Personal Experience: My Weaknesses and Strenghts as a Writer

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela. Some people say that change is a bad thing, and some say that change is a blessing. Change is what makes us human. It is what enables us to grow wiser and stronger, and it is also what allows us to love, hate, and grow. I have grown so much since I have started the eighth grade in ways that I love, and ways that I have not yet recognized. I have learned and changed greatly throughout mathematics, science, and history, but I have learned the most about writing properly. Throughout the year, I have changed and recognized my strengths and weaknesses as a writer, my strategies and my progression, and what has caused change and the change to come.…show more content…
She taught me grammar and how to write, which solved many of my writing problems. Through all of the writing assignments and tests/quizzes on grammar, my writing has improved immensely. She has taught me how and what many grammar subjects look like. For example conjunctions, verb tenses, objectives, independent and dependent clauses, direct objects, indirect objects, predicate nominatives, and the list continues to grow. Even though I have been taught so much, these areas still give me trouble and I wish to keep improving these areas throughout my entire life. The last thing that I have discovered is the writing I enjoy and the writing that troubles me. The specific type of writing that I enjoy the most is historical fiction. I love the setting and how it ties into real historical events that actually happened. I also like how the author will incorporate a whole new set of characters and a wonderful plot that leads into real events. A good example is from a novel titled The Alchemyst which stated that while a magician was running away from a necromancer in Ireland, the necromancer accidently released the famine that caused the Irish Potato Famine which was an actual event but the characters in the novel are not real and had nothing to do with the Irish Potato Famine. That is the writing that I enjoy reading the most. My favorite kind of writing as the writer is non fictional essays like the OHRP essay. The type of writing that I dislike or gives me

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