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Unformatted text preview: child to the male child by placing her in the foreground, directly looking at the audience. The coloration is limited, probably as a result of the limited mediums available. The facial and hand gestures the children make give the appearance of mischief or fun play, with the male child holding both a snake and a cat while his head is cocked to the left and his eyes are as if they were looking to the left. The little girl, whose finger is up as if possibly chiding the boy but while still smiling, looks directly at the paintings audience. Also the little girl by smiling and having her finger up could be chiding the audience for nor allowing her to be equal to the little boy or for not allowing her as a little girl to participate in all of the same mischief and merrymaking that the little boy gets to experience....
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- Spring '08