Diagnostic Prompt 1_2 - ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative...

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ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative Writing Diagnostic Writing Write a piece based on the following prompt: 1.  Read (aloud) the poem “Self-Portrait” by Adam Zagajewski. 2.  Notice the details included in the text.   Make a list of them. 3.  Notice the order and organization of details—how they are arranged in the text. 4.  Write a poem or a prose piece of at least 250 words that is your self-portrait, modeled on the  Adam Zagajewski’s poem.  Select interesting details as Zagajewski has done, arranging them  in such a way as to reveal interesting things about yourself.   PUT THE LAST 5 DIGITS OF YOUR STUDENT NUMBER ON  BOTH  THE  ORIGINAL PIECE AND THE REVISION.   DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME.
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SELF PORTRAIT Between the computer, a pencil, and a typewriter half my day passes.  One day it will be half a century. I live in strange cities and sometimes talk
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Diagnostic Prompt 1_2 - ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative...

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