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National Council of Teachers of English


A Necessary Caveat: What follows is a response in the form of ideological critique. As a collective, our intent is to provide a view from those the author is writing “for” or about. This response is less a correction of “facts” than an ideological perspective, a view from those of us who feel it necessary to respond to Owens’s rhetorical choices.


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