Inviting 21st Century Students
Inviting 21st Century Students

"INVITING TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY STUDENTS TO THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PARTY"

This article presents a classroom activity that increases students’ empathy for literary characters. In heightening students’ relationship to eighteenth-century characters, I argue, professors can bring the eighteenth century closer to contemporary students.

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Bibliographic information:
Hansen, Kathryn Strong. “Inviting Twenty-First-Century Students to the Eighteenth-Century Party.”  Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830, vol. 3, no. 1, April 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/2157-7129.3.1.3