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Unformatted text preview: Andrew J. Wu Holguin – Section X2 English 109 21 January 2010 Critique of Essay Titled Subconscious Writing: The Impact of One Sentence on a Story Thesis: The affair begins a sexual undertone that remains throughout the duration of the story. (I believe this statement most closely resembles a thesis) This paper, while a formidable first draft, is lackluster in many aspects. The writer makes a pedestrian effort in response to the professor’s prompt. While he/she formulates an interpretive question (in addressing the sexual undertones in Lorrie Moore’s “How to Become a Writer”), the analysis is often wayward and incomplete. While the writer incorporates an innumerate amount of quotations, few are adequately explained. The absence of a thesis statement hinders the writer’s ability to develop his/her argument about the narrator’s troubled childhood. The most noteworthy paragraph of this work may be the conclusion. The conclusion seems to synthesize the many distinct ideas the narrator may be the conclusion....
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