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    Annotating Text

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    concepts. In your first year of college you are introduced to college-level readings. If you 're like me, you 'll find it very difficult to understand. The easiest thing to do is mark the text with a question mark indicating what it is you don’t understand. When you have a class discussion on the reading, bring up the part of the text you marked for a better understanding. Underlining key ideas/concepts such as, definitions, examples, lists, cause and effects, etc. are helpful in annotating a text. It helps to make more sense of the text. In conclusion, annotation of a text or article are of great importance when trying to better understand a reading. Using visual textual annotation, one is able to clearly see a idea or important information through charts, graphs, or even pictures. Drawing out pictures or charts for annotating a text truly allows the visual perspective of a reading to come to light. Another form of annotation that is extremely useful is the process of underlining or circling words or phrases you do not know. When faces with higher level reading you are bound to come across words that you may not know, understanding is key. Whether looking up these words later on, or asking questions in class, you are able to do so because of annotating the text. While reading a article provides you with a suitable amount of information, clearly understanding your reading is key. The best way to clearly understand your reading is through annotating it.…

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    Reflection English Essay

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    Reflecting on the past few months, I noticed that our English class essays has been giving me skills necessary to become successful in today’s society. Knowing how to write personal in our in our Hupomnemata, and argumentative in our research papers will help me in out farther alone in not just my schooling, but in everyday life. I have taken many English courses in my life but this was the first one where I truly learned how to write a well thought out essay. Starting out with the annotated…

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    Annotation Critique

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    The following paper provides an annotation including a summary and critique from one reading in the assigned list. Taylor (1916/2005) will the target article within the first annotation. The second portion of this paper is a reflection that synthesizes multiple reading while also considering how the reading can be applied to my own practice/organization. Annotation: Taylor (1916/2005) Summary The average businessman in the early twentieth century report 19 out of 20 workers believe it is in…

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    Annotation Of 'Mccloud'

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    Annotation of McCloud 1. When first reading McCloud, my first thoughts were “what the hell is this supposed to be about?” But as I reread it, I thought that the author was saying the main focus of comics is the photos, not the text. 2. An important claim found in McCloud is the authors definition of comics. He defines it as sequential art containing any kind of style, quality, or subject matter. Another claim is that the basic difference between animation and comics is that “animation is…

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    Annotation In Zombieland

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    In “Vacationing in Zombieland: The Classical Functions of the Modern Zombie Comedy,” Kyle William Bishop writes about the development of the subgenre of zombie comedies. This subgenre, termed “Zombedy” by Bishop, is explained to challenge audiences’ ideas about zombie narratives. To exemplify the evolution of this subgenre, Bishop shares history behind the original tragedy of zombie narratives. Bishop cites Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead as the start of traditional tragic zombie…

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    Annotations Of Socrates

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    Additionally, Socrates has a family and a life outside of philosophy and even still he maintains his position towards death upon being convicted; that he will make no judgments on it and will go through with being sentenced if it means there is a chance that in death he can teach again. Philosophy and challenging peoples assumptions is Socrates vocation and something that he is truly passionate about. Socrates, like philosophy, has no biases and does what he does for his own enjoyment and his…

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    My heart was pounding so loud that I could not hear what she had told me. I had to ask her to repeat herself, and I already felt like a fool. Despite the time spent building up courage, I was already doubting myself, and my dream girl was slipping through my fingers. Similarly, In Araby, a short story in The Dubliners, by James Joyce, a young boy finds himself consumed by “confused adoration” (Joyce). The boy develops feelings for a girl he has never talked to. He spends his time trying to find…

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    ALL through high school, I have struggled to put my thoughts on paper. I remember being told from you “remember put in your own words”. I truly had a difficult time completing this task. The annotations I struggled with the most. They were the most difficult for me. I still struggle with the annotations, but they are not as difficult for me as they were when I first started the class. As a writer, I can write what I feel or what I’m thinking whether it’s exceptional or poor. There was a…

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    Kent demonstrated evaluative annotations by providing the genre of each source which develops all of his ideas that are used by explaining to the reader where he got each of his sources from. Kent has a great way of summarizing his sources, thus further explaining to the reader how it relates to the topic, persuading them to agree with his argument. It also provides Kent's overall review over how useful the work cited is to him. 2. In Kent's exploratory essay he leaves out important…

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    The Kite Runner Annotation

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    Annotation: Humans Of New York: “Invisible Wounds”- 13 Stanton, Brandon. (2016, August). Humans of New York. Retrieved from http://www.humansofnewyork.com/tagged/Invisible-Wounds#13 This story is about a doctor, a specialist in PTSD and has a history of working with people with AIDS back in the 1980's. The doctor said that PTSD is a fixable problem that can be treated, it is not the end of the world, and most definitely not suicide. He also explained how during their time in the…

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