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  • Its all about the memories we made and the knowledge we gained (Blog 13) - As we are at the end of this semester I would like to dedicate this blog to my personal experiences that I came across. The semester started of with everything being new; a new country, a new college and especially new people. I met several people during the orientation week. Some of whom are really […]
  • Stedman’s Article on Common Errors while Citing (Blog 12) - Stedman’s article on citations was really helpful as it highlighted the places where people usually tend to go wrong while citing. As a person who is new to the norm of citation while writing, Stedman’s article helped me to gain insight on what not to do and how to try to fix these issues. She […]
  • Perseverance is the key to success (Blog 11) - Most of us have at one point or another faced countless hurdles which seem to hard to overcome. Especially when you have multiple such hurdles at the same time. As a student most of us face various hurdles related to our academics. Be it grades or getting into our major or even choosing the right […]
  • A Journey into the past - As I revise and work on my final portfolio, I often find myself reminiscing about those days where I worked and thought about what I would write about. It’s a wonderful process to work on a portfolio, you get to revise and work on your past assignments. Going back allows you to grow and notice […]
  • #Blog Post: 12 – Reflection - As the semester has come to an end, I intend to reflect on the knowledge that I gained from the writing course. Yes, it was challenging but it allowed me to understand my potential in this field. The first assignment, profile essay seemed to be simple at first, however, I could comprehend it’s depth and […]
  • Blog#12 revise for eportfolio - Besides revising the essay, I also need to start making my eportfolio. As for me, this is also very important. This is the record of my writing class. I value making my eportfolio very much. This is my first project in college that I can write in my profile after. As for eportfolio, our school […]
  • #Blog Post: 11 – How Reading Strategies Helped me - The Says/Does Approach: The Says/Does Approach to reading has helped me out a lot in my college days so far. Usually when I am faced with big paragraphs while practicing or while writing an exam, this approach really helps me out to figure out the core meaning or the context of the paragraph. Most of […]
  • #Blog Post: 10 – Importance of Citing Sources Successfully - Stedman in his article, “Annoying Ways People use Sources” outlines how our writing may be perceive by the readers if it has not been cited appropriately. As Stedman stated, either they will assume that, “you don’t know the generally accepted practices of using sources” or “You know the guidelines but don’t care” which will make […]
  • #Blog Post: 9 – The Smooth Approach to Writing Research - Writing a research argument may involve a diverse range of ideas to explore the topic. This process of examination could create ambiguity in our thoughts and hence, make it difficult to stick to the main point. We tend to think that writing will be the tough part, however, if we are successful in looking for […]
  • Blog#11 Research Paper revise - After discussing with professor lucenko, I revised my research paper. I have never written such a essay before. This challenges not only my English, but also my ability to analyze the social issue. My research topic is poverty in the United States. I found a lot of materials. Such as peer-review articles and some news […]
  • Final - This is the time approach the end of this semester, it was very quick. I was thinking about did I do the good job this semester? Maybe my answer is not. I always forgot something need to do, and like to put everything at the end, so during the last two weeks, I go a […]
  • What Stedman’s Article Taught Me! - ‘Annoying Ways People Use Sources’ by Kyle D. Stedman uses driving as a metaphor to compare it to the way some people use sources in a humorous way. Following the conventions for using sources is something that can be easily followed, yet these errors are very common. Personally, I took quite a long time to […]
  • As time speeds by… - Our life is hard won now. What is the most important thing in life? Is it money? Freedom? Is it happiness? In my opinion, this is just a part of life. Time is the hardest thing to say. Cherish the time, absorb the knowledge taught by teachers every minute, make every note every minute, every […]
  • My Grammatical Errors - There are many grammatical mistakes that I come across when it comes to reviving my drafts. Although I do not notice them as I am drafting, I would always find them when I begin to edit and revise. Some of the common revision mistakes that I make is not having a comma in a compound […]
  • What stumbles me the most when it comes to writing? : Wordy sentences and Vague words - When it comes to writing there is no doubt that we all have elements we could improve on. For me it is wordy sentences and vague words. I often have too many ideas that I want to write about and they all just spill onto my paper. The reason that this is a problem is […]
  • Blog Post #11 - I recently visited the writing center to have my rhetorical analysis essay peer edited. My tutor had many good recommendations for me. One thing he pointed out was that my essay was written in the first person making it a little less informal. This wasn’t necessarily a problem he just said I should confirm that […]
  • Stedman teaches me a Couple of Things… - Takeaway’s from Stedman’s Article: The first “Annoyance” which he mentioned is something that even I feel when reading an essay, if it exists in it. Using quotations without context is definitely not appropriate. It gets the reader confused and somewhat perplexed. Even I had the habit of committing this mistake quite often. I would just […]
  • Baldwins Put me in Deep Thought… - As I wrote my rhetorical analysis, which by the way I felt was the hardest assignment on this course, I got to know a lot about African American community here in the United States and everything they have gone through. When I was writing my essay and was looking for points that I can form […]
  • Going from an Amateur to a Pro Writer. - You know I derive the inspiration to write this post from Donald Murray’s, “The Maker’s Eye”. In his essay he is able to bring out the differences in between amateur and professional writers. I always thought of myself as a good writer. I had been praised so much back in middle school and high school […]
  • Blog Post #10 - When researching about gender equity in the AUDL I was shocked by some of the information I found. One thing in particular that took me by surprise was when Jesse Shofner said that she doesn’t feel as though the AUDL is the highest level of ultimate frisbee. She feels as though club teams have a […]
  • Blog Post #9 - For my research topic I chose “Gender Equity in The AUDL”. The AUDL is The American Ultimate Disc League which is “the highest level of the sport” (not really). In the AUDL you don’t have to pay to play. But there is only 1 female player, Jesse Shofner. In my essay I talk about her […]
  • Blog Post #7 - While editing my rhetorical analysis paper I looked back on some of the rhetorical analysis papers I had wrote in AP literature last year in high school. My teacher also gave us some sheets on what not to do and I was able to find those and found that one thing I was doing too […]
  • What Is Rewriting? - In Joseph Harris’ “Rewriting,” he describes how the process of rewriting and rethinking is harder than it seems. He states that the process of rewriting is similar to playing chess, serving in tennis or teaching a class, which which are all difficult things to do when you first begin. It is always difficult to redo […]
  • Blog Post 11 (Devin O’Leary) - For my research paper I am writing about gun violence and protecting the second amendment. I found six sources to help me write this research assignment. Two of which are peer reviewed sources. I used six total sources while writing my research paper, only using one of them to support the counterclaim to my argument. […]
  • Blog Post #8 - When thinking about my topic for the research paper at first I was leaning towards doing something about concussions in sports, and then concussions in ultimate frisbee. But then I had the idea of writing about Women in ultimate frisbee. In Minnesota we have a program called the Girls Ultimate Play Initiative that works on […]
  • blog post #6 - For my rhetorical analysis essay I have chosen to write about Vongkiatkajorn’s article “Here’s How You Can Fight Back Against Disinformation”. She organizes her article by questions that a reader would commonly ask such as “what is disinformation” and “what can i do to combat misinformation and disinformation” making sure to answer questions people might […]
  • blog post #5 - After reading Nussbaum’s essay “Beyond Anger” I was surprised by some of the points made. One thing in particular that surprised me was when she said “that the angry person wants some type of payback, and that this is a conceptual part of what anger is. In other words, if you don’t want some type […]
  • Genome editing and the real world - Let’s say you have an event your looking forward too, whether that be, grading papers, reading blogs or getting a medal for being an amazing teacher, there is one thing that ruins all these events, getting sick. Few things are worse than being extremely sick and having your whole life shutdown because some microscopic thing […]
  • Stedman States (WB11) - After reading Stedman’s “Annoying Ways People Use Sources.” His use of categorization allows him to propel some readers into connecting and understanding citations. However, where this paper fails is in diversification. When Stedman breaks down the annoying ways that people use sources, he categorizes these strategizes into several “fun” categories aimed to connect the reader […]
  • The Struggles of Editing and Rewriting - In Joseph Harris’ “Rewriting,” he describes how the process of rewriting and rethinking is harder than it seems. He compares rewriting to “playing chess, or serving in tennis, or teaching a class” which are all difficult things to do when you first begin. I agree with his claim because the editing and revising process are […]
  • Comparing Pollen’s and my opinions made on fast food - I agree with most of Pollen’s points of view after reading this article, I wouldn’t blame the western diet exclusively as the role reason that makes people become sick, because I think people have made their own decisions on what they want to eat, what they will consume, to be healthy or not. I think […]
  • Road to becoming a successful writer! - Transitioning from highschool to college, my writing has changed dramatically. As I mentioned in my previous blogs, growing up I was an extremely lazy writer. I always did the bare minimum to get past. As I grow into college, I have been picking up a lot of a good habits that are only gonna make […]
  • Annoying Ways People Use Sources - One of the concepts that are useful in writing, specifically with regards to sources, is introducing quotations. Essentially, when one does not introduce a quotation but rather initiates a sentence on its own, the readers lack a clear understanding of the background of a given piece of text. A suitable approach in this regard is […]
  • What I Have Seen Behind Fast Food after reading Pollen’s article “Escape from the Western Diet” - Pollen introduced the idea of Denis Buritt, in his article “Escape from the Western Diet”, by stating “‘The only way we’re going reduce disease’, he said, ‘is to go backwards to the diet and lifestyle of our ancestors’”. (423) then Pollen added his minds on this, is that he thinks the problem people facing now […]
  • A Good Researched Argumentative Essay - An argumentative essay requires that the writer create a dispute about an idea. They are supposed to support a particular point of view. Additionally, they should use primary and secondary sources to provide evidence. The essay becomes effective when the reader can understand the viewpoint of the writer. Therefore, when writing this type of article, […]
  • “Everything Changes…” by Janice Walker - Janice Walker analyzes the process of citing sources in accordance with different styles. The beginning of the essay indicates that the rules of citation change from year to year, and it is crucial to know the source, from which information comes from. It is the first useful statement, which Janice Walker makes to help the […]
  • Rewritting: Steps to take before Peer Review. - After my meeting with Professor Lucenko and reading the article by Harris, an important question that I should ask myself is “what works? How can [I] build strengths of [my] draft?” (Harris, 99). Well to begin, one thing I need to fix is the use of one of my sources. Professor Lucenko pinpointed how one […]
  • Women’s Rights in India (Blog 10) - The topic of my essay is women’s rights in India. Of late many incidents seem to be cropping up which seem to be like a violation of basic human rights in India. Recently a lot of cases or rapes of not only women but also of young girls as small as the age of 5 […]
  • The Working Thesis (Blog 9) - While searching for the essay I had a fair bit ideas to what I wanted to write about. I thought that I would want to highlight an issue that was current in India as it was something related to my country. Many topics and issues came to my mind. The first topic that seemed to […]
  • Time Management( Blog 8) - Time management is something that I decided to blog upon. Time management is really something that is really important not only for us as students but also for adults. It really plays a vital role in our lives. Of late I realized that I have not been able to manage my duties in a timely […]
  • My first day creating my ePortfolio! - The class we had about the New Digication ePortfolio opened my mind up to something I had never thought of before.  Digication ePortfolios make it easy to present an individual’s talents, background, achievements, progress, and anything he / she wants to share with his / her professor in a safe and customizable digital environment. Learning […]
  • Stasis Questions on Euthanasia/Physician-assisted Death - The term “euthanasia” was coined by English philosopher Francis Bacon to indicate painless easy death, without any suffering or torment. Extreme forms of euthanasia trace way back in our historical timeline. In the early 16th century new borns were examined for any signs of disability, physically or mentally, and if they were found, they were […]
  • Psychology behind Physician-assisted Death - A) I have chosen the psychology behind Euthanasia as my topic. Although several countries have legalized Euthanasia, many people still firmly believe that it is not ethically the right thing to do. This is a highly debatable topic and so I would like to research more about this. B)  Several questions pop into my head […]
  • Affirmative Action - I chose affirmative action as the topic for my research paper. Many schools in the US consider race as a factor in their admissions process, due to Affirmative Action, which means that Universities set aside a certain number of seats for minority applicants. This policy has been disputed for years because some people argue that […]
  • Information-overload - There is a moment, you just get so annoyed by the notifications continuing jumping up in on phone, and you just so tired to check out. It happens a lot, so mostly when people are having vocation, the first thing is to shut down the phone and mailbox. For me three-day long no mailbox-checking is […]
  • #Blog Post: 8 – Living Without Fear - As humans we all have the right to express ourselves freely but even in the 21st century, women find it difficult to break all the personal limitations established by the society. India, the country of rich cultural heritage and diversity has regarded women with respect and dignity since the ancient times. However, with the fast […]
  • Stasis Questions: Food Security - The social crisis that I choose for the research essay is food security. Food security is one of the public concerns that is related to natural environment, economy policy, social crisis, government or public relief. Telling by its name, when food is insufficient to consumers, food security can refer to the accessibility of enough food so that […]
  • #Blog10 Stasis Questions - The United States of America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and is the third country in population, which equals to 326 625 791 inhabitants. The Americans have built a real democratic society with the second world’s largest economy, “with a per capita GDP of $59, 500” (“The World Factbook”), which ranks world’s […]
  • Krause’s essay on developing a working thesis - After reading Krause’s essay on developing a working thesis. The first point should be caught is readers. Who is my readers? My readers are teachers, peers, portfolio readers. Second, When I decided my topic. I should have my own opinions about this topic and I can find sources on computers, I can use library sources. I need […]
  • Stasis Exercise: Limiting Meat Consumption - Before America became so industrialized, a primary way to obtain food was hunting animals. As the population increased and society evolved, a majority of the people did not change their diets along with it, therefore meat consumption has remained high. Since there were more people, more food was needed to sustain them. Subsequently, more land […]
  • Pro-Con - My topic is Poverty in the United States. The United States of America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and is the third country in population, which equals to 326 625 791 inhabitants. The Americans have built a real democratic society with the second world’s largest economy, “with a per capita GDP of […]
  • Blog#9 topic of research paper. - I have thought a lot about my research paper. This is the first time that I write this kind of essay. This is a new challenge for me in English. I was looking for many topics, such as poverty ,gun, immigration. Those are current America social issue. After I found some sources. I decided to […]
  • Should we stop genome editing in order to prevent the creation of “designer babies” - The use of genome editing could end the effect that genetic diseases and other diseases effect the human body. The problem concerning this topic is that there is more regulation coming to the process of genome editing due to the possibility of designer babies arising from this process. A designer baby would be a baby […]
  • Are the Methods Employed In Predictive Policing a Good step into the Future? - Wrongful convictions are something no individual out there choose to be a part of. Either they be due to incorrect witness testimony or due to bad defense lawyers no one wished to be charged for something they didn’t do. Along with wrongful convictions come wrongful suspicions. These prove to be worse because they pose a […]
  • The bigger picture: Police wearing body cameras - Police brutality has been affecting America for a long time. But the past 5 years specifically has aroused the black community. From kneeling during the national anthem to the NFL, to riots and protests it has drastically changed our country. There have been many deaths of many innocent civilians, and many false accusations for innocent […]
  • Why people should pay attention on eating disorder and how it most likely resulted among teen girls? - In the 21st century, with the rapid development of the network in the U.S, opportunities for teenagers to contact with the network are increasing day by day. The youth stage is the transition period from childhood to adulthood, and it is a critical period for their outlook on the lives and values. In this stage, […]
  • Blog Post 10 (Devin O’Leary) - For my research essay I am writing about gun violence and the second amendment in the United States today. My topic is very relevant in our society today. Not even two weeks ago there was a shooting in a church. Some important terms and definitions associated with this topic are “second amendment of the constitution” […]
  • Research topic - I just saw a news about the scientists found there were plastic in our poop. “Every single person out the group 8 had microplastic in their stool, on average about 20 particles for every 3.5 ounces of stool” sais by Dr. Philipp Schwabl. That data was scared, how’s the feeling about someone tells you that […]
  • Information on Gun Violence - In the past few years, gun violence has been a common topic in the news. From the Parkland shooting that took place at Stoneman Douglas High School to a recent shooting that happened in a Pittsburg Synagogue. These are some of many examples gun violence and shootings. Although many people are devastated by these tragic […]
  • Stasis questions: Facts/Problems - Until the 1970’s, rehabilitation was a key part of the U.S Prison policy. Institutions saw it as a way for prisoners to develop occupational skills and resolve their psychological problems- such as substance abuse or aggression. However, rehabilitation has decreased because prison systems wanted to make sure they abided by the prison’s main function to […]
  • Nuclear Energy? - The topic that I want to focus on is that of nuclear energy. More specifically about the fact that Nuclear Energy should be used more in order to reduce as much of the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The reason being is because of the fact that Nuclear doesn’t […]
  • Blog Post 9 - For our research essay I have chosen to write about gun violence and the second amendment. I will be touching on many aspects of the issue such as recent events, the second amendment, and “loose restriction” on firearms. It is a very important issue and debate in our society today. There was even a shooting […]
  • Why women choose abortions - The topic I choose is should abortion be banned. Abortion is one of the most popular social issues the U.S. facing nowadays. Although U.S. abortion rate is decreasing every year, still many women choose to terminate a pregnancy. Abortion is forbidden in many religions, while so many people believe in God in the U.S., why […]
  • Should Children with psychiatric problems be tried as adults? - The topic I am interested in researching is “whether or not children with a psychiatric problem should be tried as adults.” I chose this topic because of a recent season of American Horror story I just finished, where they are in an asylum with people who committed a degree of crimes during the 1960’s. However, […]
  • Is Racial Profiling an Effective tool in Predictive Policing? - The topic that I am choosing to go with is the modern day technique that is used by the law enforcement to predict crimes committed by individuals. There was an article that I read by New York Times which suggested that crime rates have drastically decreased since 1990’s as compared to now and this has […]
  • Controlling Reactions Instead of Revenge - Anger is always around, heightened for some and not as apparent in others. In Martha Nussbaum’s “Beyond Anger”, she discusses a deeper meaning behind anger and the struggle against it. Over the years I’ve learned how hot-headed I can be. After regretting many outbursts, I realized it was time I make a strict conscious effort […]
  • When We’re Allowed to be Biased - I was taught to not believe everything I hear, and to think for myself before I believe something. In school when I was first learning how to conduct a research paper, the biggest emphasis was to use valid, well-credited sources. I didn’t hear the term “fake news” very much until the 2016 US presidential election. […]
  • How should human genome editing be regulated around the globe? - https://doi-org.proxy.library.stonybrook.edu/10.1016/j.neures.2018.07.003 https://www.nature.com/news/don-t-edit-the-human-germ-line-1.17111 genome editing stopping due to designer babies Why shouldn’t we save lives if the
  • Gun violence and the right to bear arms - A large debate and issue the past few years in the United States has been gun violence. Countless school and church massacres have been reported with so many innocent lives taken away. There is such a large debate on the restriction on firearms, but is it the “loose restriction” that are the problem? There are […]
  • Research Essay Topic - The topic for my essay is Women’s Rights in India. The reason I chose this topic is because lately most of the issues that seem to be popping up on any given news channel is related to crimes against women and gender inequality. Recently women have also been fighting for equal religious rights. Many Muslim […]
  • Should law enforcement wear cameras while working? - A growing issue in the United States is police brutality. There’s never been more accusations of police causing such bad acts, with no evidence. There has multiple cases that lasted months, including the murder of Michael Brown which shifted the country dramatically. Michael Brown’s case specifically caused many riots and protests,  that also ended up […]
  • Is limiting meat consumption a feasible request? - You’ve heard of vegan and vegetarian diets. Maybe you’ve tried it, or maybe you think its too radical and impossible to live that way. However, limiting meat consumption does not have to be so radical. Popular arguments for vegan and vegetarian diets consist of environment, health, and ethical factors.  For this topic, I want to […]
  • Redlining: Racism in the 21st Century - I first came across “Redlining” in a Sociology class. I was very fascinated by the subject, as it filled me with so many questions. For me, it was clearly a way of racial discrimination and segregation which banks constantly denied. Redlining is a way for banks and insurance companies to not insure or loan certain […]
  • Gun Control - The topic I have chosen to write about is gun control because there has been many mass shootings that has happened within the past few years. Additionally, there hasn’t been many changes to limit the use of guns even though these shootings are still occurring. What laws are in place right now about having a […]
  • Redlining: Racism in the 21st Century. - Redlining is the marking of a certain neighborhoods, usually racially associated neighborhoods so that banks and insurance can have a reason to give loans or insure houses. When I discovered how often this happens, and how it is unfair I was shocked that it is still happening. in effect these neighborhoods were left undeveloped, as […]
  • Can Crime Be Ethically Predicted - Crimes are something that no country tolerates, and they do all they can to prevent crimes and keep their residents and citizens safe. If we look at the statistics crime rates are consistently on the fall, which is a boon for society. The credit goes to all the law enforcement and everyone involved who work […]
  • Why we should filter what we received online? - The most common clinical manifestations of eating disorder are usually referred to anorexia and bulimia. But other food related diseases, such as avoidance / restriction, eating disorders, overeating, body image disorders, and food phobia, have become increasingly common. Other food-related disorders, like avoidant/restrict food intake disorder, binge eating, body image disorders, and food phobias, are […]
  • How I was betrayed in WRT 102 WB9 - When tasked with coming up with three research topics one came to my mind very easily. The topic of the Mexican drug war is a slam dunk for me. Not only is this a topic that interests me, but I’ve already done a research paper in high school about this exact topic. To add, not […]
  • The conundrum of rhetorical analysis WB8 - After completing the rhetorical analysis paper, except for a few grammatical issues, I can look back at the paper and reflect. The project provided me with the ability to analyze strategies to persuade as well as inform. Whether this ability is a gift or a curse, I don’t know. The ability to analyze these strategies […]
  • Blog Post #5 - In Martha Nussbaum’s “Beyond Anger,” she discusses anger and how we should deal with anger. Anger is an emotion we all face someday and will continue to face. Anger is inescapable unless specific methods such as meditation are utilized. In the article, Nussbaum mentions meditation as an effective way to make anger less controlling. Nelson […]
  • Thinking about my Topic - In the recent research project that we were given, we were able to choose our own topics to write about.  Since there are so many social issues that are happening right now, it is difficult to decide and pin point one topic to focus on. But the topic that stands out for me is gun […]
  • Blog#8 Peer Review -     Peer Review is a really helpful work for each other. It can help each other find their mistakes. At the same time. We also can learn from each other. In a shareable essay, though reading others’ essay. We can learn their ideas and some writing skills. It can help us improving ourselves and getting ideas. […]
  • Krause helping in my writing - I’ve recently been assigned a research paper, which personally I’m very hyped for. Growing up I’ve always like to participate in debates and honestly I just enjoyed winning arguments. I feel like when I have the right evidence, I’m dominant in any situations of arguing. This is why I’m excited for this paper. I can […]
  • Topics I want to research about! - In high-school I got the opportunity to take up Psychology as one of my core subjects. Ever since, I have been insanely passionate and curious about human psychology. Understanding how our mind works fascinates me and I have always been open to learning more about our mind and behavior, even outside class. Since Psychology is […]
  • The Working Thesis - While I have not chosen one single topic that I want to research, I have selected three causes that I am interested in and will do further research in order to narrow down my topic. The first topic I am interested in is the gender wage gap in Korea which is important to me because […]
  • Peer Review: Pros or Cons? Blog7 - As I continue in my process of drafting this week I have deadline to meet for the peer review. Peer reviewing is something that is really different from the actual reviewing process that I am used to. However the peer reviews for both my essays so far turned out well. I feel that peer review […]
  • #Blog Post: 7 – Values Shape Our Decisions - Before coming to Stony Brook University, I attended University of Delhi in India for two years, to pursue Applied Psychology (Hons.) where not only did I gain knowledge of psychological concepts but also learnt about leadership skills, abilities to perform research and participate in national competitions. When I first made the decision of studying abroad, […]
  • #Blog Post: 6 – What I learnt While Drafting The Rhetorical Analysis - When I first began writing my draft for the rhetorical analysis, I felt confused about how to organise my points. In the past, I have written research papers and essays, however, it was the first time that I had to analyse a writer’s thoughts onto the paper. I wrote my rhetorical analysis on Nussbaum’s article […]
  • #Blog Post: 5 – Mindset: The Elevator to Success - The frame of mind we maintain can do wonders for us, specially in today’s competitive lifestyle. We as humans, are offered with a number of opportunities and challenges and it is up to us how we perceive and seek them at the end of the day. If I were to choose, I would select mental […]
  • The Creative Journey - Drafting is a very creative and wonderful process where you start with a small idea that keeps growing and expanding until you’re writing a whole essay. When I start working on a paper, what I do first is write all of my thoughts no matter how messy and irrelevant they may be. I start writing […]
  • Drafts Messy or Important? Blog 6 - Behind every successful writing there is always a long number of messy drafts. Drafting is something that is really important in the writing process especially in the enhancing process of the writing. In fact just as most people believe the more the drafts the better the writing. While I worked on my rhetorical analysis essay, I […]
  • Blog Post #5 - The disinformation is big issue in our information environment right now. From the Vongkiatkajorn’s article Here’s How You Can Fight Back Against Disinformation, I become thinking this issue. Before I read the article, I never thought about disinformation can effect our life, and bring a bad influences. I think everyone will have the same feeling […]
  • #Blog Post: 4 – The Journey to Essay Writing - When I first started writing, I could realise that it is one of the most important form of self-expression, however, it is requires precision and practice to get across our message without any ambiguity. One of the common problems that I face during essay writing is meeting the word limit. I sometimes overrun the limit […]
  • Blog Post 8 (Devin O’Leary) - I have been having trouble while writing my rhetorical analysis essay. I’m just having a lot of trouble connecting my ideas to the words on my paper. After our peer review in class I did gain some more insight on what I was going to do with my essay. I have a direction that I’m […]
  • The Need for Inspiration - Every since this writing class has started, I was always confused on what to write and the topic I wanted to talk about. Every time I am on this page, I would stare at it and my mind would blank out. I am still not used to free writing because I feel like my mind […]
  • We should filter information from the internet - Social media is the term for many different types of communications between countries around the world. It also can be referred to as “globalization.” When we look into social media, its effects on the world could be good or bad, depending on the perspective. Social medias play a very important role in the world in […]
  • Being Sick and Falling Behind - I bet we all remember not wanting to go to school and telling our parents how ill we are. In fact, we probably even went to extremes to make sure our parents believed us and wouldn’t allow us to go to school. But college is different. I’ve been sick for over almost two weeks now […]
  • The road to be a successful writer pt 2! - Writing has been hitting me hard especially these past few days. Recently I was assigned a writing assignment, it was a rhetorical analysis based on a reading we chose individually. Initially, I thought this would be a piece of cake, but it ended up being one of the hardest assignments of my life. When I […]
  • How the Peer-Review helped me! -   After several rough drafts and attempts at making my first rhetorical essay a good one, I was beginning to look at my essay from only my point of view. I had read Morrison’s speech, “Be Your Own Story”, but what about someone who had not read her speech? Would they still understand my rhetorical […]
  • What is Overthinking And How To Stop It? - She said good morning to me, did she just was nice to me or she was just being polite? Maybe she knew I wanted to say hi and talked first, so does this mean I should have said hi first? If I had just said hi first, maybe she wouldn’t have responded. It is kind […]