Daily Archives: August 28, 2014

“The Giver” As an Example of Why Infanticide and Other Forms of Child Exploitation Pose a Specific Set of Problems That Authors Must Acknowledge 2

I have long discussed the problems with integrating infanticide and other heinous forms of physical child abuse into a storyline.  If Lois Lowry’s THE GIVER doesn’t demonstrate the problem in abundant terms, I don’t know what does.  The book was first published in 1993, so it’s taken 21 years for […]