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ERIC Number: EJ587417
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
"The Giver" and "Shade's Children": Future Views of Child Abandonment and Murder.
Gross, Melissa
Children's Literature in Education, v30 n2 p103-17 Jun 1999
Examines reasons for child abandonment and murder and how it relates to abandonment in traditional literature. Considers new views of child abandonment and murder (focusing not on overcoming their abandonment, but changing and restructuring their entire society) presented in "The Giver" and "Shade's Children." Discusses the value of the individual versus the welfare of the group. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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