Archive 20: Articles and ideas published in the past that are of interest today in the 21st century.
Question: Why do we teach poetry?
Answer—Quote: “…once Archibald MacLeish ventured that ‘We teach poetry not to impose answers, but to reveal choices.’ ” P. 16.
Comment: For me, there’s a whole lot of meaning in that sentence—about teaching poetry. RayS.
Title: “Mutterings: Monsters.” Charles Weingartner. English Journal (March 1976), 14-16.