How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success

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How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success

Personal responsibility means to me holding yourself accountable for not only the successes in your life but also your downfalls. If a person can do this they will not only be successful in their education but in their careers and life in general. Even though some people who lack personal responsibility do just fine in life, personal responsibility will lead to my success in and beyond school because it gives me the confidence to succeed, and will lead to a better life for my family and me. Now as to my approach for this paper I am writing this essay according to The Descriptive Essay (2011), "The descriptive essay is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe an object, person, place, experience, emotion, situation, etc. This genre encourages the student’s ability to create a written account of a particular experience. What is more, this genre allows for a great deal of artistic freedom (the goal of which is to paint an image that is vivid and moving in the mind of the reader).” (para. 1). I believe the goals of this essay lend themselves better to a descriptive essay than they do an expository essay. According to "The Expository Essay" (2011), "The expository essay is a genre of essay that requires the student to investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and set forth an argument concerning that idea in a clear and concise manner. This can be accomplished through comparison and contrast, definition, example, the analysis of cause and effect, etc.” (para. 1). So instead of writing my essay and having to support my personal views, views that have been shaped by my experiences in life, with someone else’s work, I will express my views and how they affect my morals and ethics when it comes to personal responsibility.

Having personal responsibility will, in the end, lead to my success in school. The reason why is that it gives me the tools to plan, be motivated, and work hard...
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