HomeThe Manila Journal of Sciencevol. 8 no. 2 (2013)

A Fiction of Teaching: Living by the Elements

C. J. Maraan

Discipline: Literature



It begins with a promise made by a teacher to a student—one that must be kept especially because a teacher teaches by example. The promise in this situation is simple enough-to provide the student with material on how to write about fiction, in preparation for the forthcoming term paper. All the teacher has to do is to locate the material-taken from a basic textbook on Literary Form, used in the recent past, and secured in a file for easy sourcing-and make it accessible to the student.