30th March 2015
“The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words”. (Philip K. Dick) This quote shows the power of words...
1. How my writing teacher teaches me in class?
Back then when I was in my school, my writing teacher way of teaching me is very conventional. Every day, in class, whenever we are doing our writing class, the teacher will simply gives us a topic to write on. Before we start on writing, the students will...
My Love- Hate Relationship with writing
Writing is a way to express beautiful thoughts through paper; there have been people who are horrible conversationalists but with a pen and paper create a story that has more meaning than any words that left my mouth. Then there’s me. I’m going to just come...
Attitude Toward Writing
According to Lou Holtz “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” I dread writing, whether it is academic or not. Whenever I pick up a pen to starts writing something, I get queasy. For example, the worst...
relationship with writing has been strained for many years now. I can’t stand to write essays, research papers, and even texting frustrates me. I have just been conditioned that I don’t like writing and have had a few less than pleasant experiences associated with it. Besides talking, writing is the best way...
Alvinston anak Henry Stephen
Ms Bobbi Olsen
ENGL 150-Writing: Rhetoric
The Person who Changes My Perception about Writing
Writing is one of the medium that people use to communicate and express their ideas to other people. It has already been used since prehistoric time even though it is just through...
English 110, 11:00
Final Draft of paper 1
In the essay “Our Time” by John Edgar Wideman he often takes a break from the narrative to address that he has many problems as a writer. He does this to try to consciously address these problems and hopefully solve these problems. He believes...
Soldier’s Home - Essay
Many of the titles of Ernest Hemingway's stories are ironic, and can be read on a number of levels. Soldier's Home is no exception. Our first impression, having read the title only, is that this story will be about an old soldier living out what remains of his life in an institution...
Stein's Fear Street series in bad writing. It's a 'novel of ideas' says Kenneth Moyle in his very critical essay 'Why I Hate the Celestine Prophecy.'
'A novel of ideas;' that's a good phrase for this 'novel.' I read it twice during this assignment: the first time I thought he had great ideas and themes...
English 9 Honors/
Freshman Seminar Writing Manual
North Salem High School
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|I. In-Class Writing ...
The question was asked why we were in this class and or what we hoped to get out of it on the first day. My answer was, that psychology did not work out with me so that was why I was here, but also that society fascinated me. I was not very excited for this class and especially not when I...
things. Why do we share thoughts, opinions, advises, stories and experiences through the words we write, and not from what we say ? As human beings we tend to express our selves by words more strongly than we do vocally.
I write poems ,songs , essays, short stories , research papers , etc . I enjoy...
for the entire day. That is why I posted my daily time schedule on our wall to manage my time everyday and allot moments for studying and doing assignments. I’m trying to be more organized but honestly, my allotted time in studying is sometimes corrupted. Aside from that, I have a small notebook where...
AP English 3
27 February 2009
The Critique Harlem Renaissance Essay
Between February 1692 and May 1693, over one hundred fifty people were arrested and imprisoned and nineteen of the accused were hanged as the results of the Salem witchcraft trials in the small parish...
“Drawing” An Essay
Communication is one of the most challenging skills for me. When learning this new challenging skill, I am asked to initially overcome fears against the odds, which slowly appear surmountable with the passage of time. For me the ability of communication is like building...
Jonathan Zimmerman’s essay “African National Identities Can’t Be Built on Soccer Fever” he describes how soccer brings the people of Africa together. He talks about the unity of Africans and how much soccer is a part of their lives. He also describes the underlying reason of why soccer is so heavily...
I like writing
To be honest I like writing, I just have a hard time putting my words on paper. I feel that my writing is average but I would like to write professional papers one day. Spelling, grammar, sentence structure, thesis, body and conclusion are some of the skills I learned in my English...
used around her before, she didn’t really “hear” it until it was used to humiliate her; this is where the issue is presented.
This is exactly why I hate this word. It was once used a word of disgust referring to black people. However now, mainly by the black community, we have adopted and changed...
I think there are many reasons why I like first person narratives. For one, most of the noteworthy personal essays are written by famous personal essay authors. I think reading a personal essay is like having a deep conversation with someone. I am reminded of the drunken heart to hearts I had...
Orwell Essay Draft
The highly political and literary worlds constructed from the writer George Orwell has allowed audiences to see glimpses of themselves among these worlds, as well as provoking acts of analysis and reflection within themselves, decades after these worlds and opinions were initially...
Writing II – E02 Exposition Essay
15 January 2015
What is love?
Everybody has felt it at once time or more, be it for a person, pet, or even a non- living object. And you know what that feeling is? Yea, that feeling is love. I have heard it since childhood, but nobody seems...
Writing Strategies for College Students with
(and without) Learning Disabilities and ADHD
By Tracy Robey
with the Staff and Students from
The Office of Disability Services
and the Writing Across the Curriculum Program
opinion can be used as the main topic of an essay. It is based on partial knowledge of a subject where the writer thinks what seems true. In a fact, however, the statements are based on absolute certainty and can be proven if needed to. Facts cannot be used as an essay topic since no sides exist, meaning no...
Why I write
In The Dolphin Reader there are two essays titled “Why I Write” written by Joan Didion and George Orwell. When I write I think about what I want to talk about. If it’s a topic given to me I think about what I could talk about how I could connect with the topic. When writing an essay I have...
I really don't want to write a paper, but they are making me. Hopefully they don't reject this "paper". I don't think this is very nice of them. I shouldn't have to do this! They should be considerate and have this be free for the successful ness of the countries younger generations who are trying to...
If my high school creative writing teacher did not sleep with one of his students, I would not be writing this essay right now. I know what you are probably thinking right now, reader. You are thinking somthing along the lines of, "Another essay about how a horny teacher and how said teachers inability...
Why I Hate Writing
By: Tra' Morris/ Dr. Mason English 110
Writing english papers is the worst part of school. The teachers always give you a boring topic to write about or something that they bairly understand. Most teachers will make u hate writing papers. All of my teacher thru grade school...
she was probably best known for her autobiographical I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. What is it about Angelou's writing that is attractive to so many people? In large part, Maya Angelou's success as a writer is due to her easy-going style of writing that embraces the reader and conveys thoughts and emotions...
I hate high school because it is a waste of time it doesn't teach you anything and it should be teaching students common sense which it doesn't, we have to learn common sense on our own in the real world. school doesn't teach you about the real world, it teaches you about what happened 500 years ago...
mixed signals as to exactly what kind of speech is deemed appropriate and what is not going to be tolerated. I believe that removing the right to free speech on a college campus, in this case “hate speech”, an injustice. Universities and places of higher learning especially, must balance the requirements...