How To Write A Reflective Essay About Writing

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What was frustrating and difficult about writing for this course was how loose and vague the prompts were. Almost all the essays I had to write in high school had specific prompts. Furthermore, almost every paper was on a piece of literature. I had a specific structure that I would use, that I was taught in middle school, that seemed to work. However, the structure did not seem to work here because this was one of my first times writing whole papers about something other than literature. It was difficult to know whether I was being clear enough with my point while writing because instead of analyzing quotes, I had to analyze something much greater. This caused me to have my first C on a paper for class. Thankfully, I was able to redo it for a better grade. An example of having to write about something great is that, I never truly understood pop culture and yet I had to analyze an aspect of it. What was frustrating while writing for …show more content…
I thought that some of what I was writing had a obvious message but it turned out that I need to write more explanation to get my point across. This specifically happened with my first essay about pop culture. I made connections that were not written down that I thought may naturally come to the reader or might sound repetitive if I wrote it down. However, while editing the essay to put my explanation down in writing, I made even more connections that I did not originally see before. In my second essay, I made a point about how language is view differently here in America than other parts of the world but did not go into detail. After getting your feedback, I added more and feel that it made my essay stronger. I am going to take this lesson being specific and explaining everything in depth with me and use it in future

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