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Gendered Fictions

by Wayne Martino and Bronwyn Mellor

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Gendered Fictions

Grades 9 – 12
Type Book
Pages 100
Published October 2000
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



Gendered Fictions helps students explore how fiction and nonfiction texts construct gender by encouraging readers to take up "gendered" reading positions that support or challenge particular versions of masculinity and femininity.

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Martino, Wayne and Bronwyn Mellor. 2000. Gendered Fictions. Urbana, IL: NCTE.


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He Said/She Said: Analyzing Gender Roles through Dialogue

Students analyze dialogue tags used with male and female characters in a book they have read. They then evaluate the message the dialogue tags convey about gender roles.