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Hilary McGowan's picture

Terms...

I've noticed that many of the terms that we have been discussing our Thursday section in the room below often don't come with the same definition. If it's any consolation to others who may have been confused by this, I am as well. The deeper we seem to delve into each new phrase or interesting metaphor that describes our current topic, the farther we get away from the original meaning posed by the initial word. Are our words evolving in this hour-and-a-half class? At least in my mind they are. New traits and descriptions, and the blurs between verbs and adjectives break off and flutter away. I appreciate being confused, but I do wish that our confusion was a bit more mutually spoken in class. Let's feel more free to discuss our confusion, because certainty rises from that question. I think. 

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