"What Writing Is" Selected Quote Reflection (Reaction Paper Sample)
Choose one quote from the attached literacy narrative. What is one that especially spoke to you, and how does it intersect with your own experiences? Select a quote from the narrative that is a good example of something that especially struck you and use your answer to analyze the passage you've selected.
These are exploratory responses that are meant for you to think critically and closely about the readings and make connections between them and your own experiences as a reader and writer.
This is a thoughtful reflection that looks closely at the text.
Selected Quote Reflection
Quote “You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, hopefulness of even despair-the sense that you can never put on the page what is in your heart and mind''
The quote despite being so simply expressed draws a lot of resonance to me personally. Innumerable opportunities have passed me by largely because of a self-induced condition that I would best describe as analysis-paralysis (overthinking a situation and in the end failing to act because of fear of failure). Stephen King argues that the balance between thought and action is a challenge across the board. It is not unusual to spend time thinking through the de
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