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Exercise D - Seminar In Composition Ryan McCreary Exercise...

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Seminar In Composition Ryan McCreary 10/22/07 Exercise D New Sentences: 1.) It could not possibly be as beautiful as everyone said because it was Texas – with it’s obsolete technology, dusty deserts, and people that surely lacked intelligence. 2.) At the time I stepped off the plane – seeing Texas for the first time – I did not say to myself, “O so maybe it won’t be so bad here,” because in the end no matter how nice it turned out to be, it would still be Texas; a place way too far away from my family and friends at home. 3.) I really did not know much at the time because of my age – especially how lucky I was to be living in Texas. Reflection: As I re-read Jamaica Kincaid’s essay, I realized the cynical tone she had towards the country that took over her life. In most of her sentences there were usually hints of hatred towards England, whether it be hidden in sentence structures, or in the flat out telling of her hatred. An example of Kincaid’s use of sentence structure is, “ I did not know much of anything then – certainly not what a blessing it was that I was unable to
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