Kids, reading, and "good" lit...

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Thu Jul 29 00:49:24 EDT 1999

>Are there others where there is this memory question? And are there
>others where the hero/ine had a hand in creating the original problem?
>My mind is blanking.  I really like that the hero/ine would have been
>part of the problem but what does it mean then about them and about the
>others?  So many other stories go for the pat implicit answer that the
>heroes and heroines are plain better than the others, but this seems
>more complicated....

It happens in _Aunt Maria_ too--though in that case it's not a question of
memory but time-travel.  The presence of Mig and her mother in the past
helps create the imbalanced situation in Cranbury in the present.

Melissa Proffitt
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