ENG 101 Reflection Essay Assignment
Choose one quote and discuss 5 concepts associated with this quote, using examples from your personal experiences, daily life, a song or film to illustrate each concept.
Paragraph 1: Introduction. State quote you are using and the 5 concepts you are associating with this quote.
Paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: In each paragraph, discuss one concept using an example from either your personal experiences, daily life, a song or film to illustrate the concept. Each paragraph: one concept, one example.
Paragraph 7: Conclusion
Reflection Essay: Choose one:
If the path is beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. (Anatole France)
Pursue some path, however narrow or crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. (Henry David Thoreau)
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what they will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. (Anais Nin)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didnt do than the by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. (Mark Twain)
I threw it all away because/ I had to be what never was. (Dave Grohl)
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. (Bob Dylan)
… let the youthful soul look back on life with the question, What hast thou up to now truly loved, what has drawn thy soul upward, mastered it and blessed it too? Set up these things that thou hast honoured before thee, and, maybe, they will show thee, in their being and their order, a law which is the fundamental law of thine own self.( Nietzsche)
Concepts for this quote:
Examine your life in order to understand yourself
Your life follows a unique law
Find what you love
Find what has drawn you upward and blessed you
Find what you have mastered