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Teaching the Works of Eudora WeltyTwenty-First-Century Approaches$
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Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496814531

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.001.0001

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Picturing Difference and Disability in Our Classrooms

Picturing Difference and Disability in Our Classrooms

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(p.101) Picturing Difference and Disability in Our Classrooms
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Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty
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Keri Watson

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0014

Eudora Welty’s photographs from the 1939 Mississippi State Fair offer an exciting opportunity to teach students visual literacy and introduce them to performance, critical race, gender, and disability studies. Seeing, reading, and thinking critically are important skills for any student, and close looking at Welty’s photographs of sideshow banners, including “Mule Face Woman,” “Headless Girl,” “Rubber Man,” and “Hypnotized,” in coordination with close reading of her short stories “Keela, the Outcast Indian Maiden” and “Lily Daw and the Three Ladies” facilitates a richer understanding of diversity.

Keywords:   Disability, diversity, photography, visual literacy, visual thinking

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