"Why do we study English literature? We can not know our feelings without art singing them back to us… Art recalls the bird that sings the emotion back to you. Sentimentality cages the bird and it sings until its message is meaningless and unmoving. Sincere, good art, releases it after its brief but affecting song." 

- Professor Stephen Brown, Trent University
Yes, my professor is dressed up as Mrs. Benjamin Franklin in the photograph. Were you ever lucky enough to have a teacher who was so passionate about the material s/he would cross-dress in order to portray it to the class? Didn’t think so.

"Why do we study English literature? We can not know our feelings without art singing them back to us… Art recalls the bird that sings the emotion back to you. Sentimentality cages the bird and it sings until its message is meaningless and unmoving. Sincere, good art, releases it after its brief but affecting song."

- Professor Stephen Brown, Trent University

Yes, my professor is dressed up as Mrs. Benjamin Franklin in the photograph. Were you ever lucky enough to have a teacher who was so passionate about the material s/he would cross-dress in order to portray it to the class? Didn’t think so.

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