Category Archives: Trivium

Figurative Language and the Poetic Art

Many years ago, I was doing research in the Catholic University of America library, and by chance discovered Shakespeare’s Use of the Arts of Language by Sister Miriam Joseph. At first, I was overwhelmed by the breadth and depth of … Continue reading

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On (Not) Preparing Younger Students for Logic

A friend who is teaching up-and-coming teachers about the liberal arts forwarded this question to me from one of his students: I’ve also been contemplating throughout class so far how to prepare younger students for logic, as it is likely … Continue reading

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