Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Raised by Wolves?

After watching the Disney video, "The Jungle Book," Ivy asked me if it was 'real.' This has been a common question these days: she's working through reality and fantasy, especially when her favorite movies are "The Sound of Music" (movie based on reality, real person, etc., but obviously elements of fiction thrown in to keep the story interesting) and "The Wizard of Oz" (Mostly fantasy, but essentially a dream sequence with some reality bookending the main story).
I explained that the majority of the movie is not real, though there have been a couple of instances where humans have been raised by animals.
Here's a link I found, backing up the stuff I tell my daughter:

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