In what ways does this Capstone essay represent your standing as a writer who has now completed the composition sequence? How would you assess your own strengths and weaknesses? What have you accomplished in your writing over the course of the year? With what aspects of your writing are you mostand leastsatisfied at this point, and why?

English Composition II Common Capstone Reflection Assignment

This assignment is a brief analysis of your final capstone essay ( Order number 311418). Along with your essay, it is intended to demonstrate the skills you have gained over the course of the freshman composition sequence (Comp I and II).

It should be about 3 (double-spaced) pages long (longer is fine).

Use the following questions to develop your analysis:

What considerations did you have in mind as you chose your topic?

What inspired you to arrive at the thesis you did?

In what ways did you attempt to make your essay appealing/convincing to an audience?

What types of evidence did you use to develop and support your claims? How did you decide which sources to include (and which to leave out)?

What choices did you make in terms of style, voice, language, and tone? On what basis did you make them? This could include things such as rhetorical devices, use of humor, etc.

How have you attempted to move readers through your argument? Why did you organize your essay in the way that you did?

In what ways does your essay reflect the conventions of academic writing? How has your understanding of these conventions shaped your argument?

In what ways does this Capstone essay represent your standing as a writer who has now completed the composition sequence? How would you assess your own strengths and weaknesses? What have you accomplished in your writing over the course of the year? With what aspects of your writing are you mostand leastsatisfied at this point, and why?

This reflection should be an essay, not a question-and-answer (dont use bullet-point format for this).