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  • English 1301: A Short Story

    homework as much. Now in college, it feels like I’ve sat down for the longest, scariest, most agonizing rollercoaster of my life. English in high school wasn’t much of a concern to me. Teachers didn’t persist on teaching students good writing habits or the depth of what writing can go into, like they do in college. Going to my first day of college, I didn’t know what to expect and was open to new things. My first day at English 1301 I was able to see what the goal of writing was and the plans…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of Hidden Intellectualism By Gerald Graff

    This strategy was extremely useful for my response to “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff. Reading the article and capturing its main idea helped me respond to Graff’s claims. Like I did in the summary paper, I reviewed the whole piece swiftly, yet carefully, by examining each paragraph to comprehend Graff’s arguments more clearly. Also, searching for interesting quotes allowed me to explain what I agree and disagree with. For example, I agreed with Graff’s claim that schools and colleges…

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  • King Hamlet Analysis

    Prince Hamlet plays the title character and also the protagonist in the tragedy Hamlet play by William Shakespeare. Born in and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire, England, he was one of the greatest and most renowned writer in the English language. He was often referred to as the national poet, other than that he was also a playwright, an actor, and a poet. His works and collaborations consist of approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, some few narrative poems and a few verses.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience In American Born Chinese

    know Wei-Chen, Jin started to help he learn what they do in America. I can relate to that scene because growing up, I learned some word in Farsi and I did not know how to say them in English. So when I started school, I was made fun of for not know certain things, but eventually I made friends with people who taught me how you would say those certain words in English. Another scene where I can relate to Wei-Chen Sun from American Born Chinese is when he was making fun of Jin for liking a girl,…

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  • The Vocabulary In Beowulf

    Beowulf, written in Old English, provided a vivid glimpse into the early medieval past. The vocabulary that was portrayed in this poem seemed old fashion to its very first audience (Beowulf). With 3000 lines long, Beowulf became the longest epic poem in Old English. The first-recorded known owner of the manuscript was Laurence Nowell. He was a pioneer of the study of Old English that inscribed his name at the top of the manuscript’s first page. Nowell died in the year of 1570. The Cotton…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Importance Of Literacy

    people I know that hate it? I personally have always hated to read and write, it was never my strong suit. Although I still received good grades in English classes for the most part throughout high school it never was enjoyable. English was my second language that I learned rather quickly. Throughout elementary, middle and high school I disliked every English related class all throughout my education. Even though I did not like reading and writing there have been exceptions where I did enjoy…

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  • Language And Literacy

    differences in the English language in different countries. Australian English different from American and British English in that it has a bias towards invention, humour, profanity and a classless society. Australian English today, particularly the humorous slang, can be traced back to its convict foundations (Convict Creations, n.d.). While British English tends to be more formalised, Australian English is characterised by diminutives. Diminutives are where the first part of a word is taken…

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  • Bering Land Bridge Essay

    North America. This theory is that there used to not be water between these two continents, and the first people to come to America was on accident, due to exploration for hunting purposes. If this were true it would be an answer to one of Americas longest standing questions. Where did the Native Americans come from? The Bering Land Bridge is still only a theory, however if true, its reflects were Americas first settlers arrived from and supports facts of continental migration, a widely known…

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  • English Course Reflection

    goal for this course is to write fast and naturally. Personally, writing in English is a time-consuming and stressful job for me. It takes me more time time than domestic students to write an essay. A lot of times, I sit in front of my computer for hours trying to figure out what I should write for my next sentence. Even though I thought of what to write in Korean, sometimes it takes me awhile to translate it into English. For these reasons, I sincerely want to write my assignments faster and…

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  • Statement Of Intent For A Poetry Portfolio: Poem

    told once again that we are moving. The idea I am trying to express throughout the poem is that moving houses and schools regularly can be difficult to tolerate. Ask teacher what to write. Poem WE ARE MOVING?! URGH! WHY NOW? How can 6 letters, a word that takes under 1 second to say Change my life, my emotions and just change everything so much? When my parents say we’re moving again all I really hear is: New friends, new school… Will I even make friends? Great. I’ll have to awkwardly…

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