“The English major reads because, as rich as the one life he has may be, one life is not enough… Given the ragged magnificence of the world, who would wish to live only once?”

-Mark Edmundson

“The Ideal English Major”, Chronicle of Higher Education

A professor of mine at school sent me an article today called “The Ideal English Major.” Mark Edmundson writes beautifully, and this was my favorite quote. Ragged magnificence. Here is the link: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Ideal-English-Major/140553/?cid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en


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