Love to read? Seeking just the right word? Comparative Literature is here to help. Meet comparative literature seniors and ask them about why they chose this major.
Refreshments will be served!
Some Useful New Words for Readers
- Buchendschmerz: encroaching melancholy as you approach the end of a book.
- Leichtlesbucheifersucht: envying someone enjoying a light, fun book while you struggle through a long, worthy one.
- Stapelschuldgefühl: guilt felt upon buying new books when you have a pile of unread ones at home.
- Buchverlusterleichterung: relief upon finding that you have lost your copy of a book that you weren't really enjoying.
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