Argumentative Essay

  • A Personal Narrative: I Hate My Life

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    It has been a long and difficult journey writing this narrative, and I have discovered things about myself in this narrative I never knew before. My first paragraph was all a blur, I remember you told the class you could just write down all of your ideas and edit everything later, which I did. That night, I remember I became so into it, my creative juices were projecting onto the paper. Until, I hit a stump, and I could not write no more. I was at the beginning of the third page and I had to do

  • Claim Sentence Outline

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    you see someone struggling with a disability you wouldn’t laugh or talk bad about them the right thing to do is try to help them because someone with a disability doesn't have the same abilities that we have Thesis: Claim sentence for the entire essay. Opinion/ body 1, /body 2, /body 3. Generally speaking, prior to the late 1800’s, people with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, and/or epilepsy resided at home and were cared for by their families. Life

  • Essay On My Writing Process

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    Every student has their own writing process. Writing process ways is the student's way to have the best writing assignments and make who ever read it understand their main idea. In this essay I am going to explain my own writing process for various type. In chapter 4 by Keith Hjortshoj “How Good Writing Gets Written” which talks about how should develops their writing skills and gives them some tips that they should use in their writing process. In “Decisions and Revisions: The Planning Strategies

  • The Importance Of Education In Special Education

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    The other method we used was the questionnaire. From all the types of the questionnaires we applied the written one, where there are written questions and the teachers had to answer in a written format. On the questionnaire we listed statements and the teachers had to value them according to their opinion on that certain topic, how they feel about the statement and they evaluated. Cumulative Likert scale was used to express their ideas about the actual situation and the ideal future situation. All

  • Personal Narrative: Playing Video Games In High School

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    It was just another day at my good old american high school. I was in my favorite class, physics, taking notes on Newton’s Third Law. “Hey Vince, you doing anything after school today?” My friend Brian asked me. I liked physics not because of the of the junk they taught in the class, but the people in it. It was the only class that I had with Brian, my best friend since elementary school. “Nope, I was just going to go home and play video games.” I replied. “Great. Do you want to come

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Customization

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    Working in the federal government, this concept of customization is not something that I see unlike in other industries. While reading the textbook, I found this concept extremely interesting not only because I have studied it in previous classes, but because it is constantly evolving and improving organizations and industries. After conducting research, I will use this discussion to speak mainly about mass customization. According to our textbook, customization refers to the offering a product

  • Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    In the movie, “The Breakfast Club,” The principal gives the student an assignment to write an essay about “who you think you are." A teenager is someone that is in the age group of thirteen to eighteen. At that age, how is a teenager supposed to know who they are when there are so many stereotypes. As a teenager, I believe that teenagers are unfairly stereotyped. To illustrate my argument, movies do not support the stereotype of a teenager. Likewise, The movie "The Breakfast Club" shows the stereotypes

  • A Reflection Of Personal Essay: Personal Narrative

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    There have been many times where it is just ridiculously challenging to express negative emotions without feeling like I am using the wrong words or nor saying what I truly mean. There have also been times where opposingly, I have experienced tremendous joy and happiness that triggers me to physically write a memoir of it either shared on social media or in personal writing. With both types of situations, negatives and positives, there is a high chance of a great lesson to be necessarily memorized

  • Three Major Goals: My Goals For The Future

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    As Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a French author, once said, "A goal without a plan is just a wish." I have many dreams as of now, twelve years old. Nevertheless, with these dreams, I 'm not going to get anywhere without setting a goal and creating a plan to reach that. I have three main goals, one personal, educational, and one in which I want to do in life. First, my personal goal is to stay in touch with all of my friends. Secondly, an educational goal of mine is to go to one of my top three colleges

  • Ready Player One Critical Analysis

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    Style: The novel contains a multitude of literary devices such as foreshadowing. For example, “Everyone my age remembers where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about the contest.”, although very short-lived it prompts upcoming events. The author’s usage of unusual tactics such as, chopping up sentences and or speaking in sentence fragments to add more emphasis. An example of the author using sentence fragment to create emphasis is “Sorry kid. Deal with it.” (Cline pg.3), which

  • Why Writing Is Important Essay: The Importance Of Writing

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    affect me in the future. The idea of being able to jot down some of my thoughts on a piece of paper amazed me. A year later, I started writing sentences, which eventually turned into paragraphs, and finally, around fifth grade, I was able to write an essay. The

  • The Importance Of Writing Badly Analysis

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    effectiveness of his argument about the way we are taught to write within our educational system. Ballenger begins by talking about his experiences as a young writer in grade school. He was ridiculed for writing badly, particularly for making his essays “awkward” according to his teacher, Mrs. O’Neill. He often felt under pressure to write the perfect sentence with the perfect words and phrases making his writing unsuccessful in his teachers eyes. Now as a teacher himself he finds his students struggling

  • The Tiger's Wife Analysis

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    The last piece of literature I read was the novel called, “The Tiger’s Wife” by Téa Obreht. It is a 337 page literary fiction, involving magical realism, politics, and supernatural themes. I read this book for English class and it took me about one month to read. Although this is true, if I had time to read it without making annotations and journal entries, it would have taken only one day to read.The novel includes four important characters: Natalia, Natalia’s grandfather, the tiger’s wife, and

  • Reflective Essay Brave New World

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    Brave New World Usually, I’m not a fan of the books I’m assigned to read in class. I read them as any student who’s looking to pass the quiz would, but I don’t invest myself into the books presented to me. When it came time to read “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley, I had the same amount of enthusiasm as always; little to none. But, as I began to read, I felt myself drawn to the fact that the book made me feel uncomfortable and challenged my thought process. How could this story just have the characters

  • The Bloody Chamber Analysis

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    For part 4 of my IB course, I have studied the usage of literary devices and what the effects of literary devices are. During class, we have analysed different stories of Angela Carter together. I will rewrite a part of the Bloody Chamber and place this episode into a different setting which will create a different tone and mood. I have written an alternative ending of The Bloody Chamber and made it into a romantic story. I have used feminist and magical aspects to write in a way Angela Carter

  • Reflection: Stoichiometry, Composition, And Reaction

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    Introduction This module is all about Stoichiometry, composition and reaction. I chose this topic not because I am having a really hard time understanding it, but because I want to have a deeper understanding of the lesson. Before actually doing this, I watched some videos on YouTube in order to look for some techniques I can actually apply in doing some written works and execute as an example for this module. In this module, I will focus more on the different techniques on how to convert unit

  • Product Approach To Writing

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    - Product approach The product approach is considered as a traditional approach to writing in the sense that it teaches students to focus on analyzing and copying or more accurately mimicking the model text. (Gabrielatos, 2002) There are four stages to the product approach and these stages are usually followed step by step to ensure accuracy of the final product. (Steele, 2004) For example, if a class were assigned to write a formal letter this is what the stages could look like; The first stage

  • Reflection On First Year Of A College Student

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    Marina Shenouda Professor Griffith English 113 B 04 May 2016 Reflective Essay: First year as a College Student Being a freshman student at California State University of Northridge was full of hardships and overwhelmed moments in my college life, as every freshman student might have felt in the past, I have learnt a lot of great things about how I can be a student writer, and being patient with my college work, but also how I can be a great person in life after I graduate from CSUN by helping

  • My Love In Writing

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    The Recalling days I would binge-read some of my favorite books, I remember how much my love for writing was incomparable to my love for reading; I could spend hours reading books but when it came to writing I always felt down. Maybe my inability to write in a similar or better way than the authors of books I read, provoked thoughts of a lack of imagination and strength to write anything that could be of interest to anyone. My confidence in my writing capability was at an all-time low. Slowly but

  • Rose For Emily Reflection

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    After I have read and reread the short stories listed in the Complete section of this week, I find that A Rose for Emily intrigues me the most. I think it is probably due to the way the story is narrated. I like the way it is framed in a first-person point of view but also relies on the feelings of many.   In the nearly 90 years since William Faulkner produced A Rose for Emily, many writers, scholars and critics have written about the intriguing story and have produced many different opinions regarding