[Milton-L] Memorization

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Wed Feb 25 08:40:49 EST 2004

>I'd always encountered "flows smoothly" as their touchstone 
for essay 
>writing, as in "I didn't understand your paper but it flows 

Yes - I get it - unless I tell them please not to write it - 
in explications of poems: "Donne's words flow smoothly."  

Teaching scansion is hard work, and not always successful, 
especially in lareg survey classes.

Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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