Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Power of Reading and Writing: Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan

I understand well enough that a pen is only a tool that is used to help a writer communicate with the reader. It is difficult for writers to communicate exactly what they feel to the reader due to a limitation … Continue reading

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Rough Draft: Questions for Interview

What is your favorite book and why? What classes do you look forward to teaching? What are some of the difficulties you face while teaching? What made you interested in your field? How long have you been teaching? Have you … Continue reading

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Books, Reading, Me

I am interested in a wide variety of literature. When I was younger I was geared more towards mysteries like Nancy Drew, or towards fiction or fantasy. These books specifically caught my attention because they did not exist. All the … Continue reading

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Why I Want To Be An English Major

Ever since I knew what reading and writing was I had a hunger for it. Being an English major was never a question for me, it was necessary. At first I hated reading. It was difficult for me, but once … Continue reading

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