Analysis Of 'Whistlin And Crowin' By Katherine Kelleher Sohn

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In “Whistlin ' and Crowin ' Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices Since College, ”Katherine Kelleher Sohn writes about case-studies to track the literacy development of three female Appalachian college graduates to determine how education can change their literary habits, all of whom are Sohn’s former students. Sohn explores how the literate practices has influence their jobs, home, and community. She illustrates the various ways literacy has empowered the three women. Sohn uses her findings to clear the years of fallibilities from education and public perception of the Appalachian culture.

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