Why I Write Research Paper

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There are many reasons why I write. I write to share information with people. I write to stay in touch with friends and family although this is a rare occurrence; emailing or calling is much quicker. I write to reminisce about events in my life, both the important ones and the insignificant ones. I write in order to share these memories with others. I write so I can have a visual of all my ideas. I write because it is required of me. Sometimes I do not mind and other times I would rather watch paint dry. But the main reason I write is to have an escape. I write when I am upset, when I am joyous, and when I am indifferent to the world around me. Like most teenagers in their last year of high school, I disagreed with my parents weekly. They would yell, I would yell louder. They would not back down but I would eventually get so angry about the entire situation that I would storm off to my room. I would grumble under my breath on the way there about how “stupid” and “unfair” they were. Once in my room, I would sit on my bed and just vent to myself, out loud, about the horrible life I had to live. Then I would get tired of talking to myself and grab a notebook and a …show more content…
But it was not the same drained feeling I got after venting all of my anger. This is good though. Death is not something that one just deals with right away and then forgets about it. This tragedy will stay with me for quite some time. Eventually it will not consume my thoughts and cause me to look at life differently but it will stay with me in the back of my mind. Maybe years down the road when I am teaching a high school English class, I will give my students an assignment that brings this memory back to the front of my mind. Perhaps the next time I hear about the death of a young kid, who had his whole life in front of him, this memory will make its way back to the surface. If it does, I will reach for a pen and a piece of paper and

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