Breaking the Glass Slipper: Diversity and Discord in Children’s Literature

–Shaoni Dasgupta As essential as it is to revisit the folk tales and fairy tales that many of us have grown up with, for tenets of indomitable spirit, essence of magic and believing in “as many as six impossible things before breakfast” (Lewis Caroll), the revisit must also include an interest in the re-telling ofContinue reading “Breaking the Glass Slipper: Diversity and Discord in Children’s Literature”

IF WE WANT TO TEACH INCLUSIVITY TO CHILDREN, FIRST LET’S LOOK AT THE WORLD THEY SEE

A. Engage with Childhood Discovery: The First Point of Worldview Distortion Recently, in my pursuit of unconventional cinema, I came across a set of heartwarming stories that believed in the power of an unconventional and distorting worldview. More so, a child’s view: looking through the glass and playing with the spectrum of light so youContinue reading “IF WE WANT TO TEACH INCLUSIVITY TO CHILDREN, FIRST LET’S LOOK AT THE WORLD THEY SEE”

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