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Studying English is important because...

"To write or even speak English is not a science but an art. Whoever writes English is involved in a struggle that never lets up even for a sentence. He is struggling against vagueness, against obscurity, against the lure of the decorative adjective, against the encroachment of Latin and Greek, and, above all, against the worn-out phrases and dead metaphors with which the language is cluttered up." —George Orwell

"Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds." —Dorothy L. Sayers

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Journal Locator

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The Journal Locator provides information on journals, newspapers, magazines, and all other periodicals currently available through the Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library for the faculty, staff and students of SUNY Corning Community College.

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P: Language and Literature 

P Linguistics
PA Greek and Latin
PB Modern European languages; Celtic languages
PC Romance languages
PD Old Germanic and Scandinavian languages
PE English language
PF Dutch, Flemish, German languages
PG Slavic languages and literature
PH Finno-Ugrian and Basque languages and literature
PJ Middle Eastern languages and literature
PK Indo-Iranian languages and literature
PL East Asian, African, and Oceanic languages and literature
PM American Indian; artificial languages
PN Literature; literary history and collections
PQ Romance literature
PR English Literature
PS American literature
PT Germanic literature
PZ Children's literature

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