Wind in the Willows

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Jul 13 14:00:02 EDT 2003


>Fine then: let's postulate that children's lit (and let's in the name of
>any goddling or goddity of your choice *not* get into the "what is
>children's lit anyway?" discussion!) can have Serious Ideas in it.  I'd say
>if it doesn't it is probably not children's lit but children's pap, in
>fact.  I'm just not convinced that the Class War wossit is the Serious Idea
>*in* WitW.  It may be a Serious Idea that can be *read into* WitW, but that
>is a whole 'nother kettle of (ahem) fish.

Can you explain the difference, minnow? I would have thought, if one can 
read an idea in a text, that it is there. How do you define "read into"? 
Because at the moment, the definition appears to be 'any idea minnow didn't 
think of when she read the text'.

Robyn 
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