@voyou Anthea Turner is trending, which is a good time to remember this banger: https://soundcloud.com/lolitastorm/anthea-turners-tears 6 Mar 21 Reply Retweet Favorite

Ignorant schoolmasters

According to OFSTED,

At GCSE, the sheer volume of poetry, with the focus on technical analysis, coupled with “overly didactic teaching methods”, is putting pupils off.

I wish I’d been taught technical analysis of poetry when I was doing GCSEs; indeed, a bit of excess didacticism would have made a nice change from the strange “not actually teaching” method adopted by my teachers. Read more↴