ALA practice dep exam - Tong 1 Esaias Tong K. Sanders ENGL...

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Tong 1 Esaias Tong K. Sanders ENGL 1301 8/7/11 Practice Departmental Exam Freedom of the written word I. Intro. a. “Coming to an Awareness of Language” by Malcolm X b. The primary purpose of the essay is expressive. The primary pattern of organization is narration. . c. Prison life has changed the author’s life permanently after he learned vocabulary and read. The freedom and understanding gained by learning language is great II. Analysis Para. 1 a. The primary purpose of the essay is expressive. b. First characteristic of expressive writing - self-definition. c. “I’ve never been one for…” (1) d. The writer defines himself as a man of action. He states how he wrote letters in prison to different hustlers, even though it is senseless as
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Tong 2 criminals are probably illiterate and not interested in his preaching of Allah but he still does it due to his proactive nature. e. Next characteristic of expressive writing - expression of values f. “I was lucky enough to reason…” (3)
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