by Dennis Yeo & Rachel Teo Zhen Li
Hook and Eye: The Study Companion walks the reader through the short story anthology edited by Dr Philip Holden, Hook and Eye: Stories from the Margins, a recommended O-level literature text in Secondary Schools in Singapore. The anthology is a curation of poignant and enduring stories that give insight into the lives of marginalised individuals in Singapore.
This Study Companion is meant for any reader who wants to delve into these narratives and gain a deeper understanding of the unspoken chasms within the Singapore society. Besides provoking literary criticism and reader response, the Companion aims to help students gain broader perspectives and empathy for those who stand in the margins.
About the Authors
Dr Dennis Yeo has taught at primary, secondary, junior college and tertiary levels in a teaching career spanning three decades. He lectures at the National Institute of Education. He is the author of Telltale 11 Stories: A Study Companion and the editor of Ku*lit: Asian Literature for the Language Classroom and Teaching Literature in Singapore Secondary Schools. He received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.
Rachel Teo Zhen Li is a Literature graduate who has taught English Language and Literature at both secondary school and junior college levels. She taught General Paper at Pioneer Junior College for six years and currently teaches at Eunoia Junior College. She was one of the 12 winners of the 2011 “Stories Teachers Tell” Competition organised by the Ministry of Education.
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Dimension: 175mm x 250mm