Education: THE YOUNGEST GENERATION

The Youngest Generation Professional educators often make poor interpreters of the youngest generation; novelists often succeed where the teachers fail. A pithy example: the following story, A Special Occasion, by British Novelist Joyce Gary (who also drew the picture), in the current Harper's Magazine.*

'T'HE nursery door opened and Nurse's voice said, in the — sugary tone which she used to little girl guests, "Here you are, darling, and Tommy will show you all his toys." A little brown-haired girl in a silk party frock, sticking out all round her legs like a lampshade,...

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