Wednesday, February 16, 2011

March 1976: Something to Think about--Poetry

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.

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