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Unformatted text preview: The Witches Notes 01/10/2010 15:22:00 26- the cleaner you are the more able a witch is to smell you 27- the witches do things to make themselves uncomfortable to blend in. 32- witches as something the grandma cant talk about, like other terrible things that happen to adults that children cant understand 35English schools 38- wherever you find people you find witches 38- Grand High Witch of all the World is a very childish title 40- grandma is a retired witchophile (made up word) 41- explanation that money is just paper (conceptual) 41- refers to the grand high witch as the Devil 46- dehumanizes witches as creatures 51- cigars bad for grandma 52- the maid shreaks at the mouse as if shed been murdered funny 54- the first mouse to break the rules would be drowned very violent, fits well with the tone of the story 57he assumes that the RSPCC is kind wonderful people 59- wants to become owner of a mouse circus 60- only hint that they are witches is the hat (no mention of gloves, wigs, or any other telltale sign) reflects that the boy doesnt know theyre witches 61- witches have very normal conversation (very human)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course ENG 80K taught by Professor Wright during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '11