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While an informal and sometimes ungraded assignment, journal entries can help you develop other transferable writing skills. So, what is journal writing exactly? Journal writing is the process of recording personal insights, reflections and questions on . For example, in Wolf King, you feel so sorry for the wolves and greatly dislike the dogs, or you would not care about the bears who are not even mentioned frequently. We are pleased to announce winners of the third Bad Writing Contest, sponsored by the scholarly journal Philosophy and Literature and its internet discussion group, PHIL-LIT.. The Bad Writing Contest attempts to locate the ugliest, most stylistically awful passage found in a scholarly book or article published in the last few years.
Styles of asemic writing[ edit ] An example of Zhang Xu's calligraphy Asemic writing exists in many different forms. It is often created with a pen or brushbut can range from being hand drawn in the sand with a stick and documented by photography or to works on canvaspapercomputer images, and animations.
The key to asemic writing is that even though it is traditionally "unreadable" it still maintains a strong attractive appeal to the reader's eye. Various asemic writing includes pictogramsor ideograms the meanings of which are sometimes suggested by their shapes, though it may also flow as an abstract expressionist scribble which resembles writing but avoids words.
Asemic writing, at times, exists as a conception or shadow of conventional writing practices. Reflecting writing, but not completely existing as a traditional writing system, asemic writing seeks to make the reader hover in a state between reading and looking.
The form of art is still writing, often calligraphic in form, and either depends on a reader's sense and knowledge of writing systems for it to make sense,  or can be understood through aesthetic intuition.
Relative asemic writing is a natural writing system that can be read by some people but not by everyone e. Most asemic writing lies between these two extremes. But instead of being thought of as mimicry of preliterate expression, asemic writing may be considered to be a global postliterate style of writing that uses all forms of creativity for inspiration.
Other influences on asemic writing are alien languages in science fictionartistic languagessigils magickundeciphered scriptsand graffiti. History[ edit ] Newsletter from Mirtha Dermisache  Asemic writing occurs in avant-garde literature and art with strong roots in the earliest forms of writing.
The history of today's asemic movement stems from two Chinese calligraphers: During the 18th century the Irish author Laurence Sterne included asemic lines in his novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentlemanadding the graphic device to help tell the story "in a tolerably straight line".
In the s Man Raywho was influenced by Dadacreated an early work of wordless writing with his poem ParisMaiwhich is nothing more than dashes on a page. Later in the s, Henri Michauxwho was influenced by Asian calligraphy, Surrealismand Automatic writingbegan to create wordless works such as Alphabet and Narration The writer and artist Wassily Kandinsky was an early precursor to asemic writing, with his linear piece Indian Story exemplifying complete textual abstraction.
Mira Schendel was an artist from Brazil who created many illegible works over the course of her life, for example her piece Archaic Writing Mirtha Dermisache is another writer who had created asemic writing since the s.
The Illegal Practice Of Astronomy: Serafini described the script of the Codex as asemic in a talk at the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles held on May 8, One exhibition of this type was held in Xi'an infeaturing paintings of fake ideograms on a massive scale.
Calligraphy-ism is an aesthetic movement that aims to develop calligraphy into an abstract art.Asemic writing is a wordless open semantic form of writing.
The word asemic means "having no specific semantic content", or "without the smallest unit of meaning". With the non-specificity of asemic writing there comes a vacuum of meaning, which is left for the reader to fill in and interpret.
A diary is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period. A personal diary may include a person's experiences, thoughts, and/or feelings, excluding comments on current events outside the .
An accounting journal entry is the written record of a business transaction in a double entry accounting system. Every entry contains an equal debit and credit along with the names of the accounts, description of the transaction, and date of the business event.
Sample Journal Entry Below is a sample journal entry for a typical day in the life of a girl in the present. Follow this same type of format to . Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to prevent plagiarism, engage students in the writing process, and provide personalized feedback.
Sample Personal Journal. November 23, I can’t believe it’s already Thanksgiving!
I do love this holiday, and I love fall, so I’m excited to go back home where the leaves are changing and it’s cold.