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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

In today's strip, Lynn confirms her inability to look through a child's eyes when she has Lizzie thought-bubble about how an adult's perspective is the only valid one.

(Strip Number 927, Original Publication Date, 27 August 1985)

Panel 1: We find Elly holding Lizzie's hand as she follows the directions on a piece of paper they sent her; since she's trying to get Lizzie to remember the way on her own, she gives her a bit of a play-by-play.

Panel 2: She them asks Lizzie if she thinks this is a lovely school.

Panel 3: Jackie (I'd thought it was Steph at first) describes Lizzie as finding it hard to tell how lovely it is from her low-angle perspective; Lynn has her thought-bubbling that "it's hard to tell from down here!"

Summary: I prefer Jackie Levesque's summary to Lynn's version because I remember something Lynn doesn't: children don't think of themselves as being down anywhere. Oh, they might think of a grown-up as being "up there" and react accordingly but they do not define their stature in adult terms.
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