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  • Analysis Of Italian Laws On Pinocchio By Carlo Collodi

    reform in the legal system. Starting in the 1890’s Italy was extremely organized during this time the legal system created a new penal code and implemented it. Since Pinocchio and the changes to the laws occur at roughly the same time Carlo wrote the children’s book it was perfect having his morals and things he believed to be morally befitting of young individuals. In the new law it states, “Criminal responsibility exists in persons above the age of nine years. For any criminal act of the minor…

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  • Children's Gothic Literature: Poem Analysis

    characteristics. Classic gothic literature involves : romance, good versus evil, heroes and damsels; whereas today children’s gothic involves high tech computers, texting, the blurring line of good and evil, school grounds. But there are still similarities between the two that make modern day scary stories a gothic spine shivering tale. These tales still have settings that are similar to the child, or so unknowingly different that it must be scary, they have creatures that happen to be…

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  • Early Childhood Literature

    for every learner to juxtapose multiple text and apply what they have learned to graphic organizers and other visual elements. The textbook adds that, “everyday texts, like children’s literature, are socially constructed and are imbued with dominant worldviews. Using these texts alongside children’s literature will guide children’s critical analysis” (Botelho & Rudman, 2009, pg.…

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  • The Little Prince By Antoine De Saint Exupéry

    in his life, the pilot had explained that his dream to be an artist was crushed because of a drawing he made as a child of a boa constrictor swallowing an elephant which was not recognizable by the adults. The pilot recalls his disappointments with so-called grownups who were only interested in the things…

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  • The Importance Of The Prize In Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    For example we can read in the novel about the Jefferson Davis School bus, which is only for white children, where Blacks do not have a bus so Cassie and her brothers have to walk to school. However, the children are always threatened by this bus, "a bus bore down on him spewing clouds of red dust like a huge yellow dragon breathing fire". And it is because of racism. The whites in the…

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  • Ray Bradbury's Use Of Allusions In Fahrenheit 451

    A girl sat on the edge of her bed reading a book while the sun slowly set on the far horizon. Suddenly, she involuntarily let out a little squeal of delight and clutched the book to her chest, giggling all the while. If someone had seen her at that moment, they would have thought her strange—but her actions seem justifiable, for she had just found an allusion to one of her favorite books. Authors frequently use allusions to make appropriate comparisons; also, it acts as a delicious egg hunt for…

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  • Misinterpretation Of Children's Literature

    Misinterpretation Of Children’s Literature Originally our culture was raised to believe fairytale’s had a based audience of children, but are we really teaching our children the right things by reading them these stories? Although a fairytale is a children 's story about magical and imaginary beings and lands, fairytales in some ways might be exposing younger children to more violent, sexual, harmful situations that they are not fully ready to understand. The debate is if the actions in which…

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  • The Concept Of Fate In Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five

    In the twentieth century, a riveting new genre of children's books emerged. These books, often referred to as “choose your own adventure” novels, provided the reader an array of decisions to make. While it was not always clear which path was the best to take, it was the audience’s personal duty to craft their own conclusion. Comparably, the theme of fate versus free will is addressed frequently in Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Slaughterhouse Five. As the protagonist, Billy Pilgrim, proceeds through…

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  • Nonsense In Alice In Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (2009) and Edward Lear’s The Owl and the Pussycat (1871) are works of literature that both use “nonsense” to convey a story. In what follows I will argue that nonsense is significant, especially in children’s literature, as it is a useful tool for education, and promotes individuality of thoughts. The use of nonsense in literature challenges rules and it allows for the brain to think outside of the restricted boundaries of teaching, which…

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  • Charlotte's Web By E. B White Analysis

    E.B. White’s children’s novel Charlotte’s Web encapsulates a trifecta of distinctive features. The bildungsroman work accomplishes the tasks of telling a great story, educating the young, and catering to the moral, intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of children, from within the story and out. White captures appropriate progression and maturation, especially through the protagonists Wilbur and Fern. To Love and To Be Loved A child’s need for love is based on security and it is…

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