Dream Children


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Dream Children

in a reverie, Charles Lamb tells stories to his two imaginary children. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 287]
See: Fantasy
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The OMP ensemble will play Elgar's Enfants d'un rve (Dream Children), Op.
This question is central to Robert Chuter's The Dream Children, which chronicles a same-sex couple's difficulties in adopting a child.
In "Dream Children," an au pair finds frightening paintings of her charges hidden around the house and discovers that the images are created with the same intent that keeps her secretly brewing herbal potions for the children's continued good health.
They held an anniversary dinner at the Hinckley Island Hotel on Friday - with a dream children's Christmas present of a battery-powered 'Baby Ferrari' among lots up for auction.
The reciprocal, affective appeal of the Gothic is thus demonstrated: the effect of the house on the child Elia is repeated in the captivation of the dream children by their father's account of the house.
Monahan recognizes this pervasive imagery, arguing that "the ambivalence in [Jane's] struggle to realize self within a community expresses itself through metaphors of abortion, stillbirth, crying dream children, and dying babies" (Monahan 600).
INSPIRING: RTE's Emma O'Driscoll and Today FM's Ian Dempsey join Children of Courage Niamh Condon, Thomas O'Sullivan, Hannah Donnelly, Lauren Quinn, Aaron Dunican, Sandra Keane, Cian O'Donovan and Dermot Boyle at the Share A Dream Children Of Courage Awards Pictures: DONMOLONEY/PRESS 22' HONOUR: Emma, Lauren Quinn and Ian
Froissart Overture and Dream Children are here together with the arrangement of Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in C minor.
The colours convey something of the artistic loneliness of the Enigma Variations upon which the composer was just embarking and anticipates the sad strains of Dream Children of a couple of years later.
A handful of cast members - including 20-yearold Ben Freeman, who plays mechanic Scott Windsor - were attending a function organised by the Make A Dream children's charity at Leeds' Elland Road ground.
His protective retreat into childhood innocence, like his indulgence in "Dream Children" of paternal fantasies from the realm of what-might-have-been, is thwarted by painful present reality.