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Story Writing




Story 1 Outlines :- An old farmer had four sons – all good for nothing – the farmer on his death bed – summons his sons – tells them that a considerable amount of treasure lies buried in the long neglected fields – then his breath fails – the farmer dies – the sons at work in the fields – dig hard – rains come – sow the seeds – a rich harvest – get the treasure now. 4,572 more words

English Composition

Report Writing

Report Writing

Report (1) : A newspaper reporter was sent to report on a bank robbery. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for a newspaper in about 60 words. 2,590 more words

English Composition

Class Introduction Fall 2014

The first descriptor most people notice about me is the length of my hair. I don’t have any tattoos or piercings, yet I will often receive from new acquaintances a curious glance, an uncomfortable stare, or a remark—either complimentary or off-putting. 1,662 more words


50 Topics For A Narrative Essay - Writedge

50 Topics For A Narrative Essay – Writedge.

Having trouble finding the right topic for your narrative essay? Look no more, for my article provides 50 topics to get your narrative essay started.

Opening Day Speech to my Students


Welcome to the class


Our purpose for coming to gather here is twofold. Ostensibly, that is according to the catalog, we are here to


read and discuss both fictional and non-fictional prose and prepare related writing assignments, including a substantial research-based argument paper requiring library research and documentation and synthesis of materials gathered from diverse sources into a coherently organized paper. 

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Using "You" in Composition

As an English professor, anytime a student employs the use of second person, I cringe.  How many times must I tell them not to use “you.”  I read lines in argument papers that crash into the concepts of Academic Discourse, “The character is unsettled because when you leave home you feel feelings of guilt.”  I do?  431 more words


Teaching Reflection: First day of the semester

As I drive to my college for the first time every late august, I always feel like kind of a phony. I spend my summers working as a low level functionary at an auto repair shop. 235 more words