Self Reflection

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In the beginning of the semester I entered class as a novice student. I knew my writing was okay, but I wanted it to get better. I feel as though writing is the only way I can make people sit and listen to what I have to say. However If they are unable to fully grasp my ideas or emotions in my words then really I am just as silenced as I am when I speak. Coming into class I knew I had a way I was used to writing but I did not know if my writing was truly effective. How could I be effective if I am used to my ways and unable to conform to try something new? How would I be able to express myself without being to wordy? Well as the semester continued the professor showed me the way. At the start of essay one I ran into a rough patch. My weakness …show more content…
So I planned and carefully went through each step ensuring that I was following all guidelines. I know one of the problems I had the first time around was not getting to the point and being wordy as well as a few grammar issues which I wanted to make sure I took note of in essay two. I revised myself as well as used grammarly to help me with my problem areas. However after hearing feedback about my essay I was a bit uneasy because the changes I made due to grammarly contributed to my essay not maintaining balance and objective tone. This was a major let down because I felt without using the program I was able to have well organized paragraphs with good topic sentences but failed to do so on the next …show more content…
I still used grammarly but I also made sure to read carefully the suggestions and make appropriate changes as well as going with my feelings. So I think essay three will show improvement because I worked really hard to prove myself to the professor. I figured on essay three she would have the highest expectation. I also wanted my essay to reflect the good job that Nancy Lublin was able to do because she reached her audience with all three concepts we learned which was ethos, pathos, and logos. It would make me happy to know that while the professor was reading my essay she felt all three concepts come to life because I wanted to make her proud. She was able to take a person set in their ways and open up a whole new room of knowledge. Not only was she able to open up a room of knowledge she gave me confidence to do better as I go through

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