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FROM ONE TO I // FELICIA KUAN

 

In high school English classes, students are instructed to address prompts objectively, avoid using the word “I,” and most importantly, leave personal opinion out of the essay. Fearing deductions from anal English teachers, students would ensure to substitute any mention of themselves with the word “one” and attempt to address a general audience. Many students in Advanced Placement English classes also learned that high school teachers rewarded those who correctly used sesquipedalian words only English professors know the definitions of, so much of the essays written by such high school students are pomp, verbose, and full of run-on sentences that make the writer appear smarter. Continue reading FROM ONE TO I // FELICIA KUAN

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