Perceptions of Poetry

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/02/-em-dead-poets-society-em-is-a-terrible-defense-of-the-humanities/283853/

Wow.  What a thought-provoking piece by Kevin J.H. Detmar from last February’s issue of The Atlantic Magazine.  As a longtime lover of the movie I had to release all judgment, and found myself enthralled as a result.  There’s some real food for thought here.  Food that requires a lengthy chew, and may still be hard for some folks to swallow.

And yes, I am a romantic, anti-intellectual lover of the “sentimental humanities”.

 

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