Re: conlanging during class (Re: Grammatical Summary of Kemata)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 18, 2001, 14:20|
Dan Sulani wrote:
> Then, in that case, couldn't it be that some teachers ask so many
> questions because they are trying to engage hopelessly overcrowded
> classrooms full of kids who would much rather be elsewhere doing
> other things?
Exactly! Such students have a conceptual block against book-learning
in general, and asking questions is one of the ways of shaking
them out of it. This is an excellent instance of Frye's point.
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