Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Fri Dec 29 22:06:26 EST 2006
> Now, I wouldn't ban my child from reading Little Women, but I would want
> her to do it with caution - particularly the second half, which used to
> be Good Wives, but is often published together with the first book.
> Because it has some pretty strong messages in it about how women can't
> be successful and happy if they don't get married, and maybe I think
> that's not such a good attitude.
It also has some very strong messages about including men in the
childrearing process, messages I for one never forgot and was horrified
to find out that some of my friends hadn't absorbed the lesson. :)
-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
"History doesn't always repeat itself. Sometimes it screams
'Why don't you ever listen to me?' and lets fly with a club."
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