Academia / Essays

2020-11-16 Internal Assessment HIST IB 11-12

Posted on:

Boy. This was the true test of patience and perseverance. The Internal Assessment for IB History is a research paper where you choose a very specific question and answer that very specific question very specifically. I chose to do mine on the Women’s lib movement of the 1960s in the US and the impact that women’s emancipation during WW2 had on that effect. I worked on this paper for one angry year and a half. I worked during my summer break. Read some books about it and some more, and s’more. I have a total of 19 different drafts saved on my iPad and 2 final drafts that look nothing like the ACTUAL final draft. It took me so long to get the question itself right, and then find the exact information to answer this question. I kept on finding cool things and saying “gee I’ll add that” and I would send a draft in to be reviewed by my teacher and I’d have 3 pages of pointless info or wonky sources. Also I had originally started this paper on a vintage MacBook de la 2008, which I have come to know I cannot trust, since I lost 7 months of research when it decided to crash while I was editing the doc? Just typing this out fills me with the rage I felt that terrible day…

Quotes
Posted on:

“Just because I evolved, doesn’t mean I am spineless. Just because I am malleable, doesn’t mean I am undeserving” ― Mary […]

Quotes
Posted on:

“No one else lives in your body You are enough, as you are, today” ― Mary Lambert, Shame Is an Ocean I […]