[DWJ] Re: characters losing their memories

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Jan 16 16:10:58 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.

and Otter rightly responded

>HE WAS NOT IMAGINING THE DRAGON!!!!!!
>
>That was a real dragon.  Absolutely.
>
>Absolutely.
>
>So there.

Too right.

Has somebody given the dragon that teacher's name and address?

Minnow (one of my best friends is a dragon)(well, two of them are)



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