Prewriting Is The Next Step In The Narratoral Analysis Process In Writing

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Prewriting was the next step in the rhetorical analysis process that prepared me for the structure of the essay that would follow. Outlining had always been something I would skip when it came to writing essays; although after reading about the importance of prewriting and finding that thesis and topic sentences were priority on drafting worksheets, I reconsidered. On the prewriting step of Henry and Little, I started by narrowing down my options for strategies and rhetorical devices to use as supporting evidence (Appendix D). From both Henry and Little’s speeches, I found a strong strategy used by the two was the rhetoric of their tone; therefore I decided through the prewriting process to compare their development of tone through their uses …show more content…
Although my thesis and topic sentences changed a bit when it actually came to writing my essay, writing them before hand created a rough outline that kept me on track with my rhetorical analysis. This strategy I came to learn would help me make sure that I was directing my essay in the right direction of the prompt and keeping my body paragraphs in an organized manner. It was also important for me to be keeping the rhetorical triangle in mind as I wrote my thesis and topic sentences, which was something new that I had not necessarily payed much attention to before learning about the rhetorical triangle. Because of the prewriting step, my essay on Henry and Little was prepared in an organized fashion that ensured my essay to be successful in means of its …show more content…
Prior to learning about the rhetorical analysis, the editing process for me had always been one of many corrections; although, never had I had such great tools to use in this process as I have now. One tool that was provided and found the most use of was the website, Paperrater.com. This website gave me information on my essay that could be changed such as: spelling errors, grammatical errors, vocabulary/word choice, and sections of passive voice. I used this tool before doing anything to my essay to fix as much as I could before digging into looking through my essay myself; this helped me mostly to correct minor errors. My next step in the editing process was writing an introduction. For my essay on Henry and Little, an introduction had been left out through the drafting step due to time; although, as I had learned, an introduction should be left for last, and was something that should be added in the editing portion of the process of time proves a problem. The next step that I took was to go through my essay, line by line, making sure every aspect of my essay was elaborated to its fullest and in the most correct way. During this step, I made sure to keep in mind the phone conference I had previously had (Appendix E) and looked at my essay on Henry and Little in the same manner. I added to explanations that needed to be added to,

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