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Should multicultural literature be included in the high school curriculum? Show more Show less
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Multicultural literature includes literature about people who are underrepresented in mainstream society and have been marginalized in some way, including Asian-American, African-American, and Chicano-American literature. For the most part, high school curriculum for English courses revolve around teaching the classics, but should more diverse literature be taught in high schools?

Yes, multicultural literature should be taught in schools Show more Show less

Students can gain affirmation about themselves and their culture.
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Allows for deeper analysis of common books read

By including multicultural literature in school curriculums, students will be able to more easily see the what many books that are typically taught fail to show you, intentionally or not. Including different points of view allows for a more rounded and less biased understanding of literature.
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