Realistic teenage fiction with a sex-related theme : Readers’ responses to Slinger-slinger by Francois Bloemhof
- GF de J De Wet
Summary, in English
A study was undertaken to obtain the opinions of teenage readers about the success of “Slinger-slinger” as a whole, as well as to gauge the success of integrating sexual aspects in this novel. The study also served to obtain information about the reading needs of teenage readers with regard to realistic teenage fiction and teenage fiction with a sex-related theme.
The findings of the study underlying this article indicated that the participating teenage readers regarded “Slinger-slinger” as successful and interesting, and that they would like to read more realistic Afrikaans teenage fiction such as “Slinger-slinger”.
- Languages and Literature
- reader reception: teenagers/youth/young adults/adolescents
- ISSN: 0258-2279