Reflective Essay: The Value Of Writing

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Writing could be one of the things I really hate. The fact that I have to come up with ideas to put into words was dreadful. I would rather be out doing something thrilling like skydiving than being stuck in my little room at my desk with nothing but a blank piece of paper, my thoughts, and a lamp that mocked my white paper filled with nothing. I hated when teachers would say, “Today we will be talking about our next assignment where we will come up with a three paged essay about blah, blah, blah...” That was until my realization hit that writing essays was not that horrible. It was fun of just writing about the things your imagination came across, whether it is about fishing on the moon, jumping on a fluffy cloud, or soaring across the skies on wings like eagles. Nevertheless, …show more content…
Learning something new can be a scary experience. I never liked English, but I decided that learning how to write better was an important skill that I should learn. I also thought it would be good to strengthen my mind and writing skills to help me in the future. I feel that writing good helps you speak better as well. What I didn 't realize was that learning to write would also make me a much more confident person. The papers for English are a lot harder to write. There are four essays we need to write that should be three to four pages within the semester and then a final research paper that is four to six pages long before it ends. I am eager, curious, and anxious all at once when it’s time to check the grades, but then again all those feelings would be briefly changed by dissatisfaction. My failing grade on my first essay wasn’t what I was hoping to expect, but I thought this should not shape my self-confidence of doing well. As I am writing this paper, I went through my last essay and tried to see where I went wrong. Keeping the corrections and comments in mind, I am writing this paper and hoping to get a satisfying

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