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Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions The Copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyright material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction not be "used for any purposes other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
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10 How Child-ReminD Cmsltes S'1ontaneous Feelings "Poisonous Pedagogy" II ~".u .p 6:-t> "..~~ >' A 1-1 C ~ h? JLL/E:R. . .~ 1-1-. 01- 1-/. #A-AJA)U r1'I (IJY: ,:14-R.1?. ..ti·~ J SnVtv,S ..... 6, t?. .D tt)(" 1'1 8 :3) , Those concerned with raising children have always had great trouble dealing with "obstinacy," willfulness, defiance, and the exuberant characler of children's emotions. They are repeatedly reminded that they cannot begin to teach obedience too soon. The following passage by J. Sulzer, written in 1748, will serve as an illustration of this: As far as willfulness is concerned. this cxpresses itsclf as a natural recoursc in tcndcrcst childhoud as SOOIl as children arc allle to makc their desire for somelhlng known by means uf gestures. Thl(,y sce something they wnnt but cannot ha\'c: they bccome angry, cry, and flail about. 0.' they are given something that docs not please them; they Oing it a!;ide and begin to cr}'. Thcse arc dangerous faulls that hinder their entire educalion and encourage undesirable qualitics in children. If willfulness and wickedness are not driven out, 1l is impossible to give a child a good education. The moment these flaws appear in a child, is high time to resist this evil so that it does not become ingrained through habit and the children do not become thor- oughly depraved. Therefore, I advise all those whose concern is the education of childt'cn to Im,ke it their main occupation to drive out willful- ness and wickedness and to persist until they have reached their goal. As I have rcmarked above, it is impossible to reason with young children; thus, willfulness must be drIven out in a meth- odical manner, and there is no other recourse for this purpose than to show children one is serious. one gives in to theIr willfulness oncc, the second time it wiII be more pronounced and marc difficult to drive out. Once children have learned that angel' and tcars will win them their own way, they will not fall to use thc same methods again. They will fin:llly become the maslcrs of their pnrcnts and of their nursemaids and will hnve a bad, willful, and unbearable disposition with which they will trouble and torment their parents ever after as the well-earned reward for the "good" upbringing they were given. But if parents arc fortunate cnough to drive out wHIfulness from the very beginning by means of scolding and the rod. they wlll have obedient, docile, and good children whom they can later provide with a good education.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2009 for the course GER 250 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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