Questions tagged [beatrix-potter]

Questions related to the English writer and illustrator Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) and her work. Potter is best known for her children's books, which include The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

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What does Hunca Munca from "The Tale of Two Bad Mice" represent?

In Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Two Bad Mice, it's well known than Hunca Munca and her husband got their names from Fielding's Tom Thumb, but what does the character of Hunca Munca represent in ...
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In The Tale of Mr Tod what is Dog Darnel?

In The Tale of Mr Tod, Beatrix Potter mentions a substance to be found in a hole: There he had dug quite a deep hole for dog darnel; and had set a mole trap What is this substance?
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