[DWJ] corporal punishment

Devra devra at aol.com
Wed Mar 9 17:45:08 EST 2011


In Roald Dahl's autobiography, BOY, there is quite a bit about caning.

Also, in Steve Augarde's CELANDINE (middle book of trilogy starting with THE VARIOUS) the girls in a WWI school are punished with "the swish" - a strap across the palms.

And in OGRE, the Ogre beats the boys after they cause a flood during the mother's party...

In fact, it seems to me that the Nesbit books are unusual in that the children are not struck as punishment, but rather given lines to write.

Devra







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