This is the 11th discussion. In order to fully appreciate the magnitude, go to the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOO5S4vxi0o Be honest, there is no expectation of brown-nosing. Describe your experience in this class. How has this been different from previous English classes you've taken? What (if... more
Now that the argument paper is handed in, describe your process for writing your paper. What was the greatest challenge in writing it for you? What do you feel are the strong points of your paper? What are you most concerned about with your paper?
I have been pondering the idea for an argumentative topic for a couple of days now, and I have honestly had a difficult time deciding what to write on. My frustration grew to the point where I just started googling topics in order to find something that might spark my interest. Most of the examples were things such as ... more
What stories are you writing your Boyle paper on? What theme or difference in comparison/contrast are you writing about? What parts of the stories best support your claims about the characters and your analysis of the author's views? Have a fun and safe Spring Break.
Which option for the Boyle paper assigment are you choosing, compare/contrast or theme? Which stories do you want to write your paper on and why? What do you think those stories tell us about Boyle's opinions?
What has been your reaction to the TC Boyle Stories? Which one(s) did you like (if any) so far and why? Which one(s) have you disliked and why? How do the Boyle stories and discussions compare to previous works you've read in English classes?
Now that you have submitted your personal narrative papers, what are your thoughts on your paper? What do you feel are the strengths of your paper? What are you most apprehensive about in your paper? What was your writing process for the paper?
I think my paper was the most personal I have written in a long time. I forgot how liberating it can be to bear your soul with pen and paper. At first I was afraid that I had shared too much, and then remembered that ultimately this was for me. This personal narrative allowed me to think about things that at one point ... more
Choose one of the following quotes to identify with and explain why you chose it. "Two road diverged in a wood, and I, I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." -Robert Frost "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." -Friedrich Nietszche
Describe your experiences in previous English classes. What have you found most beneficial? Least beneficial? What kinds of writing assignments did you complete? How do you think this semester may be different than previous experiences?
In high school, English was fairly easy. In previous English classes I have learned about things like grammar, punctuation, spelling, and how to properly write a paper. My previous teachers have taught me how to format a paper before writing it. They have also taught me the steps to revise and edit my paper.... more