• Being Black
    specific double bind that keeps two equally powerful elements of our identity at odds with each other.”He strongly uses ethos in his essay, because he gives a plethora of logical examples and ideas about his statements. For example, he states, “What became clear to me is that people like myself, my...
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  • Being an Effective Learner
    make changes with motivation. For me, my goal is to be an effective learner. Hence, in order to be an effective learner, I should strengthen my strengths and improve my weaknesses by being modest about myself, reviewing my notes harder before tests and finishing an essay earlier and go to tutors...
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  • How to Write .
    . Tells your reader the TOPIC of your essay b. And the 3 REASONS you are going to discuss in the body paragraphs of the essay. For Example: One thing I want to change about myself is_______________________. I want to change this because _________________(reason 1...
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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    1) Is the title appealing? if you can make a new title by skimming through the essay and finding an interesting sentence. The title appealing because it is simple about myself. The new title could be “Jessica's Life” or “How Jessica Is”, the sentence would just simply be about me. 2) How...
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  • College
    to a great career. My hopes and fears about college are what I imagine and fret about. Looking forward to my future and telling myself I can go all the way in the career I want to fulfill. I’m going to take this experience and cherish it once I achieve my goal. So, I leave myself one question...
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  • Who Am I?
    time to dig into and generate the thoughts into an understandable essay. Through repeatedly doing this in EWRT211, writing is not an unpleasant task but a challenging work instead, where I enjoy doing it. After the class, I have a better understanding in myself and able to articulate myself with a...
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  • Life Without Television
    important thing about essays is that you have to be truthful most especially if it asks for information regarding yourself such as this topic: “essay about myself”. Forego minor details that would only make your essay appear longer. Focus on the important aspects such as your hobbies, what you do...
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  • Narrative Essay
    have said that till I was tired of hearing it myself. I now need to show him as actions speak louder than words. The hardest part of this essay was allowing myself to express myself and use situations in my past to write this essay. This time there was no easy part about it. I found out...
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  • My Kind of Writing
    Merola Page 1 of 2 Lyndsay Merola English 1100-05 My Kind of Writing There are many different types and styles of writing with their own purpose. I can express myself and others in all different kinds of ways. For example there is expository writing, descriptive writing, Narrative writing...
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  • Learning Styles
    was here in the first place. My prior study habits were almost non-existent before this class. I really never knew how to study or prepare myself for exams, so when I came to college I had a huge wake up call. High school was nothing compared to the midterms, in-class-essay exams, and the overall high...
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  • Global Warming
    time. Anne Lamott talks in her article about how many of her students or anyone in general have many thing to do. For example, homework essays they do not do because they have other things to do. There is always an excuse for everything. Why, because they do not want to do it. “ They start to...
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  • Gay Marriage
    much and made me open up more about myself. The three essays I chose to write about are “A Journey toward Acceptance and Love” by Greg Chapman, “The Power and Mystery of Naming Things” by Eve Ensler, and “Growth That Starts from Thinking” by Eleanor Roosevelt. Each of these essays somehow resemble a...
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  • block lecture synopsis
    writing capabilities. My main concern about the writing process is bringing together the final and finished product. In the past, I have doubted myself as a proficient writer and lacked the confidence in myself to be able to adequately create a sufficient essay. As the old saying goes “you are your...
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  • ACL reconstructive sugery
    essay, I am readily capable of citing my sources and writing in MLA format. This is also a great example of my ability to write in an evaluation format. In the two pieces of writing I’ve had the pleasure of doing in the evaluation format I have excelled. The first evaluation essay I wrote...
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  • Vanegas
    textbook” (Langan, 2001, p. 177). Exercise 1 First, let us look at scrambled sentences from a paragraph of this essay and unscramble them to test our understanding of logical organization. I witness the little cruelties that people inflict on each other. Last week, I found myself worrying less about...
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  • Myself the Writer
    Myself, the Writer My relationship with writing usually depends on the setting. I hate having to write in class because it doesn’t give me the freedom in laying down thinking about what I’m going to write and then using the computer to type my essays. I also hate those “writing tests” that...
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  • How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success
    , 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...
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  • The Choice
    In preparation for a segment on NBC’s “Today” show this morning, I reached out to the admissions offices at the University of Virginia and Occidental College in California for examples of essays that they considered memorable — for good, or ill. Before I share some of these samples, a caveat...
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  • Struggle of Writing
    completely different thought. I believe most essays should be formal, especially college level essays. However, it really does depend on what type of writing a person is doing. For example, if I am writing about myself, it is impossible to write in a formal manner. I need to use words like I, me, and...
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  • How It Feels to Be Colored Me
    compelling. Zora Neale Hurston’s use of different forms of rhetorical strategies helps the audience change their viewpoint on this topic and possibly lean more on the side of Hurston. The essay has to have been persuasive because she made me think about myself, and try and see myself as being more unique. She makes all this negative differences in people and turns them into positive attributes and that’s why I find this essay persuasive....
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