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Just something I learned today..

HSBurke's picture

After my conference with Anne today, I realized that I tend to overgeneralize things in my writing, trying to make them applicable to a whole group of people because I thought this was the only way to be analytical. Who am I to say that my own personal experience doesn't help prove that a theory is valid. Where before I was scared to use the word "I" in my writing, I am now truly using my own personal experience to help support a text (yay, Dewey!). It's also a lot easier for my to write just because I don't have to change my experience to try and fit into something that I think the rest of the class has experienced, too. So sorry guys if I was unintentionally putting thoughts into your head in my writing, it won't happen again!