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The Reflection Of Writing

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During the course first semester of freshman year in English 101, I have learned multiple foundations when it comes to writing. When I first entered college, the only knowledge when it comes to writing was gathering a bunch of information on a piece of paper. Knowing that writing wasn’t my strongest suit throughout my academic career, it was challenging for me. Going through my first college class, which was English 101, I realized that writing is more than just putting words on paper. I have learned the purpose of writing and the structure to make a solid concrete essay such as to create the thesis statement to acknowledge what the reader is going to read and a technique to help edit and limit word, together with discovering
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Over the course of the semester, I wrote various types of essays which the thesis is the main important sentence of the essay. I learned that there was more to the thesis. It grabs the reader’s attention to grasp the idea of what the essay is about and its tone. The process of constructing a solid thesis to complement the essay was a challenge to me. For example, in writing project two, for the rhetorical analysis, I could not create a thesis to grab the reader’s attention about the comparison two articles. This writing was a comparison between the two articles with the strategies that the author uses to connect with the reader. Writing the thesis about two articles seem to conflict me as the draft of my essay was continued. Learning that the thesis was the most important in the writing, I try and spend lots of time to craft and make it reasonable. The thesis made the essay strong and understandable the reader, which is the reason for it is being the important part of the…show more content…
In the beginning of the semester, the first essay I wrote in college was a literacy autobiography about myself academically. I talked how I wasn’t the best at writing essays and the struggles that I encountered. Furthermore, into the semester, there was one writing project that I found that I could voice out an issue that I care about, such as discrimination against Asian Americans. As I was writing this essay, I felt a moment of pain to where I incorporate the feeling into the essay after the facts. At that moment, I felt a connection in myself to writing and the meaning behind it both academically and non-academic. It gave a purpose to write in what you believe in. This course gave me a discovery in myself to write for what is right or
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