Writing Process Reflection : Writing Essay

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Writing Process Reflection
In regards to writing, I have always struggled to meet all of the requirements for a perfect paper. In the beginning of the semester I constantly worried about the structure of my writing and its overall material. In high school it was important for me to complete my essays by answering the questions that I was given, but in college, students go more into depth. College students are required to focus on grammar, and well-structured ideas that flow with rich analytical content. After I was given my first assignment I was pressured to improve my overall work. Assignments such as the weekly readings and writing assignments helped me improve. Also, through the narrative essay, artist research essay and Storify project I focused on many aspects that improved my writing. For all of my assignments, it was useful to use techniques, such as, reading out loud to revise the structure of my work and going into depth with rich description.
My first English assignment was to read the essays from the 50 Essays book, and reflect on these essays by focusing on their main idea. These weekly readings slowly taught me how to analyze the structure of different essays. Through the journal essay assignments I came across to a particular essay that grabbed my attention. The essay, “Why Bother” By Michael Pollan, allows the reader to be moved by his written work, and teaches us the different techniques to grab the reader’s attention. In his work, Pollan describes…

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