Children's Historical Voices in Fiction
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This paper considers what it was like to be a child in the early 20th century as depicted in several works of children's literature from that time. The paper further explores whether children's books of that time give access to the voices of children. The books consulted will be E.E. Milne's "Winnie-the-Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner", and C.S. Lewis's "The Magician's Nephew."
From the Paper:"The historical period to be considered in this essay is Great Britain in the first half of the 20^th century. This essay will consider what it was like to be a child at that time and place, and then consider whether children's books of that time give access to the voices of children of that time. The books consulted will be E.E. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, and C.S. Lewis's The Magician's Nephew. The first half of the 20^th century was a dynamic and volatile time historically for Great Britain, given that during this time Great Britain played a primary role in two world wars, and also that - at the time - it..."
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