Throughout the article, she introduces studies which suggest “that literary fiction improves a reader’s capacity to understand what others are thinking and feeling.” (line 3,4) She then explains the results of the test which measures one’s “ability to infer and understand other people’s thoughts and emotions.” (line 9) By using a tone of a lecturer, it drags the reader’s attention to the effects that reading gives someone. With these tones, Chiaet tries to convey how reading is not only for entertainment but to allows the readers to reflect it to the real world. The poetry “There is no Frigate Like a Book” written by Emily Dickenson, she uses a simile to show the similarities between real-life transportation methods and a book. As the title says, she first says, “There is no frigate like a
Using his writer’s craft, he made it easy. Adding symbolism and writer’s craft to this book gives the book more depth and causes the reader to think and use imagination for some things. George Orwell leaves the reader with unanswered questions. This makes it a college bound book. The readers of this novel must read critically and add their own spin and thoughts to the book.
This class will hopefully fulfill my wish to become a more knowledgeable writer, and teach me how to succeed in life past this class, past high school, and past university- at least when it comes to writing. I hope to discover
This gives me a jump start, or flow of ideas that can later on benefit my paper. In the article, Writing What Matters: A Students’ Struggle to Bridge the Academic/Personal Divide Emily Strasser uses the following sentence to highlight and pinpoint the real true value of writing “Writing can and should be much more than sophisticated sentence structure and nuanced word choices. The devices of grammar and rhetoric remain superficial skills until a writer employs them to express important and powerful feelings, thoughts and ideas” (WaW Pg.200). I enjoy writing about myself because it helps me express my feelings. A paper may include correct grammar and word-context, but until the writer can intertwine powerful thoughts and feelings into the work, the writer is unable to accomplish the overall intended goal.
My motivation for self-improvement reflected my fascination with the course content. I was excited to learn about new information that taught me new writing tools I applied to my stories. For example, once I learned of passive and active sentences, the subject-verb-object sentence structure, and rules to structure dialogue encouraged me to return and edit past stories. This small example shows that a stronger commitment to this goal will be necessary to spark improvement. My experience in the course will serve as an example of why I’ll need to commit to this goal If I want to pursue legal studies
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I tried to take thorough notes and ask questions when I struggled. I have learned to analyze everything I read in a beneficial way that helps me grasp the story and see it’s full meaning. I mentally ask myself questions while reading and try to find every perspective. Furthermore, I learned multiple crucial life lessons that will benefit me as I mature. For example, “Less is more”(Jane Sullivan).
When you are writing a paper using synthesis, you are usually writing an argument or wanting the reader to focus on your opinion of an issue so your thesis is key to letting the reader know why you decided to synthesize information. Your thesis statement will help the reader develop a better understanding of what you are writing about. II. In-Text Citations 4) The MLA style of documentation requires that you are fair to the author you are borrowing information from. It is always important to give credit to the author you are paraphrasing or quoting.
The content of this course is well organized, and the readings move students through the course smoothly. Moreover, students can review sample writings from previous students, and conduct peer reviews to assist each other in becoming better writers and understand the writing process. Each reading assignment gave me a better understanding and awareness of how writing works, as well as how writing changes depending on the purpose, audience, and situation. My theory about writing, as well as what is considered a nursing skill, is get to the point, be direct, and state the facts. According to the course readings by Anne Beaufort (1999), although what you say may be substantial, your topic is rarely the most important matter that will be dealt with on any given day.
When I read any article meant to assist or help me I look for two things: examples and exercises. Whether it is College Algebra or Advanced Poetry I can only get better by practicing. However, in order to practice, I must have examples of what I am supposed to do. Richardson’s article equips me with the proper tools I need to improve my work. One of the exercises instructs writers to “describe a person using only non-human metaphors” (Richardson).
How to Read Literature Like A Professor by Thomas C. Foster is a guide to the aspiring advanced literature reader on how to analyze and understand works of literature through the eyes of an individual trained in the specialty. It aims to provide different techniques of delving in to literature in attempt to find deeper meaning within the book. After reading this book, the reader should be able to read a novel and find topics discussed in the book, and then using their knowledge find hidden meanings that add to the underlying theme of the book. In the context of the Lord of the Flies, there are many instances where the ideas discussed in Foster’s book can be found in the novel. The weather, baptism and a Christ Figure are all themes described
Lastly, the audience will be changing from whoever reads my memoir to anyone who sees the found art. According to Glenn and Gray, the rhetorical situation can be understood from the purpose of the writer and the audience they are addressing it to: “Writers (or speakers) enter a rhetorical situation when they identify an opportunity to propose a change (in behavior or attitude) through the effective use of language. Once writers have identified a rhetorical opportunity, they prepare a message (using words and sometimes images) for a specific audience” (2). When changing my memoir into a visual way of found art, the audience will change along with it. The audience use to be for anyone that read my memoir, now it is more limited to anyone that sees in the art museum.
My artifact is about a book I read called Fahrenheit 451 and We had to pick a theme or character to talk about and analyze their changes throughout the book. What I learned through the essay is that you need to revise your work all the time to catch your mistake and you have to be patient to find these mistakes. The main idea in my essay was to show Montag change of talking about books throughout many event that captured Montag to change his feeling towards books. It shows that people can change throughout time when they have motivation and help with them. We were assigned this artifact because the way how the book progress and the message in the book stating that we are paying attention more to media then books.