sooo i’m graduating this Spring with a B.A in English; bittersweet. this will be an interesting reminder of these crazy days
PS i don’t know if he’s being verbose on purpose because that’s the ridiculously annoying style of Henry James, or if he actually writes like that
The time draws near for you to demonstrate your utter mastery of the immense web of imaginative experiences, nuanced shifts of consciousness, repressed emotions, mannered violence, and noble renunciations that constitute the literary universe of Henry James. This is the final test, the moment of truth, and the ultimate showdown of good versus evil … but I digress. I’m sending you a basic description of Thursday’s exam, with words of wisdom for how to pass it with flying colors. It’s not a tricky exam, but it is a thorough one. I hope my little document helps, even if it just clarifies our mutual expectations. Good luck.