Senior Projects and Alice’s Rabbit Hole

Friday

When those of my seniors writing senior projects are assigned 10-page essays in other classes, they now shrug as though it were nothing. That’s what happens when you’re on the verge of completing a 60-page thesis.

This has me thinking of Lewis Carroll’s heroine as she is falling down the rabbit hole:

‘Well!’ thought Alice to herself, ‘after such a fall as this, I shall think nothing of tumbling down stairs! How brave they’ll all think me at home! Why, I wouldn’t say anything about it, even if I fell off the top of the house!’ (Which was very likely true.)

Once a student has written a senior project, the base line is forever changed.

Also, once I finish reading the projects, you’ll starting getting longer posts from me again. In the meantime, have a great weekend.

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