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  • Annotating Text

    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

    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 In Zombieland

    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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  • Annotation Critique

    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 In The Dubliners

    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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  • The Kite Runner Annotation

    Annotation: Humans Of New York: “Invisible Wounds”- 13 Stanton, Brandon. (2016, August). Humans of New York. Retrieved from 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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  • Annotation In A Rose For Emily

    All through life individuals face numerous hardships, including life and passing; giving up can be greatly troublesome for many individuals. In the short story, A Rose for Emily, Faulkner expounds on adoration and the impacts it can have on a man. The loss of Miss Emily's dad took a tremendous toll on her; her dad was the special case who cherished her. Following a couple of months, Homer Barron came to town and Miss Emily and he turned out to be great companions. In order to convey this theme…

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  • Annotations Of King David

    King David is identified in the superscription as the author of this psalm. David reigned as king from 1010 BC to 970 BC. While David’s exact date of birth and death are not certain, it is difficult to know exactly when this psalm was written. However, knowing when he reigned as king we can conclude that it was sometime around 1000 BC. The audience of this Psalm would have been the Israelites and Judahites. Israelites are an ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac; the nation whom…

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  • Annotation Analysis Of The Merchant Of Venice

    Merchant of Venice Annotation Analysis: ACT IV External Conflict: External Conflict is marked by a characteristic involvement of an action wherein a character finds himself in a struggle without outside forces. Textual Evidence: “Hates any man the thing he would kill it?” (IV.I.67). Explanation: Shylock gained the desire to want to steal a pound of flesh from Antonio. As stated by the definition an external conflict, an external conflict is a struggle from the outside forces. An episode…

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  • A Narrow Fellow In The Grass Annotation

    Grazing in the fields, roaring in the jungles, or wriggling in the dirt, “Nature’s People” are found everywhere. Throughout history, people have admired nature and its beautiful creations, especially animals, and Emily Dickinson is no exception. In “A narrow Fellow in the Grass”, Dickinson simply admires a snake, personifying it with interesting metaphors and unusual word choices. Although she respects a snake in her poem, she also feels as if he is a sly, chilling, and devious creature.…

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