Wisely and Tactfully, Accessibly and Clearly: About Death in Children’s Literature

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Dmitruk-Sierocińska, Katarzyna Iwona;
  • Publisher: Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie
  • Journal: Elementary Education in Theory and Practice (issn: 2353-7787, eissn: 1896-2327)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14632/eetp.2017.12.45.39
  • Subject: pedagogy; literature | the child between 3 and 10 years of age; parents; talks about death; values in children’s literature; death in children’s literature | pedagogika | dziecko w wieku od 3 do 10 lat; rodzice; wybór książek; literatura dziecięca; śmierć; rozmowy o śmierci; wartości literatury dziecięcej; analiza treści literatury dziecięcej; śmierć w literaturze dziecięcej

Death, although present and visible in life, is considered a social taboo and adults often protect their children from this topic. On the one hand, they think that by doing so they will avoid difficult topics, on the other hand, they do not know how to start a conversat... View more
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