“Learning to Read and Write” and “Freewriting” both accomplish the act of trying to express freedom of thought. With free expression, people are able to express themselves through writing. Not only does expressing the self through writing empower a person, but it also acts as motivation. Learning new things and trying to express them through writing down thoughts helps individuals understand themselves. Writing is what makes each individual different.
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
Writing is an activity I do to get problems or ideas out of my head and into a physical state. After writing an idea down, I find I am more confident in my words and actions. I feel that writing has kept me from losing my mind to a battle with chaos. Writing has kept me rooted in real life as well as my imagination. Just like anything else writing requires a bit of skill, time, patience, the correct process and the correct environment.
Grasping the many rhetorical modes Reading through this article on the rhetorical modes admittedly helped simplify the different rhetorical forms that can be used for writing in aspects of life and not just school work. As I read through the articles I began to feel more comfortable with the diverse forms of writing therefore, knowing these vast forms of writing, will not only help to better understand what the author is trying to say in any given writing, but, also help with confidently know which direction to take when composing my own literary work. Like the handout states, these different rhetorical forms of writing are, simply put, descriptions of a way to put information together so that it can be effortlessly understood by the conveyed
In the text "Why I Read" by John Dufresne, I learned that reading opens up new worlds to an individual. Reading allows one to learn new things and to become a more knowledgeable and understanding person. It is much easier to be more understanding of people and their actions when you have more knowledge to be able to understand. The reading from my past that I most identify with is "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen. This novel taught me that when times are tough and the odds are against you, perseverance and ingenuity are the key to success.
Since the author has been working with the organization and has written the literature review, it was easier to foresee the challenges the organization might encounter, thus making it easier to write about. Another recommendation for future students would be to choose and organization that one is passionate about, or an organization that the individual is knowledgeable about since one is going to be spending a lot of time researching that very organization. With that said, having a mentor within the organization one chooses to write about can be very beneficial. With all of this in mind stay focused and do not give up on your goal even if at times it seems difficult and unachievable. If the class seems too difficult, lean on your cohort mates and your professor for help and advice, you will find out that you are not alone in this
I often imagine myself as the character of the stories and try to figure out what I would do if I was the character in real life. It is because of reading that it helped develop my interest in writing and journaling, which is enjoyable for me. Just like reading, writing is a great way for me to unwind. I love to write about topics I’m passionate about
PART A: My writing process and the process described by the authors are the same in many ways. Just like the book I carefully read the assignment to make sure I understand what I’m supposed to do. Then I try to come up with a topic that I want to write about. I also like to brainstorm ideas and from there I start writing. The difference between our processes is that I don’t do as many of writing process that they describe like looping, drawing, or clustering.
I was fully absorbed in it, because it was something that anyone could apply to thier own situation. These kinds of writings always grab my attention, because I always try to learn something from books that can be applied to my life and play a part in making it better for myself and for others. In spite of my personal bias towards judging the text, I think that this piece was the easiest to follow and to understand. The objective of writing was clearly portrayed by Edwards in his examples and illustrations. Also, the language used was quite similar to present day English, hence it was much easier to understand and absorb the concepts.