Literacy as a performing art refers to the ability of representing and interpreting text, the transforming of thought to oral interpretation. To the dismay of many teachers, students merely apply specific literacy techniques rather than use their imagination to enact text and thus, reading is becoming a lost art. Yet, it is the use of elocution that transforms reading into an aesthetic experience that promotes personal engagement and encourages students to become part of the story, creating a learning atmosphere where comprehension is natural and relevant.
|Pages (from-to)||29 - 34|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Academic Exchange Quarterly|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|