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remnant 22: “when adults fight children, adults always win”

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“Eleven,” Sandra Cisneros:

Because she’s older and the teacher, she’s right and I’m not.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman:

She was the storm, she was the lightning, she was the adult world with all its power and all its secrets and all its foolish casual cruelty….

Ursula Monkton was an adult. It did not matter, at that moment, that she was every monster, every witch, every nightmare made flesh. She was also an adult, and when adults fight children, adults always win. (pp. 86-87)

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Written by plthomasedd

June 27, 2013 at 4:19 pm