English Class Essays

  • Free Narrative Essays - What I Learned in English Class

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    What I Learned in English Class I feel this semester, only the first of many I will endure, was a successful one.  The objective of the course was to make us better writers, and I certainly have improved.  I learned what makes a paper good or bad, what makes it easier to write a good paper, and how the manner that the class is held makes a difference. However, I feel I should have taken my high school English class more seriously.  The teacher graded rather leniently, which attributed

  • English 101 Class

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    we did the chances of me are remembering it are very slim. Coming back to school I breezed through my English 101 class and was told that I only need a minor understanding of MLA format. As I sat in on my first day of English 102 I thought to myself how wrong my teacher was. I remember sitting through the lecture thinking I cannot pay attention to this style of teaching. Looking around the class I saw may others who felt the same. At that point, I already wanted to throw in the towel and quit. I

  • Reflection Of English Literature Class

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    words hold more truth than they could 've in the past. The one class in my final moments of my high school academic year that I believe I have grown the most from in multiple forms, is English Literature with Dr. Tim Mcgee. With this class 's structure and teaching method, there is endless ways in which any student can grow, big or small. In Mcgee 's English Literature class during my senior year, there are multiple things in the class that I have learned for the first time, grown experience in from

  • E.P Thompson's The making of the English Working Class

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    E.P Thompson's The making of the English Working Class From looking at The making of the English Working Class it seems quite obvious that E.P Thompson’s main arguments throughout his book are about the notion of ‘class’, in particular the ‘making of the working class’ ; and in order to evaluate his theories we must attempt to look at other historians opinions about his book, and his suggested theories, in order to come to an impartial evaluation. Many historians have their own interpretations

  • Ap English Class Analysis

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    been my hardest. Especially because of my AP English class. I had several other AP classes and honors classes, but this one seemed to be my greatest struggle. I am one of the very few people who enjoy and are actually great at mathematics. It is my favorite subject, closely followed by science. I always look forward to going to these classes. I also find an interest in government, which is why I currently take AP Government and politics. Back on the English track, I've never been much of a reader or

  • Rhetorical Devices In English Class

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    Well, it’s ninth grade and I’m sitting in English Class, a little bored and a little puzzled by the constant emission of rhetorical interpretations, each slightly different in their own way, but all the same nonetheless. At this point, my teacher is calling on the students who haven’t raised their hands to offer their two cents on…something we had been reading. Frankly, they’re just phoning it in. I look to the clock and, wow, we still have another forty-two minutes left. So naturally, I zone out

  • English Class Reflective Essay

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    past semester I have learned many things in my English class, educationally and through life lessons. Ms. Henry took the tedious, standard, subject of English and turned it into moral and intellectual lessons we can use in our daily lives. I latched onto the secret life of bees, serial, and the debate, out of the topics we went over this semester. I learned, from the secret life of bees book about the importance of different perspectives. In English, we often use these in writings about an opinion

  • My English Class Analysis

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    My first semester in college was a blessing. I was able to learn and experience so much different things throughout my time here. My favorite class to go to was my english class, because we were often able to share our ideas and intellectually argue different point of views. I took this class very serious because it was going to help me become a better writer. Although I was not always on time, I completed most of my assignments to the best of my abilities and I tried my best to be a helpful classmate

  • My Multimodal English 1101 Class

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    Makerspaces was the subject of my multimodal English 1101 class, which exposed me to an innovative culture and developed competence in all communication modalities. Excluding the importance of this brand-new culture, which motivated me and originated a resonant excitement enough to sign up for the class, towards the end of the course I realized the main goal was to have every student work towards mastery of communication skills. Furthermore, the class constantly contributed to my personal writing

  • Book Report English Class

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    It was the beginning of eighth grade and I was assigned a project in my English class. The assignment was to give a book report presentation in which we were given two weeks to complete. I decided to make a create-your-own adventure story with each slide of a powerpoint as a page, with the correct path as the one that actually occurred in the novel. It came to that final weekend and I had only an outline completed to that point. I was confident I would be able to finish as I had never turned in an

  • The Making Of The English Working Class By E. P. Thompson

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    tome The Making of the English Working Class, have concluded that although the industrial revolution may have marginally increased the average incomes of workers between 1760 and 1830, the corresponding changes in society led to a substantial increase in misery for many poor British workers, while at the same time creating a distinct working-class with its own consciousness. Despite the great service Thompson undertook to rectify the buried histories of many working class men and women—“the poor

  • Analysis Of Anna Clarke's The Making Of The English Working Class

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    To say that the government micromanaged the financial facets of the lower class society would be an understatement. They had certainly put their fingers into every pie of every aspect of the lower class’ life, at least the reformers certainly expressed their feelings of such a micromanaged oppression. Thompson’s Whigs and Hunters discusses the Black Act in heavy detail. The Black act was initially a means of controlling hunting so that game was readily available for the Royals. The book illustrates

  • Ap English Class Research Paper

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    seventeen or also known as the eleventh grade for English to be positively impacted in my life. The years before were horrible, classes felt like it took a lifetime to end, the pasty smell of opening an old book just made me gag, last but not least the teacher would never help me on what I was struggling which lead to me never paying attention to the class. The end of the tenth grade one of my older friends and I were talking about the A.P English class that my school provided. He was telling me on

  • Trying to Get Rid of Classism Prejudice in My English Class

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    consternation in many socioeconomic settings of our culture. Instead, differences in economic class reside as the proverbial white elephant in the room, almost as if we would rather pretended it did not exist (Yeskel, 2007). However, while the question may remain verbally unspoken, many of us, including myself, are guilty of asking the question subconsciously when forming opinions of other people. Class is an element of culture by which we construct an identity for self and others based on the associations

  • My English Class

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    Before entering this class, I thought I was prepared for college English. I had incredibly capable high school English teachers, who taught me detailed mechanics, creative writing style, and of course, the necessity of practicing good grammar. On entering this class, I quickly realized how little I had actually learned in my high school English classes. While most of my high school English essays I wrote were based on literature, the majority of the essays I wrote in this class have been more experiential

  • English Class Analysis

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    Originally, I enrolled in English 1301 because it was a required college class. I believed that I had already learned everything regarding writing in high school. I was wrong. English class turned out to be quite challenging. I learned many new concepts about writing and grammar. Taking this class enabled me to be a better writer. All the knowledge I gained while taking English class will help me further my college career and be a better student. In the first lesson of English 1301, Mr. Mayo taught us

  • English Class Analysis

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    Reflective Essay Some people love English and writing papers while others hate it, but what does not kill us only makes us stronger. I feel without a doubt that English class has made me a better student with the help of my English instructor. The knowledge that I have learned will help me with future writing assignments or even writing tasks in near further with my career. However, English class would be last on my list of classes to take at college, but it is possibly one of the most important

  • English Class Analysis

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    important in my life today, as an adult. From the very beginning, of being introduced to words in elementary school, I struggled with spelling words correctly. I can remember being in class and struggling with the difficulty of spelling something as simple as my own name. Through elementary school I grew to not like English class because of the difficulty of spelling and having run on sentences and creating sentences that didn’t make sense at all. I always remember getting my papers back from the teacher

  • English Class Reflection

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    From each of my previous English classes from summer 2014 to summer 2015, I have learned a new method on writing a good essay and same method that I have learned previously. When learning the new method of writing a good essay, it was hard as I got too used to doing the regular way of writing an essay. That would be the reason why I would struggle sometime to write a good paper as each English class I take would learn a new unique or same method. I am getting better as I steadily improving my weak

  • English Class Reflection

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    Walking into my first day of English class I knew I faced many challenges. English 1102 is a higher level course, which meant more was going to be expected of me. I had the basics of writing a well developed essay, but I encountered many of my difficulties writing a well written essay. Getting to read many literature books, have in class discussions, and exploring different works of literature helped me to think out of my normal thinking capacity and learn new things. I learned how to think critically