Essay On Why Grammar Is Important To Me

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When I first started the Composition One class I was not sure how it was going to be. I was super nervous because I had not had an English class in over a year. Even when I did have an English class we were not graded on a tough grading scale. I knew I had some issues with my grammar, and I was ready to work on it. I also did not know all of the ways that an author could manipulate me, and quickly realized that I am easily manipulated. I read articles all the time without ever thinking how credible the author sounded, or how little logic it had. I was at a very different place with my writing then. Grammar has always been a struggle for me. High school teachers never really marked off points for bad grammar. They just checked to see if the …show more content…
I always thought that you just needed to have abundance of emotion, or you needed to sound really smart. I never knew that you needed emotion, credibility, and logic. It has made me a better writer, because now I know how to have a persuasive argument without any fallacies. I know how to be credible, connect to the audiences emotions, and have logical evidence to back up my statements. Now I will know when another author does not seem credible, is trying to emotionally manipulate me, or has no evidence what so ever. It makes me a better rounded person now that I know ethos, pathos, and …show more content…
I did not expect English 1010 to be an easy class, but I did not expect to have to think as differently has I have. From this class I have definitely learned to time manage. Even if I did not always time manage in the class I now know that it is really important. I learned that if I have to tell my manager that I am not available on a certain day just so that I have a day for homework, I should! I am going to keep all of the feedback that I have gotten on the hard copies of my papers to help me in my future classes. I am going to try and better myself so that I do not have the same problems in my next

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