Saturday 18 June 2022 11:58 PM Woke university dons slap trigger warning on 15th century text about St George ... trends now

Saturday 18 June 2022 11:58 PM Woke university dons slap trigger warning on 15th century text about St George ... trends now
Saturday 18 June 2022 11:58 PM Woke university dons slap trigger warning on 15th century text about St George ... trends now

Saturday 18 June 2022 11:58 PM Woke university dons slap trigger warning on 15th century text about St George ... trends now

Don't tell the snowflakes... but the dragon DIES: Woke university slaps violence and discrimination trigger warnings on 15th century text about St George Dons slapped a trigger warning on the heroic story of England's patron saint Students were told the literary text contains descriptions of torture and violence The warning was put on The Legend Of St George written by monk John Lydgate 

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He may have slain a dragon, but Saint George has proved to be no match for the woke warriors of academia.

Dons have slapped a trigger warning on the heroic story of England’s patron saint, lest the legend prove upsetting and offensive to today’s university students.

Undergraduates have been told: ‘This literary text tells the story of St George and his martyrdom which contains descriptions of and allusions to torture and violence leading to his death.

‘It also contains instances of discriminatory language, particularly with reference to ethnicity and religion.’

Dons slapped a trigger warning on the heroic story of England’s patron saint. Undergraduates were told that the literary text contains 'descriptions of and allusions to torture and violence leading to his death'

Dons slapped a trigger warning on the heroic story of England’s patron saint. Undergraduates were told that the literary text contains 'descriptions of and allusions to torture and violence leading to his death'

It is believed that St George was a real Roman soldier and was tortured and executed in AD 303 after refusing to renounce his Christian faith. In the 11th Century, the story of how he killed a dragon to save a princess gained popularity

It is believed that St George was a real Roman soldier and was tortured and executed in AD 303 after refusing to renounce his Christian faith. In the 11th Century, the story of how he killed a dragon to save a princess gained popularity 

Exam pupils tripped up by woke question 

Critics have expressed concern that the use of ‘gender neutral’ language in exam questions could confuse students and cost them marks.

While the usual format is for questions to refer to ‘a boy’ or ‘a

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