[Milton-L] Nigel Smith's Milton in Time Magazine

Rose Williams 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 
American Literature."
Rose Williams
> 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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