[Milton-L] Exam

Horace Jeffery Hodges horacejeffery at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 07:13:38 EST 2018


I seem to recall "Knights in White Satin," I do not think it was Miltonic.

Jeffery Hodges

On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 9:48 AM Crystal L Bartolovich <clbartol at syr.edu>
wrote:

> I love the “ordinary pheasant on the street.” Along similar lines, my
> absolute favorite of all time: “the levelers and diggers were trying to
> break the Norman yolk”.  You can’t have a revolution without breaking a few
> eggs!
>
> Sent from my iPad
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> >   1. Re: exam (Matthew Jordan)
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> > Message: 1
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2018 17:34:56 +0000
> > From: Matthew Jordan <matthewjorda at gmail.com>
> > To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> > Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
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> > The funniest piece of student "misspeaking" I ever encountered occurred
> in
> > a discussion of a piece of pictorial propaganda which bore the legend
> > "Oliver Cromwell's Cabinet Council Discovered." I was informed that it
> was
> > clearly intended "to appeal to the ordinary pheasant in the street,"
> which
> > takes the prize for not only its instant surreal absurdity but also for
> the
> > way it contains several different kinds of wrongness which,
> firework-like,
> > arrive in the mind as a series of supplementary ignitions.
> >
> > Best, Matt
> >
> > On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, 15:42 Gregory Machacek <Gregory.Machacek at marist.edu
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Mine wasn't Miltonic, but I had a student years ago say researchers
> could
> >> perhaps find the answer to a particular question by using telephone
> poles.
> >>
> >> Be well,
> >>
> >>
> >> Greg Machacek
> >> Professor of English
> >> Marist College
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original message -----
> >> From: Larisa Z?mb?n? Koci? <larisa.kocic at gmail.com>
> >> Sent by: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu
> >> To: milton-l at richmond.edu
> >> Cc:
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >> Date: Sat, Dec 1, 2018 3:10 AM
> >>
> >> I must say I have become curious to know what Satin does in PL. At this
> >> point I would not be surprised by a cancan ;)
> >> Thank you all for posting these exam 'gems' :)
> >> Kind regards,
> >> Larisa Kocic-Z?mb?
> >>
> >> 2018. nov. 30., P 18:00 d?tummal <milton-l-request at richmond.edu> ezt
> ?rta:
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> >> Today's Topics:
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> >>   1. exam (Neil Forsyth)
> >>   2. Re: exam (James Rovira)
> >>   3. Re: exam (Stackhouse, Amy)
> >>   4. Re: exam (Jameela Lares)
> >>   5. Re: exam (Savoie, John)
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> >> Message: 1
> >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:02:36 +0000
> >> From: Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: [Milton-L] exam
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> >>
> >> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
> >> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
> >> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition
> then.
> >>
> >> Neil
> >>
> >>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 2
> >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:22:33 -0500
> >> From: James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
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> >>
> >> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
> bring
> >> him back.
> >>
> >> Jim R
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >>
> >>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
> >> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
> >> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition
> then.
> >>>
> >>> Neil
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 3
> >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:27:33 +0000
> >> From: "Stackhouse, Amy" <AStackhouse at iona.edu>
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >> Message-ID: <F44D445F-9E54-40FB-9EF9-5E8301A7763B at iona.edu>
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> >>
> >> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
> >>
> >>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
> >> bring him back.
> >>>
> >>> Jim R
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
> >> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
> >> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition
> then.
> >>>>
> >>>> Neil
> >>>
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> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 4
> >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:45:51 +0000
> >> From: Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu>
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >> Message-ID:
> >>        <
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> >>>
> >>
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> >>
> >> My recent favorite is "the rhyme scheme is iambic pentameter."  And does
> >> anyone else have students insisting that a good text "has flow"?  And of
> >> course they cannot define the term.
> >>
> >> Jameela Lares, Professor of English
> >> Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor, 2017-2019
> >> The University of Southern Mississippi
> >> 108 College Drive #5037
> >> Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> On
> >> Behalf Of Stackhouse, Amy
> >> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:28 AM
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >>
> >> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
> >>
> >>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
> >> bring him back.
> >>>
> >>> Jim R
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
> >> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
> >> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition
> then.
> >>>>
> >>>> Neil
> >>>
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> >> Message: 5
> >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:52:54 +0000
> >> From: "Savoie, John" <jsavoie at siue.edu>
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
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> >> Has  a good beat,
> >>
> >> you can dance to it.
> >>
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> on
> >> behalf of Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu>
> >> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:45:51 AM
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >>
> >> My recent favorite is "the rhyme scheme is iambic pentameter."  And does
> >> anyone else have students insisting that a good text "has flow"?  And of
> >> course they cannot define the term.
> >>
> >> Jameela Lares, Professor of English
> >> Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor, 2017-2019
> >> The University of Southern Mississippi
> >> 108 College Drive #5037
> >> Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> On
> >> Behalf Of Stackhouse, Amy
> >> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:28 AM
> >> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
> >>
> >> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
> >>
> >>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
> >> bring him back.
> >>>
> >>> Jim R
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
> >> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
> >> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition
> then.
> >>>>
> >>>> Neil
> >>>
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