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Amy Brey
2/22 Discussion
Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:27am
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Writing this paper was very interesting to me because I choose a topic I wanted to learn more about. With that being said I think the easiest thing about writing the paper was learning all about veganism. I enjoyed learning about the topic, and that made researching the paper not as daunting of a task. Also, I was already educated about the topic; therefore writing the paper out of my own knowledge was easier for me. However, the most difficult part of writing my paper was the works cited page and the sources. I tried my best to find sources on the internet that could also be found in print format, this was difficult because not only did I have to find a worthy source but one that would also be classified as a print too. The format of the in text citations was easy, but making sure there were bookends in the proper places was tricky. Also, the works cited page was tricky too because you have to make sure you have all the correct information based on the type of source you collected. Another part that was difficult, as with any paper is the proofreading. I find it helpful to proofread my paper at least once a day if not twice along with working on it intermittedly throughout the day. I find that every time I review it, I find something new to fix or add to it. I am a bit of a perfectionist so I will keep making changes to enhance my paper till the last possible second. Overall, I believe my papers strengths are my common knowledge. I immersed myself in the topic and was able to write a majority of the paper from my own perspective. My paper had a clear topic and the subtopics within it gave the paper a flow and specific details. The weaknesses in my paper may be the citations, and miniscule problems here and there. I feel like the little things are what gets me. Maybe a common mistake that I kept making throughout, or simply sentence structure or grammar. Once I can identify my weaknesses, I will know what to work on when writing the next paper.

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