My Final College Essay

1677 Words Jul 13th, 2018 7 Pages
Over the course of Intro to College Writing I have written a total of three essays and turned in. These three essays consist of: Narrative, Profile, and Argumentative. My first essay was the Narrative in which I wrote about the night of my mothers arrest. With this essay. I as a writer was trying to convey the emotions I felt during the experience and describe the many atmospheres that occurred throughout the incident. The only memorable thing from this essay was figuring out how to end the essay in a way that wrapped the entire essay back up in a short meaningful, stylistic way. That I felt I did well with my last line being “That was the first time I had said “I love you” in well, I couldn't tell you.” Through writing that last statement …show more content…
I have learned a great deal about my self as a writer. That I have great potential to write at an advanced level if I can hone my grammar and organization skills. My mind if full of creative and out spoken ways to word certain topics, yet if no one can understand the sentence what use is my writing? I also learned I love writing memorable to the point conclusions as I spent the most time in all of my essays figuring out a witty way to end each with a way of clarity. I also learned how to correct my sentence fragments, how to use commas, and stopping my usage of contractions and “ing” verbs. All these problems I struggled with while in high school, yet teachers simply corrected them and told me to edit in the corrections. I came into college with the rhetorical and critical skills of writing, yet lacked the grammatical abilities to capture A's on my paper. Evaluation, I learned the power of this word in this class. In my earlier years of writing I next to never allowed others to read my paper by my own will power. The only time I did was if a teacher asked if she could use mine as an example. While in this class I found how personally visiting the teacher with a corrected essay is the best form of evaluation possible. Not only do you find out what they want personally from you. You, yourself can to verbally communicate your ideas to them, and they are able to help
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