…And We’re Still Writing…

As you may have surmised from the title of this post, I am still working on my final paper. With a solid first draft, I am currently editing and formatting my introduction and conclusion, as well as fleshing out my footnotes. These footnotes are quickly becoming a labor of love, full of effort but surprisingly fascinating to craft. As the summer begins to draw to a close, my work begins to draw to a close as well, but I am finding that there is always further research that can be done. Every question or hypothesis verified leads to another vein of history or Classics as yet unknown to me. Many of these veins are turning out to be related to my research and so I am attempting to learn where to draw the line on how far I can take these tangents. It seems that finding and sticking to a focus is more difficult than expected. However, I am confident that as I create the second draft of the compilation of my research I shall be able to produce a focused and comprehensive paper.

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Post Trip Reflections

Forgive the late posting of this – it has been sitting in my drafts box waiting for me to hit ‘post’ for the longest time.

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