For instance, in Goodnight Moon there is that old lady who demands, in a whisper, that we must "hush." Given the sparse furnishings of the rodent-infested room, I find this suggestive of what is perhaps a hostage situation. "Goodnight nobody" and "goodnight noises everywhere"? Maybe in the little house with the red balloon, nobody can hear you scream.
You don't want to know what's in the mush.
Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon. HarperCollins, 1947.
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