La lectura de textos literarios en el colegio ¿porqué no leen los estudiantes?

Why do secondary school students not read the literary texts that teachers ask them to read? This article intends to answer this question presenting some of the factors that might cause a lack of interest in reading. One of these factors are the cultural changes that have taken place in societies ar...

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Main Author: Gallardo Álvarez, Isabel
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/1801
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23383
Summary: Why do secondary school students not read the literary texts that teachers ask them to read? This article intends to answer this question presenting some of the factors that might cause a lack of interest in reading. One of these factors are the cultural changes that have taken place in societies around the world. A second factor analyzed is the lack of role models at home. That is, students whose parents are not readers either. The third factor is the types of reading texts chosen by schools as mandatory texts. The study concludes that neither of these factors encourage teenage students’ pleaure to read literary texts.