Stormy seas ahead, possible calm in three days

I decided to read Yancey's chapter, "Attempting the Impossible," as it had come highly recommended from some of my classmates.  I greatly appreciated her "habits of mind" (322), and her comments regarding key terms, because having a vocabulary for something can greatly increase understanding of it.  A jargony example: I need to take the 398s… Continue reading Stormy seas ahead, possible calm in three days

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Carnival Day 1

So in choosing my chapters from First Year Composition: From Theory to Practice, I largely looked for two things: 1) Things that I am interested in and 2) Things that sound like I would use them.  I'm betting this is the strategy a lot of people use for this sort of assignment. First I read… Continue reading Carnival Day 1