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    Maurice Sendak

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    Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were poor immigrants from Poland who came to America before World War I. Many of his relatives died in the Holocaust, and this was an important influence upon his childhood. His parents were always upset about the relatives they had lost and the cloud of death was always in the air. He even drew the faces of some of his relatives who died in the Holocaust in Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Zlateh the Goat. Sendak

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    Maurice Sendak

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    	Maurice Sendak may be the best-known children's author / illustrator in the world today. His artwork has become somewhat of an American icon; some even became the basis of an advertising campaign for Bell Atlantic. This extremely gifted genius was actually cultivating within Sendak since his childhood, and many different memories from his youth influenced the masterpieces he has created. 	Born in Brooklyn on June 10th (coincidently, my birthday) 1928, Sendak has illustrated over 70 books

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    Maurice Sendak: Through Controversy To Success “These are difficult times for children. Children have to be brave to survive what the world does to them. And this world is scrungier and rougher and dangerouser than it ever was before”—Maurice Sendak Throughout the past fifty years, Maurice Sendak has been a challenging and inventive voice for children’s literature. His work will continue to be entertaining and educational for young children and adults alike for many years to come. Sendak

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    narrative where... ... middle of paper ... ... embodiment that must be worked through in childhood—fantasies of cannibalistic consumption, of the morph-ability of bodies, of infantile sexuality—in order to construct the lived body of adulthood. But as Sendak understands, these fantasies never completely go away, but always return to haunt or thrill the adult subject as terror and jouissance. Works Cited: Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex.” New York: Routledge,

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    books, caption books, and label books. Students learn patterns in context plus vocabulary through reading predictable books. A few examples of predictable books are: If You Give a Mouse a Muffin by Laura Numeroff, Chicken Soup with Rice by Maurice Sendak, and Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin. After reading a book such as Brown Bear, Brown Bear you could make a worksheet that involves children’s comprehension of the literacy used. For example you could have your students fill in these blanks,

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    I went to Thailan Association Community Theatre to see Really Rosie directed by Marilyn Scott. The backdrop for the stage was made to resemble 2 townhomes where Rosie and her friends the nutshell kids live on the same block on Avenue P. On a hot summer day, the children were bored and need something to do. Rosie dressed in a baggy red dress, a huge sun hat, long white satin gloves, and pearls and a feather scarf wrapped around her neck with sneakers on. Whom is a bossy little girl with a huge imagination

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    Poor Parenting can cause poorly behaved children 'Where The Wild Things Are' was first published in 1963 and is the first part of a trilogy of award - winning books by American author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. 'Where The Wild Things Are' is haunting and imaginative and describes how a young child, called Max, creates a fictitious fantasy world in order to deal with the terrifying reality of anger. Poor parenting is a lack of parenting techniques and skills in relation to the responsibilities

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    Where The Wild Things Are is, in my opinion, one of the best coming of age stories there is. It deals with heavy topics in such a light manner that it actually makes the whole experience enjoyable for us readers. This story depicts a young boy named Max who is unruly and is constantly wearing pajamas that make him look like a wolf. When Max yells to his mother that he is going to eat her up it upsets her and he is sent to his room without any dinner. When he gets to his room it starts to morph into

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    I never read, “Where The Wild Things Are”, by Maurice Sendak, before this assignment. Mr. Sendak’s descriptive writing and remarkable illustrations make me a huge fan. Particularly, Max’s rambunctiousness and creativity reminds me of my six brothers when they were younger. “Where The Wild Things Are’’ was printed in 1963, and was considered too scary for young children. In contrast, I think “Where The Wild Things Are”, is a wonderful book for children. To point out, the book won the Caldecott Medal

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    each page. The few pages where text and picture are together, Max is interacting with the wild things, while the other pages solely describe Max's individual actions. Perhaps Sendak wants the reader to be more aware of the text while Max is alone than what is going on in the text when he is with the wild things. Sendak chooses ... ... middle of paper ... ... have their own way of expressing love, and we learn at the end that Max uses this expression to show his love for his mother. Max and

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