Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical
hermionesviolin

I am way more amused by Michael Thurston than Joan is.

It makes me so happy that for the 2 exams i have the professors gave the essay question in advance. (And other than that, all i have is one last dumb WST paper due the last day of finals -- excluding Thursday’s Soc presentation, group with whom i have last meeting tonight. Praise be.)

Someone in class today asked how long the essay portion of the final should be. “There used to be this awful answer given: ‘The length of a man’s loincloth -- long enough to cover the subject but short enough to be interesting.’ It used to be ‘the length of a woman’s skirt;’ I’m kind of proud of myself for this revision. And as someone who often wears a loincloth, this is a question of deep importance to me personally.”

It makes me inexplicably happy that he talks about “boy characters.” Last semester we had the “boy poets” and i thought that was just the cutest thing. And now it’s the “boy characters.” And dude, how could i have forgotten about this quote from last Thursday? Talking about “boy characters”: “more than window dressing -- as attractive window-dressing as they are.” And today, George Dorset is, contrary to Lily’s repugnance (“her reaction was.. and I think this is a quote... ‘Ew.’ ”), in Michael’s opinion, a “handsome devil” and a “sexy sexy man.”

“ ‘This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you.’ I can’t believe I just quoted that.” Of course it wasn’t until i actually looked it up online that that’s from Don McLean’s “Vincent.” Am biting my tongue.



Events in my future:

Thursday, May 1: my former roommate opening for Beth Amsel at Jitterys (Davis, 9pm)
Thursday&Friday: the one-acts in Theatre 14, 8pm (I am going Friday, obviously.)
Saturday afternoon: shopping with Jane (Hampshire mall); anyone else can come if they want
Monday, May 5:
11:30 meeting with Ellen Watson re: Poetry Center & English Liaison (Pierce 108)
4:30-6pm English Department Picnic (athletic fields)

Besides the obvious fact that Joss Whedon owns me Tuesday 8-9pm and Wednesday 9-10pm, i don’t have to be anywhere anytime after May 1 (except for a couple of exams between May 6th and 9th), so if you would like to make plans to see me before May 10, lemme know.



LJ as messageboard

I may be persuaded to go back to NYC in June. Thoughts?

lilithchilde:
If you need it, offer still stands for you to study in my dining room and crash on my floor.
Also, i want to give you books for next semester before i leave this semester. Perhaps when we meal with suspectplaces? When is a good time for that, btw?

laynamarya:
I need to give you your Women Mystics books back sometime.

athene:
If i don’t see you before i leave, e-mail me your list and you can pay me back when i return -- i should be back early for SAA training.

oatmilk:
Why no posting from you, lady? *huggles*

To the parental units, re: care package:
chocolate = yum. thank you!
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