Portland State University. School of Education
Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
1 online resource (177 p.)
Realism in literature, Children's literature -- History and criticism
This paper will study realism in young adult literature, focusing specifically on those books in which young adults accept parenting roles. First, professional literature about realism will be reviewed from a· historical perspective, then criteria for realism will be examined. New criteria will be synthesized and applied to six novels. An annotated bibliography of novels in which young adults accept parenting roles will be presented.
Chinn, Maryjo Barnett, "Realism in young adult literature : criteria and analysis" (1982). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3493.