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On Wed, 22 Jan 1997, Trisha Craig wrote:
> Hello, Friends.
> This is my first venture (adventure?) on the Internet. I am a classroom
> teacher, grades 1 @ 2, finishing a Masters program in the Creative Arts. For my
> integrated final project, I am exploring the uses of "flying" as a theme or
> motif in the Arts. The applied aspect of my project will be thematic curriculum
> for a primary classroom, including both literal and metaphorical consideration
> of "flight". If anyone could help me by telling me about any examples of flying
> in the Arts that have been signifigant to you (now or in your childhood), it
> would be appreciated. An example: Faith Ringgold's story quilt "Tar Beach",
> which has also been made into a picture book, explores the theme of flying as
> liberation (also, power and ownership) in the life of a young African-American
> girl in New York City. My project is very open-ended at this point, so I'd love
> to hear from anyone with ideas about (or aspirations toward!) flight.
> Thank-you for your time.