~ Section I ~ When I entered college, I thought I could write just about anything. For a while I think that was true when I was writing two or three pages of literary narratives, rhetorical analyses, and literary analyses. I will admit my grammar and syntax isn’t always on point and writing can always… Continue reading Final reflective memo: My composition I journey
Who do you look up too? In Benjamin Percy’s “Refresh, Refresh,” the author writes a story about two boys growing up with their father’s out at war. Within the piece Percy pushes the idea that fathers shape who their sons grow up to be by showing how the boys work to make them proud, how… Continue reading Literary analysis: Our role models
I choose mass communications as my major because I enjoy stories. I’ve always enjoyed reading and writing and that’s what I want to continue doing in the future. I feel in this major I get to study the work of others and see how their work affects the masses before I get to venture off… Continue reading My professor gives the inside scoop on social science writing
In Regan Manwell Sowinski’s editorial “Stop Blaming Teachers: Send Texts Instead”, Sowinski pushes the message that American education materials need to adopt viewpoints from all sides of the culture it teaches. Sowinski advocates for this change in the classroom by reasoning through the materials in current use and speculating what they could be, establishing her… Continue reading Rhetorical analysis: Should education be reformed?
If I had to choose one word to describe how the writing I’ve done in school makes me feel, I would say secure. Almost every piece of writing I’ve submitted has had a formula to it. I’ve always had a certain structure to my writing that’s acted as a security blanket for my assignments since… Continue reading Literary narrative: How I adopted my default writing structure