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Alexander, Lloyd. "Fantasy as Images: A Literary View." Language Arts (April 1978): 440-46. Alexander explains how fantasy can teach readers about real life.

——. "The Flat-Heeled Muse." In Children and Literature: Views and Reviews. Edited by Virginia Haviland. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1973. First printed in Horn Book (April 1965): 141-46. Alexander discusses the sources for his ideas and some of his rules for writing successful fantasy.

——. "The Grammar of Story." In Celebrating Children's Books. Edited by Betsy Hearne and Marilyn Kaye. New York: Lothrop,. Lee & Shepard, 1981, pp. 3-13.

Alexander offers some insight into how he creates beautiful prose, although how the grammar works in a good story remains somewhat mysterious.

——. "High Fantasy and Heroic Romance." HornBook (December 1971): 57784. Alexander defends heroic fantasy as a source of good reading for children.

——. "A Matter of Speaking." In The Voice of the Narrator...

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