[DWJ] Re: characters losing their memories

Otter Perry 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  
> from
> 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.

Absolutely.

So there.



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