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Donaldson 1 Ryan Donaldson English 101 – Montgomery December 9, 2004 The Confining Freedoms in Literature During this semester’s course of examination and studies of numerous works, I have learned how to better interpret literature, and further improve my skills as a developing writer. After closely reading the three works that make up the exam text and observing my past essays, I have been able to see areas in my writing that are still in need of attention. I believe my essays from the past semester suffered from limitations I would put upon myself. I have learned that in literature, there are always limitations, but the limitations can work to an advantage for writing because the boundaries can actually open up more ideas and possibilities. As I reconsider my own previous works, I think about the ideas behind the three assigned texts that present a writing style that exudes limitations and guidelines that, in turn, create liberty and freedom in my writing. In writing, the freedoms of author’s ideas develop because of the initial boundaries that are set upon the particular piece from the very beginning. In William Wordsworth’s sonnet Nuns Fret Not, the language within the text is absorbed with certain boundaries and confines. The sonnet is beautifully arranged, composed of words like: narrow, cells, prison,
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Robert during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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