Essay about The Literacy Narrative And A Textual Analysis

802 Words Dec 9th, 2015 4 Pages
During this first short semester in EN 101, I have learned many new skill that I can take with me for the next four years. Without this course, I might not have gotten the chance to have known what a literacy narrative or a textual analysis is. I am not sure I wanted to know what those things were or what they had in store for me. Somehow through crying, panicking, and feeling frustrated, I managed my way through each of these essays. Some were harder than others as usual, but even with the hard essays they seemed not as bad in the end. There was always a sense of relief when clicking submit and knowing that I will never have to write that particular essay again. Although there were ups and an abundance of downs, EN 101 has taught me how to push hard and never be afraid to go to your professor and ask for help. When we got our first assignment, the literacy narrative, I thought, “Wow this is going to be easy. I am not going to have to work very hard in this class.” I was dead wrong. When getting back my grade for the literacy narrative, my heart dropped. What? Why? How? I thought it was going to be a breeze. A seventy three is not what I was expecting, maybe a seventy nine or an eighty. That was a real downer and a letdown. I knew my writing was bad and needed a lot of work and maybe this essay was a signal for me to try harder and give it my all. From that point on, I realized that English was not going to be as easy as I had first thought. I was determined to get a…

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