children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education." Charlotte Mason
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
illustration by Eloise Wilkins
Many nursery rhymes hold a hidden meaning or a meaning that is separate from the word picture they create. There is nothing mysterious about the pussycat that visits the queen. It is a simple nursery rhyme of what is.
I wrote an article for Suite101 about the nursery rhyme.