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Chick lit i litteraturundervisningen?: - om kritisk läsning inom svenskämnet på gymnasiet
Södertörn University College, Lärarutbildningen.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

I have with this thesis sought to understand how chick lit could be useful in the classroom in the teaching of Swedish B-course in high school. Based on the model of critical literacy I am arguing that this genre would help to meet the objectives of the policy documents which, among other things, are to critically examine and analyze various types of texts.

I have found that some of these texts could be used for analyzing and critically examine the ideological dimensions of texts and cultural heritage by the model of critical literacy, and also as a counterweight to the more traditional teaching of the canonical literature as a literary historical stuff that students should learn. I have also wanted to create a basis for discussions about literature in the classroom based on the chick lit genre. To do this I have, based on three themes and questions from the model of critical literacy, tried to focus on issues that might emerge from the ideological analysis and critical review. The model aims to deconstruct norms of society, and in the work of chick lit, I wanted to show how you could deconstruct norms around gender.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
chick lit, critical literacy, gender, canonical literature, social constructions
Keyword [sv]
chick lit, kritisk litteracitet, genus, kanonlitteratur, socialkonstruktionism
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-8348OAI: diva2:414853
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2011-05-05 Created: 2011-05-04 Last updated: 2011-05-05Bibliographically approved

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