Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Poetry as Punishment : The Punishment Fits the Crime

According to a story on NPR; Vandals Forced to Study Poetry of Frost.

In December, more than two dozen teenagers were arrested for breaking into and vandalizing the one-time summer residence of Robert Frost. Their punishment? Attend a class about the American poet. Novelist and Middlebury College professor Jay Parini, who taught the class, talks with Robert Siegel.

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