Self Assessment Assignment

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Jeremy Frisby
Eng 111
Self Assessment Assignment
11/17/11
In the beginning of this class, we were asked to write an email to the professor and include our feelings towards writing in the email. I explained that I enjoy writing but I always found myself quitting in the middle of a story because I didn’t have any structure. I would consistently run into writer’s block, and simply give up. English 111 has given me that structure that I have lacked in the past.

I feel confident that I am able to write more than just a couple of pages now. Professor William’s response to my introductory email was, “This class is designed to teach structure.” She was correct in that it does, she also said I was in good hands, and she couldn’t have been any more correct about that.

The assignments in this class were both easy but challenging at the same time. I found it challenging to get started on my essays, but once I did get started, it was cake to finish. For each assignment, I found it easier to get started after I read the sample essays that Professor Williams provided us. I thought this was very helpful and I am appreciative for her doing that.

The memoir essay was an easy one for me. I wrote about the worst day I ever had in my life. I thought it was easy because it was as simple as writing down my memories of that day.
The profile/observation essay was also an easy one. I chose to do my observation on something that was meaningful to me. By choosing to profile a place that was near to my heart, I was able to express my feelings towards the place and how it has changed over the years.

I had some trouble getting started on the evaluation essay. I was trying so hard to come up with a subject that I was neutral on, and it is very difficult to do! Everything I could come up with, I realized that I was very biased on the subjects I wanted to write about. Therefore, I decided to write about Hilton Hotels Corporation. A company that I am very familiar with, yet I...
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