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Re: Parallel Texts
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1006  Wednesday, 2 May 2001

From:           Billy Houck <
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Date:           Tuesday, 1 May 2001 12:01:59 EDT
Subject: 12.0995 Re: Parallel Texts
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0995 Re: Parallel Texts

In a message dated 5/1/01 8:37:42 AM, David Nicol  writes:

>Does anyone know if these texts are still being used in schools? And are
>they a good thing or a bad thing...?

These parallel texts do, indeed, still exist, and they are used, and
they do dumb it down. I have a class set that translate "wherefore art
thou Romeo" to "Romeo, where are you?"

Needless to say, I do not use this set. They lie bound in a dark room.

Billy Houck
Arroyo Grande High School
California

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