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In a series of articles for the American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times-Bulletin Almanacs, written between 1901 and 1905, Gene Stratton Porter explained her reasons for taking up photography and her purposes in devoting so much time and energy to photographic studies of birds. First, the camera offered the possibility of accurate representation, which available drawings of birds did not. She was particularly outraged by drawings of cardinals which showed a crest all out of proportion to the body's length.
The protagonist of The Bee Keeper cures his war Page xiv wounds with vitamin C and daily ocean bathing; the major character of The Harvester is a herbalist whose cures bring him a national reputation. " Stratton Porter wrote to attempt to recreate in words the restorative powers of a life in the natural world. And it is not a physical cure alone which she intended: her characters are also cured of their mental anguish. When Stratton Porter wrote of sending her stories to those walled up in cities and otherwise imprisoned, she was putting forth her belief in nature's powers to restore man's social body as well as his physical body.
You must begin at the gate and find your road slowly, else you will not hear the Great Secret and see the Compelling Vision. There are trees you never before have seen; flowers and vines the botanists fail to mention; such music as your ears can not hear elsewhere; and never-ending pictures no artist can reproduce with pencil or brush. As Stratton Porter places her foot on the road and immediately becomes completely absorbed in the natural wonders around herprevailing upon all of her sensesher attention to causes (primal and otherwise) is distracted.
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