My Reflection Of Writing

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I thought about how I wanted to write this week’s reflection for a few days. This one is going to be different. My story begins at the end of the week. This week’s reflections are supposed to focus on syntax. I did not even know what that is so I had to look it up. After studying in depth, I understand that I should focus on making a well formed sentence. That doesn't seem to hard. As a lawyer, I can only imagine that syntax is not only important but absolutely essential to your success. When thinking about well formed sentences, I can not help but think of Paul Laurence Dunbar. I have to be honest and say that I have not appreciated literature in a very long time. While I was at the Dunbar House I realized that this is a problem. When Mr. Tregre asked who read “The Lawyer’s Way” I raised my hand because I had read it. My problem was that I did not understand it. This is not the first time that I have looked at a piece and, without a doubt, I know that it was eloquent and beautifully written. Despite knowing this, I couldn't comprehend it immediately. Examples of this include the Odyssey, The Tempest, and the list goes on. SWEL is teaching me that to be a good writer one must be a good reader. I love historical homes. This past spring, my mom and I went to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Normally, I know a fair deal about the building and it's owner before going but the Dunbar house was quite different. I had no knowledge going in other than what I had

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