The Impact of Children's Stories in Developing Morality: A Study in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and Kate DiCamillo’s Raymie Nightingale

  • Rawaa Jawad Kadhim English Department / College of Basic Education lUniversity of Babylon
Keywords: children literature, novel, moral message, Little Women and Raymie Nightingale

Abstract

Most of the Critics all over the world are trying to focus on a new kind of literature which is  called “children literature”. This kind of literature contains the same characteristics of the adult literature, but it depends on different minds, perceptions and different kinds of experience. It can be considered as an appropriate meditate or for developing mental abilities as well as helping children to be effective thinkers playing positive roles in life. This paper aims to discuss the importance of children literature, not only for its literary value ,but also for its ability to develop and change positively the behaviors and attitudes of children by the moral lessons that it contains. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and  Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo have been selected for this purpose.

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Published
2018-06-18
How to Cite
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R. Kadhim, “The Impact of Children’s Stories in Developing Morality: A Study in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and Kate DiCamillo’s Raymie Nightingale”, JUBH, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 432 -443, Jun. 2018.
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