I’ve been thinking about my project.
If Section I stays around 25 pages, Section II stays around 30, and Section III (being written now) ends up around 30, as I suspect, this will end up the length of a short MA thesis.
I’m not quite sure what to make of that, since this is being done for fun. It’s a head trip tbh.
As I’m having difficulty getting Word to insert this without reformatting the entire document, enjoy William Blake’s interpretation of the Brothers driving out Comus.
From the 1801 Thomas Set.
Taken from: http://www.blakearchive.org
I’m looking at my current project and I’m realising that I don’t have anywhere near enough theoretical basis and explanation yet. I have a very good, principal chunk but need to tie it in with other theorists to wholly cover the, admittedly v focused, scope of my piece. With that said, I’ve always had difficulty judging the length of these sections, especially since this is much longer then my other pieces (70-80 pages).
Lately, I’ve begun noticing that I get an urge to work and write more productively, especially on my large projects, around 9pm, and while this was great during college, it is deeply inconvenient schedule wise now.
For those who write regularly, how have you handled similar scenarios? Did you alter your schedule? Retrain your urges? Other options?
I’ve been talking to an Early Modern scholar I befriended on the bird site about grad work and imposter syndrome and the like ands message tonight hit me so hard tbh. They affirmed my ability, were honest about the field and employment, talked about following your dreams in spite of that, offered personal anecdotes.
After years of doubt and confusing answers, this is wonderful to hear 😭💙
I’m an English and philosophy undergrad, one class shy of graduation. I’m planning on an eventual PhD. I’m interested in the relationship of queerness and religion in Early Modern texts, especially Milton, whose “A Mask” is my principal critical focus this far. I’m also interested in the overlap of Otherness, religion, and theories of the monstrous.
I’m looking forward to my time here.
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