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Taylor Wyrick
9/26 discussion
Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:00pm
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What I feel most proud about with my narrative is the amount of emotion I put into it. Linking my emotions to the events in my paper has always been a downfall of mine with writing. I am also proud of the plethora of literary devices I have throughout of my paper because I feel like it really helps strengthen my purpose and it adds flavor. My event that I wrote about was such a moving experience for me, so it was really easy for me to make an emotional connection and execute it well in my paper. What I feel most apprehensive about in my narrative is perhaps my reader wonít be able to make the same connection I did with the events I wrote about and how they impacted my life. That seems like a big thing to me is making sure my reader can connect to my writing with events and Iím hoping that it doesnít fail because if the reader canít then it is just going to seem like I took a mission trip and had a good experience and there is definitely more to it than that. My process for writing the paper was first thinking of an event that impacted my life greatly because I had a lot of them to choose from. Then I chose the event, which was my mission trip to Baltimore, Maryland. After that I made a tree map and connected the events with how they impacted me and made sure to include detailed description. I also used the tree map to properly organize my paper because it is essentially a great organization method. After I thoroughly planned my paper I wrote a rough draft. Once my rough draft was finished I added details, fixed grammatical errors in it. Then I typed my paper from the first revision. After I typed the first revision I printed it out and then checked for grammatical errors and if details or words needed to be added. Once I edited it for a second time I retyped it and since I was pleased with it I added the MLA format to it and printed it and turned it in.

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