Playing with emotions

Dyer, Alan
July 2006
Interpretation Journal;Summer2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses issues to consider in appealing to the emotion of children through interpretation. According to the author, children can be motivated in a short period of time. He added that children lives in a world full of imagination and those myths and fairy tales offer richer thought in the mind. These develop children's senses and emotions for learning. The author suggests that adults need to be careful not to affect the senses and emotions of children in a negative way.


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