Well class, it has certainly been a journey. I agree with Melida in saying that our last class meeting felt strangely emotional; perhaps the college equivalent of the closing scene in Boy Meets World. It is not everyday you leave a class feeling challenged and pushed to think critically (although that should be the main objective within a college education) and I think this class’ ability to do so is mostly due to Dr. C’s pure passion for Milton, his humility within a seemingly endless pool of knowledge, and his genuine respect for students with a desire for them to not just learn information but gain real wisdom. Before coming to VCU, I imagined every English class would leave me with a head full of thoughts and a spark of inspiration and am so thankful that Milton proved to be one of those classes for me.
May our minds be forever at home in the spacious circuits of her musing as onwards we go.