Journal Response# 2
Mrs. J. Arney
“Owl Perdue Readings about Writing”
Perdue Readings were Prewriting, Writer’s Block, Stasis Theory and Creating a Thesis, these components are necessary in creating an effective writing. It can also be challenging.
As I began to express my thoughts about the readings I read about writing …. sounds really weird right?.... There was an abundance of information, which I will be utilizing in my future papers. Prewriting is the preliminary draft to ...view middle of the document...
However, it is very difficult to read about writing, then write about it…not exciting.
Creating a thesis statement is very important because it gives the reader or audience an idea
on what type of paper you are writing . An analytical paper is based on research and statistical data gathered, expository gives and explanation, which is what this journal is and an argumentative paper is used when trying to convince a reader about a specific topic by using material facts and sources and remaining impartial.
Lastly, the most interesting part of this reading was the Stasis Theory. This component of writing capture my attention because as a child my sixth grade English teacher would give us a reminder when writing an essay to state the: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How? Stasis can be used in various topics relating to research, investigative techniques and problem solving. It was interesting to know this theory was used in ancient Rome to resolve legal disputes. This theory is still relevant in todays’ legal world of attorneys’. English and Law appear to intertwine with one another and how it is a big influence in the justice system. This theory is used a lot in our own lives without consciously being aware of it. These are my thoughts about writing on