Ignatow moved on to write many poems and books and became the editor for many authors that seeked his assistance. His words reached many hearts across the world and his advice presented in many of his works helped many through struggles they once thought impossible to work out. Ignatow became an author many turned to in a time of need. Ignatow’s notebooks became a remarkable collection of a “man getting by as best he can from day to day” (Ray). As Ignatow illustrates his daily struggle with his family, schizophrenic son, and suicidal tendencies many of his readers are anxiously reading along with his roller coaster of a life.
When it comes to being a higher functioning student, high goals for the future tend to follow. These students are working hard, motivated by the idea of employment after their academic careers. Employment is a common goal among many, but how do these honors students get there? The response is through reading. “By reading regularly, you are constantly learning about people and places.
Throughout my academic career, I have read many books of all genres to get a feel of the literary world and to enhance my reading skills. Ever since I was a young girl, I recall always loving to read any book that I came across and spending my free time doing so. As I got older, my interest slightly decreased but I still enjoy reading fine pieces of literature. I have always preferred to read over write because there’s so much more to learn from other people’s experiences and getting to relate to it as I get deeper into a book. The main challenges I have faced in my literacy journey is being able to express my full thoughts when I write.
Writing has always influenced my life and as a young child. I would often read books that included characters that I could relate to and connect with. Writers and their creations aren’t something that come naturally. It requires a lot of training, time, and qualities in order to succeed and really understand what it is to be a writer. When considering a career in writing, one must determine if the job is fitting for them by examining the working conditions, their personality and lifestyle, the necessary education and training, and the drawbacks and benefits.
The works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky helped leave a mark on the literature world, and his experiences were conveyed in his writing. Many of his novels are still cherished and read by many to this day. His life reflected the hardships of the society that he lived in, yet he still managed to write quality works for many to enjoy. The impact of his work showed by those who regarded him as a “significant literary hero.” All in all, Dostoyevsky’s writings continue to resound with those who read them
It imparted various techniques through its various assignments and writing task. Each task was systematically placed to teach us the tool required to develop us as writers. In the start is was really worried as English had always been my weak point but the notes and the guideline given by the teachers improved my work a great deal. I can really see the progress I made from the first assignment to the last one. Now I feel much more confident about my writing.
More often than not, many researchers and authors claimed that reading is an indispensable tool for living especially in this world of advancement and rapid change. The world is now in the “knowledge age” where the challenge of education is to prepare learners to deal with the challenges of the changing world. In a world of information and technology, reading has
The process of learning in life is a close and excellent resemblance to the art of writing. As the saying goes, “It is not the destination that matters, but the journey.” Throughout my experience in writing, I’ve learned that the process is substantial; every key point in my life had served crucial in shaping me into a “better” writer. As I encountered both great outcomes and mistakes throughout, I was able to understand that it was all a process of development and each experience served as the key instruments to enhancing a more improved version of my “writer-self.” From my early childhood to my post-secondary education, writing continues to evolve through a learning process that involves acquiring and utilizing new skills from past experiences, essential to my development as a writer. The start of my writing journey began as early as I can recall, my early childhood. I remember the commencement of primary school, a memory deeply embedded in
The types of reading I have done are Intensive and Extensive Reading. The types of reading that I enjoyed are Intensive reading because I learned new words in order to expand my vocabulary such as the Shattering Glass vocabulary include prowess means skill, groused means complained, circumvented on the routine means went around and shepherd means led. The types of reading that I found the difficult are Extensive Reading such as reading On The Sidewalk Bleeding Quiz because it builds confidence within the reader while I was reading one paragraph out loud in front of my classmates. I can demonstrate the ability to read and to respond to a variety of texts because I would respond to questions that I already know and I would go to the challenging questions at the end or I would ask for clarification from my teacher. I can demonstrate the ability to understand the organizational structure/ features of informational, narrative and graphical texts because it helps me remember important information and it helps me understand the information.
GENERAL REFLECTION Throughout this course, I learned several things about the material covered in class and also about my strengths and weakness when writing. I have become a great writer who thinks critically and uses all the knowledge I have at hand. But even if I improved I know there are many things I could do to enhance my skills as a writer. During this course, several of the assignments tested my analysis skills as well as my reasoning skills. I challenged myself by choosing subjects that required an immense amount of research and consideration while also thinking of how I could set up the paper.