The Dance of the Dialectic: Making a Space for "the Other" in the Classroom
by Sarah Golsby-Smith - December 09, 2005
This commentary seeks to investigate the effects of Theory in the high school English classroom. Assuming that the epistemological basis for Theory's practice is the Other, my commentary asks whether the practical outworking of Theory allows for the Other to speak in the classroom. I conclude by suggesting an alternative to Theory in the conversational model of reading, having been influenced by Wayne C. Booth and Hans-Georg Gadamer.
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