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Jack an Ancient Celtic Tradition Version 2.0 free pdf An exciting scary story about how the jack o'lantern came to be... and the interesting character behind it! Misunderstood children often survive bullying to become heroes who watch after us all! The story of JACK describes the Celtic personality and gives comfort to people from a matriarchal tradition as they live within a patriarchal-style culture that has come to dominate and conquer the earth in the recent few millennia. The rogue troublemaker, seemingly without discipline or law has a tough, windy, winding road in a male-dominated society. JACK is forever getting into trouble, but is a good hearted and gentle soul, and more often than not- truly saves the day. JACK has become the archetype for the everyperson hero in the stories of American film and literature, and is evident in the Celtic traditions of European, British, and American peoples. The Story of JACK comes from a harsher time, when consequences were severe for children out at night. Hungry animals hunting in the central square, starving handicapped people, diseased people, and all manner of the disenfranchised and uncared-for individuals threatened a small town lacking the resources to help those in need: all this presented a clear and present danger to any children out after dark. All holiday traditions are adaptations of this theme, caring for the needy and less fortunate- gifts under a lighted tree in the woods near town- children posing as beggers asking for candy- these are the oasis of charity for at least one night of the year. Modern society produces a wealth of supplies and systems and technologies to this very purpose. In these harsher times of long ago, where resourses were horded and few, JACK was styled as a cautionary tale for parents to tell to children to keep them out of trouble. It is literally tyranny- an attempt to use fear to manipulate behavior. To keep the kids from going out at night, they were told that the nightwatchman's lantern they saw was a heinous apparition- a headless fright! I've presented my version as an historical origins story, the origin of Halloween. As modern methods of childrearing, education, and even our entire American governmental system are based on the ending of this abusive system of fear manipulation, or tyranny, as it was formerly known, I've done my best to present the illustrations as fine art portraiture and highest quality works. This is to contrast the modern convention of not scaring children by buying books specifically tailored to be non-frightening. Too often this convention leads to scattered, insane, cartoonish, derrivative creations of poor quality (obviously not all, Dr. Zeuss is one of my favorites!). I have attempted to produce a high quality offering that might educate, provide the opportunity and need for discussion in combination with a strong, comforting fatherly presence and presentation. For this reason I've asked Sports Announcer Andy Taylor to be the voice of JACK. It is an exciting and scary story for Dad to read to the kids.

About Bryan Thomas Molloy

Bryan Thomas Molloy was born and educated in Boston, and graduated with a degree in Illustration from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1999. His family is a Celtic blend of Irish, Scottish, English and French, with the larger part being Irish, from a third generation heritage, heralding from Northern Ireland's Co.Armagh and the south's Cork region. Bryan moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA in 2004 from Hampton, Virginia and maintains a working fine art studio in downtown Harrisburg, producing portraits, books, historical research projects and other works of painting and writing. More information can be discovered on Molloy's website: bryanmolloyart.com.

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Author : Bryan Thomas Molloy
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Data Published : 20 August 2015
ISBN : 1512134767
EAN : 9781512134766
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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