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  1. right well have you wrought with your littel red gun

    Snapshot Title: right well have you wrought with your littel red gun
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    encouraging the young to be brave soldiers



  2. The Rock a by lady

    Snapshot Title: The Rock a by lady
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    from Husaby street



  3. Good-Children street

    Snapshot Title: Good-Children street
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    throughout this work of literature reference is made to a street where good children live - and the behavior they are to undertake if they are to be considered neighbors on this street - an interestin...



  4. The grim old man..

    Snapshot Title: The grim old man..
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Time and how it is to be conceived by adults and children in a society.



  5. The boy

    Snapshot Title: The boy
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    The socialization of children



  6. Boys fishing

    Snapshot Title: Boys fishing
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    The behavior thought to be natural for boys and girls has changed and is even now different from society to society. Boys fishing seems still natural behavior for them compared to girls in many socie...



  7. The idea that nightmares are punishment

    Snapshot Title: The idea that nightmares are punishment
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    In this poem the idea that a child is punished for being bad with either a nightmare or actually seeing things in the dark. This notion has been used to try to socialize children:
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  8. Nightmares and society

    Snapshot Title: Nightmares and society
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Fear of things at night and nightmares have greatly influenced society in especially the 19th century and before. However there are studies of how societies has been greatly influenced by the individ...



  9. The dreams of children

    Snapshot Title: The dreams of children
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Wynken, Blynken and Nod is one of many poems used in society to help children think about their dream life. In some societies dreams are taken quiet seriously and their interpretation influences the ...



  10. Playing soldier

    Snapshot Title: Playing soldier
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    In the mid-1800s and early part of this century and during World War II children were not discouraged to play soldier or war. The social pressures of that era were just the opposite. In fact in many...



  11. The Sugar Plum Tree

    Snapshot Title: The Sugar Plum Tree
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    The diet of children is often depicted in the literature of an ethos. The Sugar Plum Tree is full of sugary treats for the children who are depicted as running to it for these tasty morals. A fat ca...



  12. Children running to the sugar plum tree

    Snapshot Title: Children running to the sugar plum tree
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Notice the girl's clothing compared to the boys clothing. Zoom in on the child who has reached the tree first - is it a boy or girl? You can tell by the clothing. Also notice the 'bloomers' worn by...



  13. Toysoldiers

    Snapshot Title: Toysoldiers
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    When this book was illustrated over a half century ago the toys of that ethos most popular were used as models. We can learn a lot about a society by study of the toys that were popular with children...



  14. Eugene Field Favorite Poems

    Snapshot Title: Eugene Field Favorite Poems
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Eugene Field Poetry Book with Illustrations
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    This book was given to my wife when she was a little gril and has been kept over 6 decades. I created a gigapan of it to explore how the social lessons in this poetry and in the imagery of the book m...