An Essay About My Writing Process

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My writing process has stemmed from what I was conditioned to believe makes a “perfect essay” in high school. The first year of high school I was not taught how to build a strong essay but instead a well constructed outline that showed my ability to critically think. Sophomore year was dedicated to building our lexicon and syntax when writing. We were to learn how to take the most basic sentence and turn it into a well orchestrated paragraph. Junior year was when I began timed writing sessions, being able to construct a well written essay in forty minutes. By the end of the year they told us that it should be at the quality of an assignment we had two weeks to write. With this type of high school education I have come to understand that my…show more content…
The piece that was most played was composed by Mozart, called “Piano Sonata No. 16.” I began with a brainstorm session because I tend to become overwhelmed by all the small details that an essay usually entitles. Thus, classical music helps me keep an opened mind and leads me to be more relaxed. Brainstorming started sophomore year of high school after I had to write my first essay for German. The learning method was suggested by a teacher and it just stuck with me. I get this ability to put all my ideas into one place while it illustrates to me where my essay has the potential of going as well. Furthermore, stage two of my writing process is constructing an outline. In the past, outlines were an inconvenience to complete because high school writing classes I had to put in little effort. However, when I got to college and had to grow accustomed to developing ideas and writing papers each week outlines became an essential part of how I get to the end goal. The song I chose to represent writing outlines is “Let it Go” by James Bay. This is the type of song I can mindlessly sing along to, I enjoy listening to James Bays voice and the instrumentation of the song keeps my mind at
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