Enhancing Poetic Literature Instruction Through Stylistic and Thematic Approaches
Findings revealed that there was significant main effect of treatment on students’ achievement in poetry (F (2,125) =25.915; P<.05). There was no significant main effect of gender on students’ achievement in poetry (F(1,125)= .011; P>.05. The interaction effect of treatment and gender on students’ achievement in poetry was, however, not significant (F(2,125=.577; P>.05). Based on these findings, it is recommended that teachers should adopt stylistic and thematic approaches in the teaching of poetry in particular and literature in general.
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