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Reflection Of A Letter To Professor And Her Literate Students

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Dear Professor and her Literate colleagues,

I wish to thank everyone who impacted my education in any way and gave me motivation to keep studying when I felt like I did not have the ability nor the skills to continue my education. This course molded me into a better writer and made me enjoy writing more than anything else. The revisions that I made throughout the course allowed me to improve my sentence structures, organize my essays, and personalize them by creating a theme for the genre pertaining to each essay, and avoid writer’s block for my personal narrative and the research paper about Chicanos in education.

As part of the course, I learned a few techniques and incorporated them into my essays throughout the course which, in turn,
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