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Destiny Jackson
2/13 discussion
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:37pm
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My personal narrative is really all about how I was raised. It gave insight on my families problems and how we dealt with those problems. My paper was kind of fluffed, but I did use good fluff. The fluff I used was relevant, it just probably did not matter that it was in there. I read through the paper and it is not hard to pay attention to, but it is not a wow factor either. I learned from writing this paper that I actually have a pretty boring life. The strengths in my paper are organization and details. I always organize my paper well and the reader can tell exactly what each paragraph is about before after reading the first paragraph. My conclusion is a summary of the paper, which could also give insight on what the paragraphs are about. The details I used in the paper were excellent. They really described the situations my family went through. I am worried about how the grader will feel about the fluff in the paper. I also think that the paper is pretty boring, once you think about it. I have never really had much of an imagination, so I could not make up a god life changing story. I am worried that the grader will think that my details are irrelevant to the story and pay attention to those and not the actual paper. I donít really know what my writing process was for the paper. I just write and if I donít like it, I will take it out and change it. It usually takes me about three days to actually figure out what is staying in the paper and what is not. Writing papers is not my thing, so I tend to procrastinate and that turns out to be some of my best work. This particular paper is not my best work at all. I have been taught to write on literary analysis. I have never written a paper on my boring life. This paper was challenging, because it took me forever to pick a topic and the topic I picked seemed boring. I am satisfied with the paper, but I probably will not be satisfied with my grade.

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