Narrative Essay About Romanticism
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“I thought I was supposed to branch off the worksheets and make it my own.” I replied. “No, many of you voted for me to ‘hold your hand’ through the writing process since it can be hard.” My mouth hung slightly open in shock.
“Oh okay. Well, have a nice day.” and I was off. Maybe I wasn’t as good as I thought I was at writing. Maybe my Mona Lisa was just another stick figure doodled sloppily on loose leaf. I went home later that day staring at the slaughtered rough draft and began to shut down into the mindset of, “I never was and never will be a good writer”. In the simplest of terms, she wanted me to use the worksheets as a sort of formula to write the paper. With mixed feelings of fear and utter shock, I began the final draft. I filled in the blanks and finished my paper. It was boring, generic, and almost robotic sounding. This wasn’t my voice at all. Feeling very wrong about the paper, I turned it in anyways. I ended up getting a decent grade of about an 80 or 85. Even with a decent grade, this changed my opinion on writing for the worst. Why write a paper if I can’t express myself or even put it in my own words? But what I learned was it was the Mad Libs way or the