March 30th, 2017

End is Nigh

This was the last day at uni before Easter break, where I considered whether to do 'Nightmare Abbey' or to consider 'Code of the Woosters'/'Galapagos'. NA is mercifully short, but what it lacks in plot, it more than makes up for hilarity - lampooning the Romantics and the Gothics in one fail swoop. Exhibit A as follows.

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I can listen to the other books on Audible over Easter. I spent best part of half an hour with diss lecturer, who read through my scrappy 3rd chapter and was as nice as he possibly could be, restraining himself from moaning about lack of critical evidence. Nil desperandum,I am on the case, but need to formulate my own argument before I search for validation. I think his main criticism was that I need to further unpack the argument and signpost more, both of which are perfectly true. I felt a little sad, as unless things take a very different turn, I am unlikely to see him again and he's a pretty cool lecturer. He will be invested in my dissertation, though (amongst six others) and it will be his mark that will be the most memorable of my degree - this is my 'magnum opus' and I am unlikely to forget the slog that it has been, nor his kindly remarks en route.

Now for the final countdown. Rewrite of intro then knuckle down to study and change accordingly :-)