Mortality within Children's Literature: Fable versus Realism in the Cases of Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Terabithia

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Jaden Jenkins (Creator)
University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA )
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William Revere

Abstract: An analysis of how Charlotte’s Web and Bridge to Terabithia successfully teach components of death to children. Both texts hone in on a particular age group and in their use of form to teach mortality. It is vital for parents and teachers to consider these different approaches when selecting novels for children.

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Language: English
Date: 2020
Children's Literature, Mortality

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