Essay On Discourse Community

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The most difficult challenge that I have faced so far in college is finding a discourse community that fits my needs. I’m pretty picky when it comes to finding a social group that I would be spending a lot of time in. A discourse community is a group of communicators who share a common goal or interest. One of the discourse communities that I have been apart of for quite some time is the book lovers community. I am a book nerd, I love reading. I love reading adventure books, fantasy books, and science fiction. I love getting lost in a storyline and in another world where I can forget about my troubles. It’s a nice way to escape from the boring realities of everyday life. In real life, I can’t be the Mother of Dragons and fight my way to the Iron Throne but when I read A Game of Thrones, all of that becomes a reality. I am a member of the YA Sisterhood and GoodReads. I found out about YA Sisterhood and GoodReads through Tumblr. After reading The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, I joined both YA Sisterhood and GoodReads because I wanted to discuss the book and see someone else's opinions on the actions of some characters. I wanted to defend my favorite characters, even if they did something horribly stupid or if that character did something that wasn't in the best interest of the main character. For instance, in the Harry…show more content…
I write simply because I want to communicate my personal view on a topic or to share information about a book or article. Writing is essential to be a part of the book lovers community. Expressing our views on characters and their actions is what makes the book community so interesting and fun. Charles William Eliot said that “books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Books are remarkably relatable they helps me learn things about myself, it broadens my imagination, it helps me become more
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