Reflection About Writing

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With all of this emphasis placed on reading, I wasn’t really exposed to writing until the end of my primary school education which hindered my writing incredibly. I remember being in fourth grade and having all of these creative writing assignments that I was making less than average grades on, and being frustrated because this was the first time that I wasn’t exceling at something. At that time my imagination was expressed through reading fantasy stories instead of writing them. I was fascinated with the stories that I read and that my class mates wrote, but I could never produce material that was equivalent without copying parts or thoughts of other people’s stories, and I wanted to be completely original. After fourth grade, the writing kind of died down until I got to junior high, where it became one of the most important things taught in my English classes. Like most public schools …show more content…
But throughout my life I have always been frustrated with my schools and school district because writing was not put at a higher importance when I was in grade school. Not being exposed to writing, until four years ago when I started high school, has made me apprehensive and insecure about my writing. I don’t know if I am totally prepared for what St. Edward’s expects of me. I get the feeling that they demand a lot from their writing based classes, and I predict that I will be using the writing lab very often, until I feel comfortable with my writing, which could take all four years for all I know. As for reading, I feel like it will be a challenge because this is college, and I just have to get used to it, but I think I will adapt quickly and will do very well at St.

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