[DWJ] corporal punishment

Gin kalaidiscope at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 22:46:17 EST 2011


There is definately caning in Tom Brown's schooldays, and there is also
caning in Rudyard Kiplings'  " Stalky and Co" . Would you like me to find
the quotes for you?


On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Roslyn Gross <rosgross at bigpond.net.au>wrote:

> In _Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix_, Harry is physically
> punished in a particularly sadistic way by Professor Umbridge.
> Ros
> On 10/03/11 4:25 AM, "Gili Bar-Hillel" <hptranslator at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Dear DWJers,
> >
> >I'm straying off topic, but this list is so wonderful for identifying
> >books
> >that I can't help myself.
> >I'm trying to remember a book in which a schoolgirl gets caned across the
> >palms of the hands. It's something like "What Katy Did" or "Anne of Green
> >Gables"... Her hands hurt so badly she can hardly hold a pencil
> >afterwards.
> >Does anyone remember such a scene?
> >And in general, I'm looking for references in works of fiction to children
> >being punished by adults, in particular memoirs and fiction from the 19th
> >century, punishment at school, and corporal punishment. I've come up so
> >far
> >with the paddling in "The Great Brain", Silas Marner sticking Eppie the
> >coal
> >shed... I'm sure there are tons more that I can't recall right now. Help
> >appreciated!
> >
> >Gili
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