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Unformatted text preview: Shore Emerie Shore English 101 – Section 098 Cornett Take Home Writing Sample 15 January 2008 Inexperience: Basic vs. Advanced Writers David Bartholomae’s essay “ Inventing the University” presents college diagnostic and entrance pieces written by students beginning their first year of college and points out their inability to satisfy the demands of the university language. By doing this, Bartholomae is able to clearly distinguish between basic and advanced writers. The first example, given by Bartholomae, is of a freshman writer responding to the topic of creativity. Before reading the breakdown of this piece in relation to a basic writer, I found the fluidity of the excerpt to be below par as too was the parallelism of subject (i.e.: I, your, et cetera). In truth, most of Barthlomae’s examples lacked the parallelism desired by “university language” on some level therefore making their writing seem elementary compared to that of a senior student. Another key factor in noting the writer as basic or advanced is found in the syntax senior student....
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