Readiness and the Writer
James P. Hall
There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now,’t is not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all.
Hamlet. Act v. Sc. 2.
In my college writing classes, early in the term, I ask students to envision the following scenario.
A professional football game is about to begin; I usually pick our local team, the Baltimore Ravens, against a foe such as the Cleveland Browns. I say… Continue reading