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SENDAK'S HEROIC TRILOGY: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN, OUTSIDE OVER THERE
Merveilles & contes
Vol. 1, No. 2 (December 1987), pp. 97-102
Published by: Wayne State University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41389918
Page Count: 6
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Taking the folkloric motif of three as its departure point, this paper asserts that three picture books created by the world-renowned author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak, are really of a piece, a trilogy, to be exact. Focusing on the hero's journey, the paper explores the psychological development of the three separate, yet linked, child protagonists presented.
Merveilles & contes © 1987 Wayne State University Press