I think it’s a book about a haunted theme park and it stars a magical magic guy and he’s good and evil and he’s trying to get rid of the ghosts. And I think at the end, since it’s haunted by a ghost, he tried to make the park go on fire.
What “The Great Gatsby” and other novels are about, according to six-year-olds, based on their covers.
Her summary of Jane Eyre: “This is about a girl that goes mining. I don’t know why, but she looks like she would go mining, mining for gold. ” I feel like that’s actually REALLY CLOSE TOO! Jane is diligent, hardworking, etc. Except she didn’t go out looking for treasure, she sort of stumbled upon Mr. Rochester. I just. CAN I HAVE A CHILD LIKE THIS PLEASE?
No wonder you have rather the look of another world. I marvelled where you had got that sort of face. When you came upon me in Hay Lane last night, I thought unaccountably of fairy tales and had half a mind to demand whether you had bewitched my horse: I am not sure yet. Who are your parents?”
“I have none.”
“Nor ever had, I suppose; do you remember them?”
“I thought not. And so you were waiting for your people when you sat on that stile?”
“For whom, sir?”
“For the men in green; it was a proper moonlit night for them. Did I break through one of your rings, that you spread that damned ice on the causeway?”
I shook my head. “The men in green all forsook England a hundred years ago,” said I, speaking as seriously as he had done. “And not even in Hay Lane, or the fields around it, could you find a trace of them. I don’t think either summer or harvest, or winter moon, will ever shine on their revels more.”
Mrs Fairfax had dropped her knitting, and, with raised eyebrows, seemed wondering what sort of talk this was.
from Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë (via plenilune)