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April 07, 2013

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Bourgeois Nerd

I'm always embarrassed to admit this as an English major, but I never, ever got scansion. And I had it in high school, too! I just don't have the "ear."

catalexico

Bring back classical Latin and Greek, then Old English, Middle English, maybe some Norse (I like old Norse), and all else will be added unto you. And read *everything* by the masters of English literature. The one starts to see.

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