Reflection Essay

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During the course first semester of freshman year in English 101, I have learned multiple foundations when it comes to writing. When I first entered college, the only knowledge when it comes to writing was the basic of gathering a bunch of information on a piece of paper. Knowing that writing wasn’t my strongest suit throughout my academic career, it was challenging for me. Going through my first college class, which was English 101, I realized that writing is more than just putting words on paper. I have learned the purpose of writing and the structure to make a solid concrete essay such as to create the thesis statement to acknowledge what the reader is going to read and a technique to help edit and limit word, together with discovering a connection with myself in writing.
An element that I learned which was important to an essay was the thesis statement. Over the course of the semester, I wrote various types of essays which the thesis is the main important sentence of the essay. I learned that there was more into the thesis. It grabs the reader’s attention to grasp the idea of what the essay is about and its tone. The process of constructing a solid thesis to complement the essay was a challenge to me. For example, in writing project two, for the rhetorical analysis, I could not create a thesis to grab the reader’s attention about the comparison two articles. This writing was a comparison between the two articles with the strategies that the author uses to connect with

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