“‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale,’ by Chaucer, the ‘father of American Literature,’ is a classic tale.”

This from a FINAL EXAM. In BRITISH LITERATURE.

I begin teaching Chaucer today in BritLit and hope for the best.

But statements like this, offered up as proof that a semester has produced learning, give one seriously to think!

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Teacher of English writing and literature (college-level); academic-freedom activist; editor and copy editor; theater director, costumer, actress, playwright. View all posts by RAB

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