Writers tend to read over their own papers pretty quickly, with the knowledge of what they are trying to argue already in their minds. Reading in this way can cause you to skip over gaps in your written argument because the gap-filler is in your head. A problem occurs when your reader falls into these gaps. Your reader wants you to make the necessary connections from one thought or sentence to the next. When you don’t, the reader can become confused or frustrated. Think about when you read something and you struggle to find the most important points or what the writer is trying to say. Isn’t that annoying? Doesn’t it make you want to quit reading and surf the web or call a friend?
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In the following semester, Professor Bryan-Wilson from the art history department offered me participation in a hands-on exploration of dissident art made during the Pinochet regime in Chile. As I am Chilean, the project... Read More... See Other Undergraduate Researchers Here Donate to Undergraduate Research University of California Berkeley
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