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Jeremy Knowles
Online Discussion 11/21
Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:06pm
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At the beginning of the semester I thought I was going to hate ENGL 1100. I thought ďThis is going to be hard, I am going to fail, the professor is going to be an asshole, etc.Ē But it actually turned out really good. I actually did not dread going to class every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I liked the laid back (but also effective) atmosphere of the class and how involved you were with the students. It was entertaining and gave a good comic relief to my day and I got along with everyone and made some new friends. Compared to high school, ENGL 1100 was one hundred percent different from my other English classes. There was cursing, sexually graphic stories and violence in the material which was a big no-no for my past classes. My past English classes were either TOO laid back, or not laid back enough so I did what I could just to pass the class and get out of there. What I benefited from the class was it opened up my mind to new topics to research. For example, I had a hard time finding a topic for the argument paper but then I realized I could literally pick any topic I wanted instead of the basic clichť topics, and I did and it made the paper way easier to write because it was something I was interested in. It also helped me improve my writing skills and how to affectively analyze stories and it produced good results. I liked the stories we read as well, they were very interesting and had a good story and had a good meaning to them. There was little I least benefited from ENGL 1100. The biggest thing would probably be I was second guessing myself a lot because I did not know if you would count off for it or not. The hard grading was probably the least beneficial (of course) but that was mostly my fault. It was unbeneficial but also beneficial at the same time because now I actually pay attention to what I am writing.

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