paraphasing a source: Journal, English homework help

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This week, you will practice paraphrasing a source and citing that source in your journal entry. Please be sure to read and review the “Example Journal Entry – Paraphrasing” document, which shows how quotations can be integrated.

Both of the personal essays we have read this week, “How to Say Nothing in 500 Words” and “Life Under the Chief Doublespeak Officer,” use narrative and/or descriptive elements (sections 6.3 and 6.4 in Essentials of College Writing, and each has a clear purpose.

Write about one of the essays assigned in this week’s readings. In 250 to 500 words

  • State the purpose of the essay.
  • Describe one descriptive writing pattern being used in the essay (refer to section 6.4 in Essentials of College Writing).
  • Explain why you think that descriptive writing pattern is used well by the writer. Incorporate a paraphrase from the essay and properly cite the essay.
  • Explain how you plan to use the same descriptive writing pattern in your personal essay.

please write in APA format.


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Running head: DESRIPTIVE WRITING

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Descriptive writing
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DESRIPTIVE WRITING

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Purpose of Robert’s essay

“How to say nothing in 500 words” is an essay written by professor Paul Roberts in the
year between 1917 and 1967 (Neil’s, 1989). The main purpose of the essay is to make one a
better writer through his many suggestions which include advising writers against content
repetition for the sake of attaining minimum word count. Instea...

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