[DWJ] Re: characters losing their memories
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Wed Jan 16 16:03:27 EST 2008
On Jan 16, 2008, at 12:12 PM, HSchinske at aol.com wrote:
> One of my favorite picture books when I was little was _The Dragon
> in the
> Clock Box_, in which a little boy tells his family that he is
> hatching a dragon
> egg inside the little box the new alarm clock came it. I took it
> all as
> fantasy -- I mean literary fantasy -- that he really did have a
> dragon egg, and it
> really did hatch. Later I read the story in a school reader, and
> the teacher
> said "Do you think he was just imagining the dragon?" (which apart
> anything else was a DUMB way to begin a discussion) and everyone
> else said yes. I
> was pissed.
HE WAS NOT IMAGINING THE DRAGON!!!!!!
That was a real dragon. Absolutely.
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