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The Decline and Fall of the English Major

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The Decline and Fall of the English Major

My English degree is something I take considerable pride in, even as my career has been built in technology. This article calls it a gift, and I agree: “That gift is clear thinking, clear writing and a lifelong engagement with literature.” Also, this gift helps in “developing a rational grace and energy in your conversation with the world around you.” It’s this part that has served me well in life and work.