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Unformatted text preview: 515 North Horsley Street, Tempe, Arizona December 6 th , 2010 Dr. Shirley Rose, Director ASU Writing Programs Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Dear Dr. Rose, Coming to ASU, I was ecstatic about taking English 101. I felt that I would finally be able to express myself as a creative writer, while at the same time learn how to correctly use organizational strategies. In essence, I wanted to be able to convey more charisma through my writing. Through constructing a solution essay, I felt I learned how to effectively convince people to solve a problem by presenting them with simple facts and realistic situations instead of bombarding them with egregious insults. In the process of writing a solution essay, I found myself confronted by crisis- How do I get people to acknowledge that the Barrett Dining Hall has bad food? How do I convince students that they need to rise up and do something? Though these insecurities plagued my creative process initially, I thought back to my English 101 class and how to use effective rhetorical strategies. By being articulate in thought back to my English 101 class and how to use effective rhetorical strategies....
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- Spring '09