Persuasive Essay

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  • Write-Rinse: Improving My Writing Skills

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    Write -- Rinse -- Revise Paper number one has been written, rewritten, dissected, tested, regurgitated, mopped up, rinsed, revised and rewritten – again. I honestly arrived to English-112E entirely clueless with respect to the review process of completing a college writing assignment. I am subsequently no longer clueless; therefore, upon having my paper graded and returned, I will now begin to polish the positive aspects of my writing skills, as well as evaluate and improve upon the aspects of

  • Personal Narrative: Improving My Writing

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    a sufficient amount of sentences. Next time I write, I will need to make sure each paragraph is at least eight sentences long. The next skill I need to work on is my poor use of transitional phrases. My pretest essay has a severe lack of transitional phrases thus making the overall essay sound choppy. If

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Analysis

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    As I sit here writing my college essay, my mind reflects on my difficult journey to become an adult. I portrayed a happy, positive appearance to others that was really just a facade to cover the inner struggle going on in my mind. Freshman year of high school, I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD. This disorder made easy tasks like opening a door difficult for me. Important skills needed for school, like reading and writing, were especially tough. But even before my diagnosis

  • Personal Reflective Analysis

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    To be able to advance as a writer, constructive criticism is an essential tool. My personal reflection paper received a lot of positive feedback; however, it also received feedback that lets me know what I vigorously need to work on. I also realized that I have grown, even just slightly, from the first preliminary paper in which I first evaluated myself. From reviewing my critiqued reflection paper, the weaknesses and strengths I possess have been more accentuated for me to evaluate and revise more

  • Writing An Argumentative Paper

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    To successfully write an argumentative paper the author must choose a topic they are passionate about, and then write evidence that convinces the reader to side with them, lastly restate why their issue is important. When writing an argumentative paper one must feel strongly for their topic, or the paper will be boring and hard to write. There are many steps into writing an argumentative paper to ensure the reader understands the writers point of view. In an argumentative paper, there are four sections

  • Golden Age Of Magic

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    In the visual essay “now you see it” the author informs the reader about the golden age of magic and its impact of spiritualism during that time period. As well as talk about which great magician were for being known as other worldly beings and which ones were not. This visual essay is effective because it appeals to the readers emotions as well as inform them. The color scheme works for these images because they complement each other. There are a lot of cool colors to match with the warms, which

  • Homeschool Co-Op Reflection

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    At the age of fourteen, I attended a classical homeschool co-op. The end of year writing project was to be an anthology of short stories written by us students-and I had labored over mine for two months. The problem was, the ideas and arguments I wanted to present in my story were far too large to be covered adequately in the 3-4 page limit; in fact, the Sunday before the Monday it was due, I had only managed to shorten it to twelve pages. I was panicking and trying to think of what in the world

  • A Well-Written Argument Analysis

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    well written argumentative essay will potentially inspire people and more importantly, it will be a paper that will make a difference. Argumentative essays are not simple to write, nor do many individuals have the knack for writing one. The writer of a successful argumentative essay needs to include: an intro (something that will grab your reader’s attention), develop the argument with factual information, refute the rival’s arguments, and a conclusion. Introducing your essay is arguably the most crucial

  • J. D. Salinger's Teddy

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    The short story Teddy, by J.D. Salinger, is a story about a ten-year-old boy named Teddy who is extremely matured for his age. The story begins on a cruise ship with Teddy’s mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. McArdle, along with his sister who they call Booper. This short story explains how Teddy sees life and how he lives it. In the following paragraphs I will write about the characters, setting, theme, point of view, and symbolism. The short story, Teddy, consists of five important characters, Mr

  • Of Cannibals By Montaigne

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    happens to come across this paper in the future. I believe that Michel de Montaigne possessed attributes of which great anthropologists today would be envious. Montaigne not only realizes that bias due to ones’ own culture exists, he writes an entire essay, much like an ethnography, in which he discusses the customs and culture of the Brazilian natives discussed in “Of Cannibals” in comparison to the beliefs and customs of his own culture. De Montaigne was clearly a curious and intelligent man, and these