Andrew Levine did strong work this quarter. Though his initial written submissions were so meditative that their analysis was unclear, his later essays used his creative perspective and very strong prose skills to isolate productive analytical ideas. This class was a challenging one where students met with the intellectual demands of Russian Formalism, Psychoanalysis, Structuralism, Deconstructionism, and Marxism. Mr. Levine’s solid midterm and strong final examinations demonstrated his cumulative understanding of and exemplary engagement with these ideas.
Section attendance was mandatory for this class and Mr. Levine was regularly present and prepared. Though he was not a frequent participant in class, his comments contributed much to the substance of class discussions.