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A Not So Creative Approach to Teaching Composition

From the short year that I’ve been in an English department, I’ve come to discover that saying creative writing in relation to teaching composition is somewhat forbidden. We all, of course, acknowledge that our disciplines are not mutually exclusive, but … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Ursula Jack Your Voice [On Teaching Style]

In “Teaching Style: A Possible Anatomy,” Winston Weathers makes several important claims and arguments in regards to teaching style in writing. While we are inclined to focus on style when studying literature, it gets lost when talking to our students … Continue reading

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