My Personal Experience In Catcher In The Rye

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Before AP Senior English, I viewed myself as an exceptional writer; I soon learned I was mistaken. Beginning with my first essay, I realized that I had a lousy habit of writing vaguely and simple. However, I was not without competence. My strengths included organization and writing conventions, which are highlighted in my college essay. As I developed, my word choice improved tremendously. One can see this development I have achieved over the semester throughout this portfolio. The greatest accomplishment achieved this semester, is my word choice. My first essay had a myriad of simple words; therefore, I used the thesaurus on the rest of my compositions. Looking over my essays multiple times, I was able to discover various words to upgrade, …show more content…
Throughout the writing process, I thoroughly researched to prove my point of view and it made my paper highly effective. More importantly, I was able to determine mistakes that I would not have seen before. For example, I found each statement that I had written that was vague and gave background to each one. Also, my word choice, once again, was improved. A truly impressive aspect of my essay is my skills in organization. From the beginning of the semester, I was excellent with my organization and it is evident in this paper. This is by far my finest composition this …show more content…
I realized that I needed to improve my writing skills tremendously if I was going to succeed this semester. There were many challenges that I had to face, like word choice and vague statements. After my disappointing first essay, I went to my teacher to receive advice on how to produce an excellent composition. By doing this, I have learned how to determine my mistakes while writing an essay. When seeing the mistakes, I am capable of correcting them; therefore, producing the finest essay possible. While I may know how to write exceptional compositions, there are still multitudes of writing skills I have yet to learn; and I am prepared to master

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