Read “All Writing Is Autobiography” by Donald Murray. Write a response to the questions below by commenting on this post.
- What did you think of this text? Explain!
- What is it mostly about? Write a 2-4 sentence summary. Be specific. Refer to the text itself. Use quotes even!
- What is the genre of the text? What is the tone?
- According to Murray, what makes writing autobiographical? Is all writing autobiographical? Explain.
- Did the author successfully convince you to change your mind or think in a particular way? How? What did you find particularly effective? Or, if he did not change your mind, why not? What could the author have added to help persuade you more?
- Do you find that you incorporate autobiographical aspects into your writing? Explain.
In Class Assignment (Finish for HW if you have not completed in class!)
Reading and Writing Questionnaire
Reading and Writing QuestionnaireModule 2 - Week 2 Monday - In Class Assignment