Composition Theory Discussion Assigment

    Author: Lex Runcimam Essay Title: “Fun?” MLA Citation: Runciman, Lex. “Fun?” College English 53.2 (1991): 156-62. Web. Author: Kenneth Goldsmith Essay Title: “It’s Not Plagiarism. In the Digital Age, It’s ‘Repurposing.” MLA Citation: Goldsmith, Kenneth. “It’s Not Plagiarism. In the Digital Age, It’s ‘Repurposing.” The Chronicle Review. 2011. Web. Quick Background & Context: Is writing fun? Should we expect it to be? Runciman contemplates the odd pressures of the classroom in his article “Fun?” He uses the example of the bright student who turns in the jumbled paper; of whether or not the act of enjoying writing is a necessary…

Learning to Write: Reflections

Pedagogical Explorations: Reflection Tree Assignment For: Practicum – Jimmy Butts Fall 2016 Semester After trial and error and many years of frustrated self-doubt, I discovered that I write my best and easiest when something in my life has been upset, overturned, a crisis already on or nearing the horizon. Sadness, it seems, inspires me, and I can’t help but laugh at its irony. How strange it is to have this thing I love most in the world require trouble, such a gloomy strain of fuel, to run on. But tried and true, it’s nearly seductive how anger unwinds my sentences…