Invention Process Essay

885 Words Dec 5th, 2007 4 Pages
"Invention"

The invention process to any good piece of literature involves re-thinking and re-writing of initial ideas to improve upon previous concepts. My first attempt at discovering a thesis for the Explaining Relationships Essay seemed to be too broad, leaving me without public resonance. There was not a noticeable struggle through the invention process, because most of the questions asked in the book aiding in invention can be answered without a relevant thesis. Simply exploring the meaning behind my writing was the portion (and most important) part of the invention process I struggled with. For the most part, my own intellect created or invented those initial ideas; however, this lead me to wonder if my paper had any
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In my opinion, the ideas gathered from peers and instructors are not the same as sources gathered from other works, because a writer can interact with his or her peers. This interaction extinguishes the possibility of plagiarism and ultimately forces the writer to actually invent his or her own ideas.
While this peer interaction was the key to my re-invention process, many students found the library visit to be beneficial. My own take on the noise making session offered by Michelle was utter repulsion. I felt as though the tuition I was paying to attend college was being wasted by this person's salary. On a lighter note, this essay is not intended to be a rant. The library does contain many books and services available to the public that would enable a writer to gain insight and knowledge, but would be best used before a paper is ready to be turned in. I did learn a few things from Michelle, for example, I did not know that Google does not search the entire internet or that Wikipedia's information might not be accurate. This information will be helpful to me in future invention and writing processes.
One thing that concerned me was the curriculum being taught for this paper focused on the library visit, because emphasis was placed on the happenings of that day through discussions and the outline of the rubric. My own invention and consulting process did not involve using the library. When writing this paper I did not

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