Thursday, October 06, 2005

They made an analysis that I couldn't resist.

Just when I thought I was out, they keep pulling me back in! No, I'm not talking about the Mafia. I'm talking about my faith in my students. Hand to the almighty, this actually happened. One of my students used the term, parallelism, accurately.

To top that we weren't even talking about parallelism. We were focusing on meter in "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls", but they did identify the use of parallelism. Once again, he was correct. For me I would have been satisfied if he was wrong, as long as he had pronounced it right. Usually, I'll get: paralysis, parable, parabola, or parachute.

As a matter of fact, the only other time I had a student pronounce it correctly is when one of them shouted, "parallelism is gay!" Talk about your sexually confused...

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