The first impression that I had was the article was about gender bias. Which was generally right. But I went along with the generalization that it had to do more with losing our identity through the use of the generic pronouns such as, persons he/she or her/his. While making ourselves independent and equal to each other. We are making us as individuals gender and there for our identity is being threatened.
But with a deeper understanding that I received from the analytical reading of the article. my first impression was not the whole picture the writer was trying to show me. But a smaller part of a big picture.
With a new analytical understanding of the article by McFadden the key points of the article have a new deeper meaning. Those key points are as follows. Pronouns and suffixes such as "person" and he/she are neutering the English language. They are distracting to the readers. The writers are more concerned with showing how non- sexist they are, then seeing the problem of using generic forms instead of masculine pronouns and the problem it 's causing. It leaves us with conversations fit for extremely literal people. It also makes communications difficult and complicates simple conversations. It 's more time consuming and frustrating for a speaker reading out loud in front of ...
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...e in writing my essay. Having a classmate read your essay will give a different view of your topic. Can help find spelling and punctuation mistakes. Can give you pointers on wording or reworking a paragraph or sentence of it needs work. And finally the last good reason I feel this will work for me is the constructive criticism in will receive from them. all this will help construct a strong argument that I believe will make the author 's article and will compliment it.
Another way to make a compliment my chosen article is to read the article out loud. While I do find this strategy effective. I often miss common spelling and punctuation mistakes in my paper. So after I reread my essay and proof reading it to the best of my ability. I will pass it along. So that any lingering mistakes I missed will be fixed and I can be confident that my essay is ready to be turned in.
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