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study of the growth of critical attitudes amongst adults towards Enid Blyton since 1936

Sheila G. Ray

study of the growth of critical attitudes amongst adults towards Enid Blyton since 1936

related to an examination of the reasons for her popularity amongst children.

by Sheila G. Ray

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Published by City of Birmingham Polytechnic in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blyton, Enid, -- 1898?-1968.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of philosophy of the Council for National Academic Awards.

    ContributionsCity of Birmingham Polytechnic. Department of English and Foreign Languages.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13649605M

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This qualitative case study aimed at exploring the teachers' and learners' attitudes towards critical thinking within the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context of Iran. This qualitative case study aimed at exploring the teachers’ and learners’ attitudes towards critical thinking within the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context of Iran.

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French Canadians). The purpose of the present study is to ascertain Bulgarian parents’ attitudes towards vaccinations according to the Immunization schedule of Republic of Bulgaria and to investigate the Author: Icek Ajzen. Comparatively few studies (e.g., Bensadon, ) have examined the impact of both mechanisms – age stereotypes and MSE – on each other and older adult memory performance.

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