Sure, She Won A Pulitzer, But What Was Maxine Kumin Like In The Classroom?

“The thing that’s depressing is teaching graduate students today and discovering that they don’t know simple elemental facts of grammar. They really do not know how to scan a line; they’ve never been taught to scan a line. Many of them don’t know the difference between lie and lay, let alone its and it’s.”

Source: The Atlantic

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