Studies in Paris delight, enchant

Andrea Yang/The Miscellany News

This past summer, I attended the French language program at Sciences Po in Paris. Before my flight, I constructed a comprehensive to-do list based on Hemingway’s “A Movable Feast.” I religiously visited all of the city’s cultural scenic spots—cafés frequented by expatriate American writers, the grave of Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf’s birthplace…

Did I perform all of the Parisian clichés? Is the baguette the most essential fashion statement in one’s tote bag? Do people actually drink rosé by the Seine on the Summer Solstice and every other day?

Oui, oui et oui.

Andrea Yang/The Miscellany News
Andrea Yang/The Miscellany News
Andrea Yang/The Miscellany News

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