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June 12, 2012
As of this morning, I have been approved for a double major!
March 25, 2012
The joy my German Studies major brings me is as contagious as its colloquial abbreviation sounds.
March 8, 2012
The only one of Blake's poems that I knew going into this class was "The Tyger." It was, in fact, the first "real" poem I ever learned. I remember standing on my bed, three or four years old, and asking Mom what "fearful symmetry" meant.
February 24, 2012
After much dithering, I settled on a course on Romantic literature. By the end of the semester, I'd learned a about the general political and social climate of the time, become acquainted with quirky intellectuals, read the works of the man my brother is named after, developed sympathy for Felicia Hemans, rolled my eyes at Byron and Shelley, and fallen a little bit in love with Keats.
February 12, 2012
Have you ever noticed that only thing people ask you for the first two weeks of the semester is what classes you're taking?