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Language is magic

April 27, 2011

In one of her lectures on Adolescent Literature (English 345, University of Auckland, 2003), Claudia Marquis observed that The Catalogue of the Universe ‘exemplifies the belief that it is through language that we gain mastery of the world’.  For Mahy, she noted, ‘language is magic’.

Worth thinking about!

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