3. c usually short books with words and pictures that work together to create a story
  4. d may signal or support and important change in story
  5. e written and/or drawn texts that whether they are intended for published for, or read by children, are considered children's text

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. implied or associated meaning of a word
  2. explicit comparison using "like" or "as."
  3. communicate calmness
  4. Becoming Naomi León.
  5. communicate problems or encounters with discipline or unforgiving, difficult circumstances

5 True/False questions

  1. elements of day to day experiences1. "the explicit social, political or moral beliefs of the individual writer, and his wish to recommend them to children through the story" (27).

    2. ". . . the individual writer's unexamined assumptions" (30). It is "passive ideology" (29).

    3. "A large part of any book is written not by its author but by the world the author lives in" (32), and "As a rule, writers for children are transmitters not of themselves uniquely, but of the worlds they share" (33)


  2. Themewords that sound the same


  3. Carrol, LewisAlice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).


  4. levels of ideologyA set of beliefs underlying the customs, habits, and practices common to a given social group. To members of that group, the beliefs seem obviously true, natural, and even universally applicable. They may seem just as obviously arbitrary, idiosyncratic, and even false to those who adhere to another ideology. Within a society, several ideologies may coexist; one or more of these may be dominant.


  5. Nonsense versehumorous or comical verse that plays with absurd images and ideas. Often, however, the stories of nonsense poems are very logical; the language presents the absurdity. ("Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll)