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The struggle to find an open and honest voice in personal writing

Lopate’s The Art of the Personal Essay is an expressive and explanatory piece that outlines the principles of informal writing. I feel that it does a very good job fleshing out the details of what will make a personal essay special and … Continue reading

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Adhara Haque-Personal Essay

In this course I hope to focus on many qualities of the personal essay that will bring out my writing. The first quality that I think is important is intimacy. There needs to be a connection formed between the writer and reader. A … Continue reading

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