Theory in reader-response and stylistics traditions supports L2 work with literature as it is valued by students and helps develop communicative and critical language skills. The author uses insights from empirical research to evaluate current teaching practices against this background, highlighting readers' responses to metaphor as a test case.
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Author Biography - Jonathan D. Picken
JONATHAN PICKEN is a Professor in the English Department at Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan, where he is responsible for EFL courses.