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Thomas Grotheer
Re: 9/26 Discussion
Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:13pm
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I think I am the most proud of the way I tied in the examples and events that I included to help prove my thesis. I enjoyed talking about the events that happened so it was relatively easy to write about it in my paper. This made it a strong point in my paper. If I was less comfortable talking about the specific events than the paper would have been harder to write and maybe even awkward. The specific examples that I used were listed in chronological order as well which was not very difficult to do because they were so fresh and recent to me. Because they were so important to me I could make it very easy to tell that it had a very big impact on my life which was the prompt of the paper. One thing that I did not feel very strongly about was my grammatical errors. It seemed that every time I looked through the paragraphs I would find a few missing commas or the sentences led nowhere and could be deleted. When I had it reviewed by my roommateís girlfriend she helped me find as many errors as possible. I had to re-read if it felt like hundreds of times just to make sure I did not leave any stupid mistakes such as forgetting a period or a sentence that I did not finish. I had to get some of my friends to help my form sentences where I couldn't make words come together to make them. I started off my paper the Monday before it was due so I had a week to write it. At first it took me a while to get the creative juices flowing but once I got my thesis written I planned out how I was going to finish it. I decided to write a page every day until Thursday when I would send it to my parents, aunt, and anyone else who I knew could give me some advice. When it came to Thursday I had the whole thing done and I was ready to send it away to get it revised. My parents gave me alright advice but my aunt writes proposals for her job so she gave me great advice. 376

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