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Instructor's Note

Anna’s assignment was to choose a topic and write an informational research paper using six peer reviewed sources. The goal of the paper was to demonstrate not only integration of outside material but also a controlled prose style whereby she moved the reader forward with her concrete nouns and active verbs. What do you learn about Gothic Cathedrals? How does Anna synthesize her quoted material into her own prose? Choose several paragraphs and identify the active verbs, the concrete nouns, the distinctive word choices.

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About the Author

Anna Schoenwald is a freshman Language Arts Education major from Chardon, Ohio. Although she is an English major, she never really thought of herself as a writer. She enjoys doing almost everything, including traveling the US, skiing the slopes of Colorado, playing her violin at church, and hanging out with family and friends.



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