Summary Analysis of Childrens Literature

Summary Analysis of Childrens Literature

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Discipline Literature

Assignment type : Literature / Movie review 


Write a brief summary and analysis of these short stories by Jack Zipes, ed., The Norton Anthology of Children’sLiterature: The Traditions in English (Norton: 2005), ISBN # 978-0393975383; stating the trends that took place,the gender roles and significant things to note that took place in that era and now. I need everything together in an orderly format as it’s been listed. Also, i need you to ask or come up with several critical questions based on your readings of each sections relating to either why certain actions were done in relation, comparison to then and today and also the setting.

Rhymes, Songs, and Nonsense

“Lullabies and Baby Songs” (Anthology 1132-47)

Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky” (1158-59)

Conduct Books and Gender

“Conduct Books for Boys” (Anthology 1425-32)

Dora Langlois’s “The Child: A Mother’s Advice to Her Daughters” (1442-59)

Lessons in Disguise

A.A. Milne, from Winne-the-Pooh (Anthology 1659-65)

Eleanor Estes’s “The Hundred Dresses” (1907-19)


J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan (Anthology 1300-56)

Domestic Fiction

Maria Edgeworth’s “The Birth-day Present” (Anthology 2111-21)

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “Editha’s Burglar” (2186-97)

The Birds & the Bees

Robert Baden-Powell’s “Rovering to Success” and

Robie H. Harris’s work in the Anthology (1460-84)

Science Fiction/Fantasy

H.G. Wells’s “The Stolen Body” (Anthology 905-15)

George R.R. Martin’s “The Last Super Bowl Game” (1012-24)

Format MLA

Academic Level: –

Volume of 2 pages (550 words)

Type of service: Custom writing

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