## Making sense of adjunctions

When I first encountered the concept of an adjunction, I got quite confused as to what it is, and why it is useful: Just how on earth is a left adjoint of a functor? Whatâ€™s the matter of a free and forgetful functor, why is free left to forgetful but not the other way round. Thatâ€™s where this blog comes from. I hope this blogpost can help demystify adjunction for you a little bit....