Thursday, February 03, 2005

It's a good thing I'm enjoying my classes this semester...

"I love Walt Whitman. He’s the best bearded gay man ever!" –Professor B.

...because they're really cutting into my reading-for-pleasure time. I think I'm going to have to give up the ghost with Gigi and Swordspoint; I've still got to finish parts IX and X of Boswell's Life of Johnson, start on Ivanhoe, catch up on the Romantic poets (even though I've already read them five billion times before), in addition to trying to figure out Life After Graduation.

But there's always time for a quiz.

P. B. Shelley
You are Percy Bysshe Shelley! Famous for your
dreamy abstraction and your quirky verse,
you're the model "sensitive poet." A
vegetarian socialist with great personal charm
and a definite way with the love poem, you
remain an idol for female readers. There are
dozens of cute anecdotes about you, and I love

Which Major Romantic Poet Would You Be (if You Were a Major Romantic Poet)?
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Okay, not as sexy-beast-cool as Byron, but not bad. If I have to be a Romantic poet, Shelley will do. I get to avoid early death, opium addiction, insanity, and possibly incestuous sibling relationships, but still have lots of sex. And marry Mary Wollstonecraft's daughter. Yay me!


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