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Themes of education in children's novels

Please correlate Heidi (1880), Pinocchio (1881), and Through the Looking Glass (1871) with the theme of education.

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Question: Please correlate Heidi (1880), Pinocchio (1881), and Through the Looking Glass (1871) with the theme of education.

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First, as you examine how educational themes permeate these classic children's texts, Heidi offers many lessons in character education. For example, chapter XIX overly illustrates how Heidi teaches Peter to read, definitely a plot area in the text which clearly emphasizes the theme of education. Heidi adamantly insists to Peter, "You must learn to read." He replies, "I have learnt," was the answer.

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In the following posting, themes of education in children's novels are briefly justified in 400 words of notes. The novels that are discussed include Heidi, Pinocchio and Through the Looking Glass.

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