Teaching/Reading Doris Lessing's "The Antheap."

Seratin, Anne
July 2006
Doris Lessing Studies;Summer2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
This article discusses teaching and reading "The Antheap," a short story by British author Doris Lessing. The author states how "The Antheap" became a perfect story, including its length that allowed significant development of characters and events. One of the reasons why the author would assign the story to students is that she wants them to explore the issues of racial mixing and injustice. The author asserts that the story appeals to mature readers of all ages.


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