Children: Inspirational Sources, Muses, George Orwell

George Orwell made an acute observation of why small children often see adults as intimidating or unsightly:

“Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child’s eyes, is that the child is usually looking upward, and few facesĀ  are at their best when seen from below.”

Dreamchild: Alice in Wonderland and Reverend CharlesĀ  Dodgson.

Dodgson (Ian Holm) suffers from a stifled emotional life. He shows freedom of imagination for the poems that he writes for little girls.

Finding Neverland (2004): Peter Pan and J. M. Barrie

Gigi: Thanks Heaven for Little Girls

Phantom of the Opera