Personal Narrative: Understanding My Writing

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My writing is the atrocious, but only when I’m awake. Let me explain. For some reason my writing becomes astonishingly more vibrant when I’m sleep deprived. My typical essay grade was between an 85 or a 90, and trust me when I tell you the amount of effort I put into writing those essays cannot be described my mere words. To understand my writing life, let’s go way, way back to when I was around the age of 8.
The neighborhood I lived in was lively and vibrant; it was as if the sun never stopped shinning on my neighborhood, there where trees in front of every house that made each block seem as if it was engulfed by nature. However even though I lived In this vibrant neighborhood I was trapped in an L shape building made out of concrete that
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My English class was the class where I would have to fight to stay awake. When I say this it isn’t because I’m bashing my English teacher it’s because my English class was in the morning. I’ll tell you straight up that my English teacher wanted the best for her students, but I despised English. It came to the point where I would be writing my essays at 3 o’ clock at night trying to get them finished on time. It was around February when I realized that the papers I wrote three at night when I was brain dead had received better grades than the papers I wrote ahead of time and revised. As a little background information on how my English teacher graded, she’s extremely harsh. She showed our class one of her previous students work, which in my mind was pretty amazing but when my teacher casually said that the paper got an 88, at this point I gave up all hope of trying to get a 100 on my essays. Here’s the math, out of the 4 essays I wrote up until February 2 of them I had done ahead of time, they both received 87’s but the 2 papers I wrote while I was half awake and my brain was on auto pilot received 90’s. Is this a coincidence? I think not. So I decided that I would start writing my essays late at night to bring out my inner writer and eventually I achieved my 100 on my last essay of the school year. One of the factors that surprised me was when I reread the papers that I wrote when my brain was on auto pilot. The essays were a lot more lively. My diction was different and ultimately the entire flow of my writing seemed as if I was a different person entirely. When I tried recalling the emotions that I felt when I was writing late at night, they that of hate, annoyance, curiosity and most of all

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