This Smart learning module will help you to master the art presenting yourself in words by analyzing your experiences. In other words it will help you to master the art of writing good reflective essays. DEFINITION A reflective essay is a piece of writing that expresses your own feelings, views, beliefs, attitudes and observations about a particular subject in connection with a personal experience. It will allow you to reflect on your personal experiences and express the impact of those experiences in your personal life. The goal of a reflective essay is to not only to narrate your personal experiences but to assess them in the light of the emotions they have aroused in you, the change they brought in your life, your findings in connection with the experiences and
How does a counsellor differ from a friend? Introduction This essay will explore the question; How does a counsellor differ from a friend? Firstly it will define, for the purpose of this discussion, the meaning of both a friend and a counsellor. It will then review some of the differences of the two but also the similarities and how these present themselves within the two categories of Friend and Counsellor. Throughout the essay I will draw on my own personal experiences of the friendships that I have been exposed to in my lifetime.
Jack Williams Identity is a state of mind in which someone recognises their character traits that leads to finding out who they are and what they do and not that of someone else. In simple English, it's basically who you are and what you define yourself as a person. The theme of identity is often epitomised in books, novels or basically any other piece of text so that the reader can intrigue themselves and relate to the characters and their emotions. It usually is quite useful in helping readers to understand that a person's state of mind is full of thoughts about who they are and what they want to be. People can try to change their identity as much as they want but that can never change themselves completely.
Stories are narrative, and narrative essays have a similar purpose of telling the events to a reader. Narrative essay topics include recounting an experience where you learned something significant, your first day at school, your first job interview, a frightening encounter, an experience that changed your life and two differing versions of the same event. Narration is not always a personal experience, though; a book report is narrative since it typically spells out the plot of the book or story. Purpose of Narrative “The purpose of a narrative may be simply to entertain or engage the reader, or the story might have a more specific purpose such as to share a personally significant event or to teach a lesson, or moral. When we tell a story using a narration strategy, we attempt to bring the subject and the events to life for readers so that they can share in the experience and the emotions of the experience.
Appiah says “language helps shape common responses” (73). He gives you examples about how it is important to have conversation even if we do not always agree with what the other is saying it is still important to communicate. Appiah is a philosopher and uses a lot of his own ideas, personal stories, historical events, and current events to back up his essay. In “Making Conversation”, he introduces the idea of cosmopolitanism. He first introduces it by taking us back into history.
He explains that the true reason that freedoms should exist forcing agreement from the audience. Lippmann's article uses a variety of syntax in his writing to support his thesis. One of them is parallelism. He lists many synonyms throughout his essay that help keep the reader engaged in the greater understanding of his purpose. Some examples of parallelism are “it is substantial, beneficial and indispensable consequences”; and “We are magnanimous, noble, and unselfish”; Lippmann uses parallelism to help the reader develop his main idea by using synonyms so that they can tie together those words and understand what he is proving.
If you are able to increase your skill in displaying certain characteristics, you will make it easier for people to want to follow you. James Kouzes and Barry Posner who were two renowned writers in the 1980s made a research into leadership that was done for the book "The Leadership Challenge" and discovered five personality traits which a leader should have. These traits are: honesty, forward-looking, competence, Inspiring and Intelligence. A leader should be an extrovert. Your skill at exhibiting these five leadership qualities is strongly correlated with people’s desire to follow your lead.
What is its structure and limit? Research and reading on Epistemology is based on issue dealing with creation and dissemination of knowledge in particular areas of inquiry. Determining how philosophy and culture interact with thought each other. Webster’s dictionary states culture is “the intergraded pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations” (Merriam-Webster). Essentially this means every person is raised within a culture or to say the way one’s parents have raised a child to believe and behave.
This is an interesting form of support for an argument fact and fiction being used to back up the main point. In the L.B. Brief under writing persuasive arguments it speaks of how “ persuasive purpose favors clear statements of an opinion, evidence gathered from many sources, and a direct and concise argument for the opinion” (111) It is felt that through out the reading Barry implicates these elements well the down fall to his writing is that if the reader does not read the footnotes the facts and fiction
Speeches commemorating events, such as Independence Day, Memorial Day or Armed Forces Day, usually have stimulation as their general purpose. 3. Speeches to Stimulate - The purpose of a talk designed to actuate is to solicit some definite, observable action by your audience at a specific time. The fine line between a talk to convince and a talk to actuate stems from the fact that the talk to convince only attempts to change the mental processes of the audience, while the talk to actuate requires some definite action above these mental processes. A