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Hank Foster
2/13 Discussion
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:42pm
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After writing my personal narrative, it caused me to look back and reflect on things from the past. I enjoyed writing this paper because I was able to go back and think about the great times I had during my childhood and all my friends that I grew up with. I think that my paper turned out as good if not better than I thought it would. I was a littler nervous at first because I did not know what to write about. As I thought about different events in my life I decided to combine some of the most important times into one paper. I sat down and outlined my life in order of how I would write. I started from the beginning and just wrote everything I felt was important. I did not go into this paper with a close minded idea of what I was going to narrate. The greatest strength of my paper is the detail and thought put into the story telling. Each event is carefully described so that the parts that are important are highlighted over anything else. Another strength in my paper is how it flows. I carefully chose stories and events that would fit together and flow throughout the paper. I would say that I was much more apprehensive about my paper when I first started then when I finished. At first, I did not really know what to write about and I feared that I would end up talking about a weak subject that would not be appealing to the audience. After finishing my paper, I was more confident in the subjects I had picked and how I represented them to the audience. I was happy with the way that I described each event in paper and that caused most of the nervousness about my grade to go away. The only other thing that I am nervous about is that the professor may not like the way that I used more than one event from my life in my paper. When I get my paper back, I hope that I get a B or better. I believe that I successfully told a personal story to an audience that does not know me.

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