Writing Essay: The Most Important Importance Of Writing

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Imagine receiving a check for one hundred thousand dollars and not having a pen to sign for it at the bank, the banker tells you there is no way to cash it and you and you are forced to walk away empty handed. Your pen is the most important instrument when writing, remembering, or communicating. When first starting a writing assignment, you can brainstorm all you want but nothing sticks in your head for very long until you pick up a pen and write it down. Your pen is like the friend that remembers everything you tell it. It helps you complete homework assignments at school, sign documents at work, and even interpret your thoughts through journaling. Your pen is a key and writing is the treasure. It gives you access to emotions, communication,…show more content…
One of the most efficient ways to use a pen is by recording information to prevent forgetting it. This becomes very useful at times when you need to take notes in class. If you did not have a pen you would not have notes and when the test came you would most likely do bad because you could not remember the lecture. But writing things down when you learn them allows you to review it at a later time. This almost gives us an artificial memory that we can use in any situation. Not only can we save memories using a pen, but we can also use it to access and understand our emotions. Sometimes we have feelings that cannot just be expressed by saying “I’m sad” or “angry” or “in love”. For example, a soldier in the civil war by the name of Sullivan Ballou wrote a farewell letter to his wife a few days before he died in battle. The letter expressed his love for his wife while still showing his fear of leaving her, and his courage to die for his country. "I cannot describe to you my feelings on this calm summer night, when two thousand men are sleeping around me, many of them enjoying the last, perhaps, before that of death, and I, suspicious that Death is creeping behind me with his fatal dart, am communing with God, my country and thee."(Ballou,
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