Honestly, I expected to fail. After 48% on the first term exam, I figured I'd probably at best pass the essay.
I really think he enjoys torturing us, despite what he says. He started by telling us how another prof in the department made three students cry. Then he spent like twenty minutes going over what would have lost us marks, etcetera.
He took an inordinate amount of pleasure in watching us squirm. >.<
But then he actually gave them back to us.
I GOT AN 87! *dances some more* Which brings my average up to... *does some math* 67.something-or-other. Yay!
Now all I've got to do is pass the Christmas Exam, and I'm in the clear...