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  • Reflective Essay Self-Analysis

    "You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else" (qtd. in Nikolov). Exactly the key of success is to know the rules and be the best player. For me I 'm Egyptian and everything is different here. Taking English in America plus not being my native tongue was a great challenge. I spent my childhood in a British school in Egypt so, English wasn 't that strange to conquer. In my school I studied novels, dramas, and poems. I took a lot of vocabulary and…

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  • The Importance Of Writing A Paper

    Everyone has their own process when coming down to writing a paper. People have many different methods to how they perfect their writing, and make it good. Furthermore, I’m going explaining my writing process in order of importance. When starting my paper, I don’t exactly start writing right of the back. Usually I’ll just sit down, and think of a really interesting intro the will attract the reader to my piece. When it’s all said and done, I make sure that the thesis statement is placed towards…

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  • Similarities Between My Papa's Waltz And I Felt A Funeral In My Brian

    “I felt a Funeral, in my Brian” is made of five stanzas, the poem “My Papa’s Waltz” is only composed of four stanzas. Also, the lines in the poem “My Papa’s Waltz” end with commas, comma splices, periods and some lines end with nothing. On the other hand, the lines of the poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brian” ends with commas, lowliness, and some lines also end with nothing. Moreover, in the poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brian,” there are some lowliness written within some lines. Furthermore,…

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  • The Importance Of Writing Badly Essay

    “And what matters in this journey-at least initially-is not what kind of car you’re driving, but where you end up.” This quote spoke to me on levels beyond writing. When you get to the end of your life, you will be less concerned on the little aspects of life, but more on the journey and outcome of life. I find “The Importance of Writing Badly,” an incredibly mind opening essay. I have truly never thought from Bruce Ballenger’s point of view. I completely agree with the writer. He writes about…

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  • Greenhouse Seminar Reflection

    Greenhouse seminar has helped me to adjust to the college atmosphere. The community was warm, welcoming and just what I needed to strengthen my writing skills for the duration of college. Through this term, I have: conducted experiments, analyzed ideas, written essays, reflected, read articles, peer-edited essays, proposed ideas, conducted interviews and volunteered. With all of these different exercises, I have made significant process in my writing process. Throughout this class I have learned…

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  • The Importance Of Writing An Essay

    likely to see mistakes that I overlook. It is always good to have feedback from others. I look for words that I could change to sound more intelligent. Having a stronger vocabulary always makes the essay better. Then begin to edit the paper. The comma splices, run-on sentences, fragments, and so forth need fixed. I rewrite my essay several times before I write the final draft and hand it in to make sure it is the best that I could…

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  • Reflective Essay In English

    I was born in Somalia, but I was raised in a small village called Mander in Kenya. When I grew up and started going to school, I learned three languages. The first one was my Native Language which is Somali, the second one was Kiswahili which was used as the national language in Kenya, and my third language was English. In schools in Kenya, the community was not paying more attention to the English language so much as they do to Kiswahili language because they wanted to stick with their language…

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  • Reflective Essay: Myself As A Writer

    I will be the first one to admit, my first rough draft was horrible, and one of the main perpetrators of the cause was my terrible grammar. This was bad throughout the whole paper as I had misspellings, comma splices, run-on sentences, and a decent amount of conjunctions. Getting a mediocre grade on the rough draft made me start proofreading more and with this helping my grammar tremendously. The second place where I feel like I grew was that i found my voice…

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  • Pruitt-Igoe Myth Film Analysis

    The “Pruitt-Igoe Myth” is a documentary directed by Chad Freidrichs, that brings you back to St. Louis in the 1950-1970’s. It takes you through the construction, to the deconstruction of Pruitt-Igoe with the help of a few of its former residents. Pruitt-Igoe, short for the Wendell O. Pruitt Homes and William Igoe Apartments, were made up of 33, 11-story buildings on 57 acre on the north side of St. Louis (Bristol). The former tenants recall their excitement about first moving into Pruitt-Igoe…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey To A Higher Education

    I started my journey to a higher education and a better career earlier this year. The first step in doing so was to apply and start college, so here I am at the end of my first semester and I am almost finished with English Composition. English was never my strongest subject, in high school I failed my 9th grade English class and college has proved to be no easier. I currently have all A’s in every class but this one, which I struggle to keep it at a B+ and it disappoints me because I know I can…

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