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Month: February 2019

Coates vs Rose school experience

Coates vs Rose school experience

Rose and Coates both went to seriously different schools while growing up. Coates school taught him about having a safe place off the street to occupy during the school day teaching him literacy and life skills. On the other hand Rose is actually going to school to learn. They sit down and do worksheets and actually try to work during the school day even though it doesn’t seem to be catching on to Rose. The rules of Rose’s Catholic school…

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writing process reflection

writing process reflection

Joey Abely   I have learned many writing processes in my life as a student but the writing process I used to write both formal essays this semester is simple. First all I do is sit down and during my draft of the essay I get all of the words down onto the paper. I try to meet at least ¾ if not all of the word count in the draft. Then after I am done with the draft I…

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reflection 2

reflection 2

Appiah illustrates this by saying, “If you allow your identity to be totally shaped by your opposition to a dominant culture, as many racial groups have done because of the history of racism and xenophobia, you can become locked into that minority status. The first time a group becomes conscious of itself as an important social group, it is because they realize that they’re all being subjected to something. But if you define yourself through the act of opposition, then…

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reflection 1

reflection 1

In english class we are now reading extremely complex pieces of writing. With reading all of these writings I had to develop a new reading process to be able to understand and get as much out of the reading as I can. I start off by skimming the reading looking for things that initially catch me eyes, words in bold or italics or in margins, then I open the reading and slowly skim over every paragraph paying close attention to…

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Final draft

Final draft

Joey Abely Dr. Drown English 122 February 4, 2019 Hiding From The Truth   In recent discussions of identity, a controversial issue has been whether people have abused their power to hide identity. On the one hand, somer argue that identity can be whatever you make them and hidden when needed, however, others argue that identities should be kept true throughout one’s life. In the words off Appiah one of this view’s main proponents,”we have multiple identities and multiple points…

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First draft essay

First draft essay

Joey Abely Dr. Drown English 122 February 4, 2019 Hiding From The Truth In what kinds of circumstances would a person need (or want) to hide a part of their identity? What might hiding a part of their identity do to and for a person – both in those particular circumstances and over time? What might a society gain and lose when a person (or type of person) covers a part of their identity over time? Identities are given to…

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