"This Russian term of literary analysis refers to the experience of having the familiar and commonplace made strange or alien." - This feels like my life.
What does this mean?
Letter from A. University today. I was expecting an admissions decision. Instead it is a letter from the financial aid deparment telling me that "During the admissions process, you will receive information regarding these merit-based departmental awards." Does this mean that I've been admitted? They never even sent me an e-mail that said my application was complete. Hmm...