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Mo, Weimin; Shen, Wenju – Children's Literature in Education, 2002
Notes that an unusually large number of Chinese nursery rhymes provide realistic depictions of women's life experiences over the long history of China. Describes how they tell about women's fears and concerns as well as hopes and dreams and even sufferings. Divides those rhymes into three categories that represent three stages of a woman's life.…
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Confucianism, Elementary Education, Femininity
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Mo, Weimin; Shen, Wenju – Children's Literature in Education, 1999
Discusses Jean Fritz's book "Homesick" as a work of art on the borderline between biography and fiction. Suggests young readers should be provided accurate historical knowledge in order to (1) understand the characters' emotions and experiences, and (2) prevent traditional misconceptions from being perpetuated. (NH)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education