[Milton-L] I had to share this

shaw at ulm.edu shaw at ulm.edu
Mon May 1 12:00:55 EDT 2006


My favorite student blooper regarding Milton occurred almost a decade  
ago in a sophomore World Lit class:

      "Dante was a Catholic.  In contrast, Milton was a Christian."

Oh the joys of teaching in the Bible belt!

Best,
Julia Guernsey-Shaw

Quoting gilliaca at jmu.edu:

>
>>  Milton's theory works as a  valid
>>   explanation for why he chose to write Paradise Lost.
>>   Have a great end-of-semester everyone!
>>
>  That's a keeper! Thanks for sharing - we all need a good
> hoot at the end of the term!
>
>
> C
> 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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