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School was set to start in only a few days, so I finally sat down to read the Iliad. I got through the first page before I dozed off, but chalked it up to not sleeping enough the night before and tried again the next day.
This time, I got distracted by the Weather Channel.
“It’s okay,” I convinced myself upon realizing that move-in was the next day and I still hadn’t gotten past Book Two, “I’ll have all of NSOP to catch up before classes start.”
A week later, I was sitting in my bed twenty minutes before my first Lit Hum class, desperately reading the Wikipedia article on the Iliad because I’d run out of time to read the Sparknotes. More »