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ERIC Number: EJ851991
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0895-4852
Reflections on Grammar's Demise
Mulroy, David
Academic Questions, v17 n3 p52-58 Sep 2004
Of the seven liberal arts, on which Western education was based, grammar has always been preeminent. Yet English teachers in recent years have belittled it to the point of an irrelevance. Not only has this higher illiteracy rendered Americans unable to extract ideas from sophisticated prose, David Mulroy worries, but also it leaves us with the dangerous misconception that we know all that we need to know to get by in the world. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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