For everyone who found Shel Silverstein’s story The Giving Tree problematic:
[Comic from Perry Bible Fellowship Comics]
In fact, I just discovered a whole symposium on The Giving Tree,* in which an ethics professor, a rabbi, several religion professors, and others think deeply about this tale.
* in a 1995 issue of First Things: The Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life
[Hat tip to Sarah of Sarah’s Pensieve]