The Phantom Tollbooth - Study Guide Chapter 10, A Colorful Symphony Summary & Analysis

Norton Juster
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Alec leads Milo, Tock and the Humbug running into the forest, but, because he cannot see what is right in front of him, the group soon becomes lost. Alec denies that they are lost, because "being lost is never a matter of not knowing where you are; it's a matter of knowing where you aren't." Alec tells Milo to ask the giant if they are lost.

Milo sees a small house with a sign that says "THE GIANT" and knocks on the door. An ordinary man comes out, identifies himself as the smallest giant in the world, and cannot tell Milo whether he is lost. Milo goes around the corner of the house, where a sign says "THE MIDGET." A man, who looks identical to the giant, answers and identifies himself as the world's tallest midget. He, too, cannot tell Milo...

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