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The Tale of Beatrix Potter - Chapter 6, The Beatrix Potter Books Summary & Analysis

Margaret Lane
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Chapter 6, The Beatrix Potter Books Summary and Analysis

Beatrix's marriage marks the end of her creative period, although she published six books during this period, but they were drawn together from past work and do not match the quality of previous work. Her best writing was done in a single decade, and then her understanding of herself changed. Yet she produced work during this short time that is unmatched in children's literature. What made her work so powerful and excellent?

The author argues that she made good art, well executed and founded in love and character awareness. Her water-coloring is beautiful and perfect for her genre. Further, her use of animal characters was the core of her genius, as she was able to illustrate human emotion through these animals with wonderful efficacy. Expressing truth through fantasy is a high art, and this was Beatrix's talent...

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The Tale of Beatrix Potter from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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