There are more and more initiatives with high school students demanding a more inclusive literature. All the support to them!
In her own words:
“When I was in high school, my group of friends developed our own language, Narg. A kind of Pig Latin, it added ?arg? to every word, leaving meaning to context, inflection, and how well we knew each other. ?Arg do narg tharg I warg to garg swimarg todarg.? is, ?I do not think I want to go swimming today.? As unintelligible as it sounds, we understood it perfectly.”
Just the facts:
- Dorothy grew up in Alderwood, Toronto
- She spent summers at a cottage on Balsam Lake, very close to Fenelon Falls
- For twenty-three years, she worked as a high school English/Drama teacher, teaching on a Mennonite Colony, a four room school, in an Adult Learning Centre attached to a prison, and a highly diverse new high school in Pickering, where she created the only high school improv program in…
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