Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Who does Eeyore think he is?
We were watching "Winnie the Pooh" the other day when it sparked an interesting discussion:
Doughie, "Mom, why did Eeyore give Piglet's house away? Did he own it?"
Me, "Well, I am not sure. I don't think he owned it....."
Doughie, "That is so rude!! It was Piglet's home! Piglet needs a house too...just as much as Owl!"
Me, "You have a point....never thought about it....At least Piglet gets to be a hero!"
Doughie (snorts) "A hero? Who wants to be a hero? I would rather have a house!"
She has a point...Yet again, another Disney classic has been changed for me forever. Instead of thinking of "Winnie the Pooh" as the somewhat boring classic about animals, I will now think of it as the tale where a grumpy donkey evicts a shy and stuttering pig (for no reason) to give it to a pompous owl. Interesting......one more illusion gone!
Word to the wise: During these economic times, if Eeyore is standing at your door, don't let the SOB in! :D
What do you think? Was Eeyore within his rights?