The Canadian battle to use language free of political correctness

Posted January 1, 2018 3:22 pm by Everyday For Life Canada

The Canadian battle to use language free of political correctness

The Tower of Political Correctness is the current Tower of BabelIn 1962, the Canadian professor of English and literary critic Northrop Frye presented the Massey Lectures. There were published as a book in 1964 with the title, The Educated Imagination. These six lectures outlined his theory of literature that were later turned into his seminal text on literary criticism called, Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays.Frye is an important scholar to re-examine today because he was keenly aware of the importance of language in human thought, politics and behaviour. in his words, “I don’t see how the study of language and literature

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