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Dude, you want your kids to write who they are and what they think and feel, teach a fucking creative writing class. I was an English major in college. I took Chaucer, I took British lit of the 1800s, 1900s, syntax and structure, Black lit, Latino lit, creative writing, writing for business, speech. Every class had a different vibe, a different standard, a different level of understanding, a different tone, a different angle. My essays for my class on Chaucer and Shakespear, not written or structured the same way as my essays or papers for speech or business writing. You learn these standards so you can apply them in different parts of your life and have an arsenal of language behind something you write. I curse a lot, but I never cursed in my papers or essays. I cursed all the time in my creative writing projects. I don’t curse in professional e-mails. I curse in my scripts. There’s a time and place for every style of writing. Convincing your students that they’re being oppressed because the only style you for some reaosn believe they are capable of utilizing isn’t acceptable in every situation, does nothing but hurt them and set them up for failure. Push your kids to expand their abilities in language, not limit them to what they are only comfortable with, used to, or familiar with. Christ almighty, this is th every definiton of a college snow flake, and I say that as a liberal.