#YesAllWomen and Teaching WCW’s “The Young Housewife”

As I write this, I have my twitter account set to searching “#yesallwomen.” The hashtag didn’t exist before May 24th, and now after the tragic killings in Santa Barbra, there have been well over a million total tweets. (Before I finished that last sentence, I saw the “new results” for…

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Don’t Get Poetry?–Try Climbing It

Reading poetry is all about climbing. I mean it. People who climb trees, rock faces, or the sides of playground equipment have a much better chance of “getting” poetry than non-climbers. It’s all about finding out how your voice and your gestures move through a poem. The technical term for…

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