Rhetorical Analysis Of ' I Have Grown Strongly As An Academic Writer

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1. During this rhetorical analysis writing, I believe I have grown strongly as an academic writer. I believe this is true because I learned more about the MLA format, and I also improved on my ability to comprehend a writing and then take that and put it into a rhetorical analysis. I believe most to my success in this projecting, was reading the essay over and over again. Every time I read the essay I got more and more information than I did before. I have learned that academic writing can be tedious, but when you start understanding it more it becomes easier to do. I learned that for a rhetorical analysis you must take your time and dissect all parts of the essay you are analyzing, because the better you do dissecting the easier the analysis is to write. I would say the toughest part of academic writing for me is still the grammar side. Especially the use of commas and when and when not to use them.
2. When writing my analysis the first thing I did was gathering my information. I did this by reading the essay multiple times, and then I tried to find the strategies I thought Oliver used. Then I went through the essay again a found example for the methods I thought she used. After that I developed my thesis I began to write my introduction. During this process I began to identify audience and purpose in the story, and also including the title and author. Then I wrote my brief description of the essay, and finally I put in my thesis. Next, I wrote the body of the paragraph…

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