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Subject: question about the book Harriet the Spy
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: wrp396-ga
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Posted: 07 Jun 2005 18:35 PDT
Expires: 07 Jul 2005 18:35 PDT
Question ID: 530631
In Harriet The Spy...who told Harriet it was OK to lie?
Subject: Re: question about the book Harriet the Spy
Answered By: websearcher-ga on 07 Jun 2005 18:46 PDT
Hi wrp396:

The character Golly (or Ole Golly), Harriet's nanny (played in the
movie by Rosie O'Donnell, advises Harriet that sometime people have to

Harriet The Spy
Quote: "You may want to be especially aware of a pivotal scene when
Golly returns to help Harriet confront her problem. 'You have to
apologize and then you have to lie,' Golly says, advising Harriet
that, 'Sometimes a little lie that makes someone feel better isn't
really wrong.'"

quote: "Golly tells Harriet that she'll have to apologize and lie to
the other kids to get them to like her again. She says sometimes a
little lie makes people feel better."

On Spies and Purple Socks and Such
Quote: "Most importantly, the sage Ole Golly resolves matters with a
piece of advice that takes on special meaning for queer kids:
Sometimes you have to lie. But to yourself you must always tell the truth."

Search Strategy (on Google):
* Harriet the Spy lie

I hope that helps!

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