Saturday, April 02, 2005

final run

rejoice with me, for i have completed a full draft of The Thesis. as of this morning. it's missing a bunch of citations (by which i mean there are sentences, lots of them, with (CITATION) at the end and no other explantory remarks) and i'm sure it is chock full of structural problems (that i hope will merely require a moving around of already-written sections with minimal adjustment, as opposed to complete rewrites of multiple parts at once), but hey, it's outside of my brain and onto paper.

i turned it in to my BA advisor to have a look over it today, when i went to see him to get some paperwork filed that will, hopefully, allow me to graduate in one piece in nine weeks. now i am sure that when i return on thursday to have a chat with him about the paper itself (as opposed to what we did on spring break, and why i don't seem to know how to fill in paperwork) he will comment that while it's great that i am 'ahead of the curve' in writing this complete draft, and it's great that i have a complete draft, the work itself is utter crap and he will be forced to give me an F for the course. =) but until then, i'm going to bask in the unadulterated glow of accomplishment.

2 Comments:

At 11:22 AM, April 05, 2005, Blogger Ondine said...

Congratulations on the final draft! Time to take a mini break and go shopping, or something. :) The little off days are important for sanity's sake.

 
At 12:19 PM, April 05, 2005, Blogger J. said...

indeedy! =) taking a break by rotting my brain with too much television. and sometime this week, my Pride and Prejudice with Colin Firth will arrive from Netflix. there goes all my will to work!

 

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