Saturday, December 29, 2007

analysis and non-readers

An interesting article in The New Yorker magazine, on the Twilight of the Books, suggests that as each generation of incoming students tends to read less literature, the job of law professors generally, and legal writing professors in particular, may become increasingly challenging.  The anecdotes about non-literate people trying to explain "which thing doesn't belong" in a list of items is hauntingly familiar.

hat tip:  Prof. R.J. Robertson, Southern Illinois University


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