Essay on Reflections On Intro On College Writing

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Reflections on Intro To College Writing
Writing has always been essential to becoming the person I am today. I 've been writing sketch comedy and stand-up comedy for about six years, and recently I 've been working on writing music. I love writing because it is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of topics. I learned from this class many of the things that writing can accomplish. For example, in the first text I read, Nick Walker introduced the idea of a “neurodiversity paradigm shift.” I found this piece of text truly inspiring because it presented a minority that many people only passively consider. Walker was able to make an appeal that caught my attention and he proved that it is possible to make a difference in the world just by writing.
As I said before, writing is an umbrella for many different ideas and purposes, and after taking Intro To College Writing I was introduced to ideas and movements that I had never heard of until now, such as the idea of “mushfaking." Mushfaking was introduced in our third text, “‘Mushfaking’: A Compensatory Behavior of Prisoners.” The text overall did not receive a very positive reception from the class, but after further reading I learned a lot about myself and society. The basic concept of the text was to introduce a term that many people outside of prisoner communities are not aware of, and break it down so we could be able to better understand it. After reading the text I realized that American society has so many diverse…

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