This essay investigates ways students respond to cultural differences and cultural conflicts presented in literary texts and considers effective pedagogical strategies for dealing with such issues in the classroom. How can we encourage an exploration of cultural issues that texts embody and critique in a way that encourages an understanding of ways values are culturally constructed?
Repositioning Ourselves in the Contact ZoneAuthor(s): Phyllis van SlyckSource: College English, Vol. 59, No. 2 (Feb., 1997), pp. 149-170