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3V1015.01 Like a birdie: concrete inspiration of observation (11/2/80)

Peggy came around the dining room table with a turtle bean-bag in her
hand, moving it up and down, “Turtle flies like a birdy.” she said, and
the turtle’s feet did flap like wings…. but when she turned it over, I saw
a patch of the turtle’s stomach a piece of material with a picture of
a bird on it. What is particularly striking here is the concreteness
inspiring the analogy, ie. one can easily imagine a scenario wherein
Peggy saw the bird patch on the turtle stomach — this made the turtle
“like” a birdy; subsequently, Peggy saw the turtle legs as “like” wings
and “flew” the turtle.


Peggy Study, Panel P145

Themes: Language Development, Object Exploration, Social Interaction
Source: (Lawler); date: 11/2/1980

Text commentary: These clips are flaky (especially panes C and D1), with many dropped frames; it is still possible to follow the action and dialogue, but it is not easy to watch. Towards the end of the video, recording speed dropped and the pitch of voices lowered also. The flaws also appear in the unedited digitized file.

P145A Talk about Activities, 6mb

P145B Colored Blocks, 22mb

P145C Reading (flaky), 10mb

P145D1 Letters Desk (flaky), 24mb

P145D2 Letters Desk, 21mb

P145E1 Standard Objects, 20mb

P145E2 Standard Objects, 15mb

P145E3 Standard Objects, 23mb

P145E4 Standard Objects, 20mb