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Open sesame : understanding American English and culture through folk tales and stories

Title
Open sesame : understanding American English and culture through folk tales and stories / Planaria J. Price.
Author
Price, Planaria J.
Publication
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1997], ©1997.

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Description
xiv, 231 pages : illustrations; 26 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • "Bibliography for future reading": p. 227-231.
Contents
Ch. 1. Being a Detective to Solve the Puzzle of English -- Ch. 2. Guessing Vocabulary from Context Clues -- Ch. 3. Solving the Puzzle of American Culture -- Ch. 4. Solving the Puzzle of Folktales, Fairy Tales, Hero Tales, and Tall Tales -- Ch. 5. You Can't Tell a Book by Its Cover. Cinderella. The Princess and the Pea. The Ugh Duckling. Chicken Little. Little Red Riding Hood. Beauty and the Beast. Rip Van Winkle -- Ch. 6. Love Conquers All. Snow White. Rapunzel. The Frog Prince. Sleeping Beauty -- Ch. 7. Hard Work Pays Off. The Three Little Pigs. Hansel and Gretel. John Henry. Jack and the Beanstalk -- Ch. 8. Honesty's the Best Policy. Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Rumpelstiltskin. The Emperor's New Clothes. Pinocchio -- Ch. 9. Individualism and Independence. The Little Red Hen. Charlotte's Web. Davy Crockett. Paul Bunyan. Johnny Appleseed. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
ISBN
0472083880
LCCN
96060157
OCLC
  • 36905135
  • ocm36905135
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries