[Milton-L] Nigel Smith's Milton in Time Magazine
rwill627 at suddenlink.net
Sun May 18 13:54:05 EDT 2008
Although we will cry "I have not done this," those who have not yet done so
might check out Dr. Kantor's "The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and
> The fact is that, in the U.S. as well as in England, both are endangered
> species to a greater or lesser degree. Shakespeare--who writes, I have
> repeatedly been told, in "Old English" is hard to read; Milton is harder.
> In our idealistic efforts to leave no child behind, we seem to be reducing
> everything to the lowest common denominator, rather than providing the
> skills students need to master what they find challenging.
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