question about the book Harriet the Spy
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07 Jun 2005 18:35 PDT
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In Harriet The Spy...who told Harriet it was OK to lie?
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 lie. Harriet The Spy URL: http://movies.go.com/parentpreviews/review?rid=192 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.'" HARRIET THE SPY URL: http://www.screenit.com/movies/1996/harriet_the_spy.html 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 URL: http://www.hbook.com/publications/magazine/articles/jan05_horning.asp 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! websearcher
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