Writing my first college Paper
Writing my first paper for college was not easy. I was in English 050. It had been several years since I had been in high school. I was scared and I wanted to do a good job on my first paper. I wanted to show myself that I could do this whole college thing. I was...
You must Fail to Succeed
How would you interpret the saying “you must fail to succeed”? Do you tell yourself that failing is the end result? Would you apprehend the idea that failure leads to success? Accepting failure is a skill. I believe that in order to succeed, you must fail...
ASSIGNMENT PAPER 2: Profile Paper (The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, chapter 3)
“Write an essay about an intriguing person, place, or activity in your community. Observe your subject closely, and then present what you have learned in a way that both informs and engages your readers.” (103)
Professor My Nguyen
12 September 2012
Can you remember what your teacher taught you back in kindergarten? Chances are she was introducing you to the basics of reading and writing. Literacy is the ability to read and write, and because I did not...
all that he told her, gesturing up towards the road. That field there, see, with the cows in it, my dad sold that to the estate. And those houses up there, across the road, that used to be our land once. My grandad's land.” (s. 4 ll 124-126) He is very proud of his family as it states in the quote he talks...
to stand against the tide of new media will be making a big mistake, and missing big opportunities. If it has changed so much in the last five years, how much more will it change in the next five years?
They will also be making a mistake if they think social media can be managed and massaged in the...
March 10, 2013
When first attempting to write the narrative essay I found the thoughts and words were coming together pretty well, but my story was telling the story and not showing it. Subject and strategy teaches that a good narrative has four distinct characteristics. Developing the context...
deep within. My life is an example faith revealed through individual spirituality, resulting from the open-mindedness in a power greater than myself. It took a series of many self demoralizing events, before accepting that what I needed to survive was all around me. My higher power showed me my faith through...
a lot in my writing skills. I am glad and feel right when I decided to choose this class to learn. I have learned a lot about the four types of essay: descriptive, narrative, expository, and argumentative. In each type, I think that I learn more it.
First, in descriptive and narrative essay, I learned...
Wow, senior year of High School could not have gone faster. It felt as if I blinked and three years of high school passed by. Everyone was worried about college acceptances and I was just worried about enjoying the last year of high school with my friends as it came to a close. Football...
Analytical Essay on Macbeth
Submitted By: revulk
Date Submitted: 02/28/2011 4:52 AM
In the play, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, we see the usual good...
are an electronic word of mouth on a sometimes global scale. This has changed the way people interact with each other and with their politicians.
My first campaign as spokesman and strategist for Tony Blair was in 1997, three years in the planning after he had become leader of the Opposition Labour...
My Survival Through the Storm
I never thought I would "find myself" at the age of twenty-eight, in the situation I'd taken 8 long years to put myself into. I didn't have what you would call a healthy or normal childhood. I grew up without a father...
How to Write an "Accomplishment Essay"
What are your three most substantial accomplishments, and why do you view them as such? — Harvard http://www.free-essay-writing-topics.com/index.php?page=mba-application-accomplishment-questions
What is the most significant change or improvement you have made...
9/14/13 Narrative Essay- 2012 Summer
The summer of 2012 was an exciting and fun summer for me. I had just move in with my mother, step- father, my sister ,step-sister, and step-brother. Before I moved in I would just visit on...
as sitting in class with my best friend Jordan on Valentine’s Day. It was the last lesson of the day at Seaview University. I hadn’t gotten any Valentines gifts so I was feeling very unloved. The bell rang for the end of Uni and as I walked out of the building girls were running to their boyfriend’s...
Topic: Self-awareness leads to Meaningful Change
Maturity from self-awareness
Before I came to Canada, I lived in a big family in China. Everything in my family was perfect except my cousin because I did not like her at all. She was born when I was six years old and she...
how to write a hook. The hook is the very first sentence in the essay, and a good one creates a lasting impression with the reader. One mistake I see kids frequently making is writing general statements for a hook such as:
Hello, my name is _____________and today I am going to write about…
learned and how it will help me in English Composition I.
I learned how to diagram sentences my first week of English 093. Diagraming sentences is basically seperating the subject from the verb. One of my old worksheets had a sentence stating: The new freshmen write about history in class. If we were...
When we start writing essay, we have to think about 2 things.
1: You have some valuable ideas to tell your reader
2: More than anything, you want to communicate those ideas to your reader
One of the common mistakes inexperienced writers make is filing to move past early stages in the writing...
In 5 Weeks I Learned About Organic Food And Writing Essays
Every year I go to Alabama to visit my grandmother (she passed away this January, so I won’t be going there anymore) and stay at my grandma’s friend’s farm at their trailer. This farm has cows, chickens, and other farm animals. Also they have...
than 16-18 words
if possible, try cut down your intro for example you say "the biggest challenge for me is trying to find something from my past i have either written or read about, and seeing as it has been so long since my schools years i have written anything and I’m not much of reader" cut the end...
My reading consist of a continuous process that I have always used before, during and after I’m reading. I begin my reading by thinking about possibilities that the material could be about, sometimes I use the title, maybe...
Compare and Contrast Essay – Final
March 7, 2014
While Narration follows a logical order, typically chronological. Descriptive writing is different from narrative writing because it uses vivid language. Narrative essay are clearly, less effective...
clothes and his hands grip the paper tightly, as if it were Anja. As a reader, you envision Vladek as a human being rather than a mouse. One of the biggest symbols is in fact that the animals represent humans. The Holocaust affected millions of human beings, not animals. Maus symbolically through its illustrations...
Linh Dao Phuong Le
26 May 2015
Essays and Journals’ Benefits
Writing contributes significantly in the way we communicate with each other, both casually and formally. But since the life standard is getting more ugraded, more and more people can stand a chance to attend...
FORMAL & INFORMAL ESSAYS
|CHARACTERISTIC |INFORMAL ESSAY |FORMAL ESSAY |
|Author’s viewpoint |Usually first person |Usually uses third-person...
to a Narrative Prompt
Read the Prompt. Then write an essay in response to the prompt. Make sure to stay within the 35-minute time limit starting now.
Remember: You need to turn this assignment into your teacher by the due date to receive full credit.
Many people believe that mistakes are...
thinking … Do they still like us?’ Back at the time of our first landslide, talk of the country ‘falling in love’ with Blair was widespread. Today, the biggest accusations of betrayal against Blair will often come from those who ‘fell in love’ most deeply at the outset of his leadership. Perhaps this trend...
Week 8 Discussion 1
Provide an example of an introduction from a story or narrative essay that grabbed your attention and explain why it grabbed your attention. You may use one of the selected essays used for Assignment 1 in The brief McGraw-Hill guide: Writing for college, writing for life: (2nd...