the writing strategy that most interest me is freewriting, because freewriting allows you to be free with your writing, and your thinking. Freewriting allows you to express whatever it is that you want to say, or better yet whatever comes to mind. This writing technique actually prepares you for writing in professional ways that can bring life and thought to any letter, poem, or even an essay. I can write all my thoughts on a particular subject without the worry of sentence structure, punctuation, or grammar. Everything gets written, while it's fresh on my mind. Then, I can go back and organize my thoughts into essays with ease. When I write my essay I used my free writing skills to get all my thoughts down on paper, then I used the listing method to organize them. I also went online and used Google search for more information and to find supporting information and that's how I got my rough draft done. I feel researching was most helpful tools for me when I was writing my draft. I like this step since first I get to read a lot about it and second I knew about Hinduism although I learn something new from doing research. I wouldn't do anything different to my essay in my future since I found this to be very useful.
As an English major I have learned to appreciate the peaceful, yet exhilarating moment when my mind engages with an author's thoughts on a page. As Toni Morrison says in The Dancing Mind , "[reading is] to experience one's own mind dancing with another's." In my early days as a college student, I wanted to know the "true" meaning of a work or what the author intended, however, I have now realized this would void literature of its most noteworthy complexities. Individual interpretations bring varied insights to a work and it is also interesting to point out messages the author may not have realized s/he included in the piece.
I have always been a thinker, but throughout my coursework, I have greatly sharpened my critical analysis skills....
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