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Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

Postby Monika » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:31 pm UTC

nightbird wrote:My literature professor:

"So it follows that the poetic function of language is a result of the projection of the principle of equivalence from the axis of selection to the axis of combination."

*blank stares from the students*

Professor: "Well, that's what people sound like after years of reading critical theory."

Holy macaroni, how long did he practice for that?
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Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

Postby nightbird » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:30 pm UTC

Monika wrote:
nightbird wrote:My literature professor:

"So it follows that the poetic function of language is a result of the projection of the principle of equivalence from the axis of selection to the axis of combination."

*blank stares from the students*

Professor: "Well, that's what people sound like after years of reading critical theory."

Holy macaroni, how long did he practice for that?


Well, she was in her mid-forties then and had probably read and lectured about Jacobson for the past fifteen years, so...
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Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

Postby jewish_scientist » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:56 pm UTC

Monika wrote:Why did she write Chicken Owl on the board?

To get to the other side.


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