First Essay – Memoir
The Pond Incident
When I was a child I was always told about how strong I was. This was a big deal since I wasn’t even supposed to survive due to having the umbilical cord around my neck. The doctors told my parents that if I survived the first seventy two hours, they...
“The Kite Runner shows that we can never escape our past. Discuss”
In ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini, we are shown through the characters of Amir, Soraya and Sohrab that we cannot necessarily escape our past but we can confront our past mistakes...
A Sad Incident In My Life
A sad incident happened in my life, I will never forget that day. Last holiday, my family and I went to picnic by the waterfall that place in Templer Park, Rawang. I was happy because this was the first time picnic by the waterfall.
Before going to the waterfall, we packed...
night. One Friday night approximately at 9 p.m., I was returning from school, about a block away from my house, I spotted a group of kids beating up a person. As I got closer, I recognized the unconscious body of my brother. Me being only 13 at the time, I launched myself with the greatest possible might...
many incidents in our lives that we are unable to forget. I was recently the victim of a snatch thief. This is one incident that I cannot forget. It was an incident that changed my life.
It was a Monday morning, like any other weekday and I was on the way to school. I had to wait for my van. As I walked...
Curious Incident: A Personal Quest
“The greatest quest in life is to reach one’s full potential” Mychal Wynn once said. These
words would probably ring true with Christopher Boone, the earnest and determined teenage
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
, written by Mark Haddon...
positive or negative, can affect each person differently. However, the most significant point after a major experience or a crucial incident it is the outcome. One can’t help but wonder if those changes are going to affect the prospective future of that person or...
I would want to transfer to JIS because it is good for my future. I knew the studies would be hard but I want to try. Since I’m 15 now it would be harder for me. I am really passionate about learning English although I knew I am going to do badly on my grades anyway. I sincerely hope I can learn...
“It is much easier to become a father than to be one.” — Kent Nerburn
Being a true father is never an easy task. As for Tom Garrison, a dynamic character in the
play I Never Sang for My Father by Robert Anderson, his traumatic childhood memory of being
abandoned has made it even ...
Bam! The podium fell as if in slow motion to the floor. “I said cut it out!” boomed the voice at the front of the classroom. I sat in delirious awe, wondering what would happen next. At the time, I was nothing but a giggly, hyperactive seventh grader, but the man at the front of the classroom changed...
The Most Unforgettable Incident
For approximately 15 years I have been lived in this hurdle-filled world, there is one incident that I can never forget, and that is the time when I fortuitously entered a ladies’ public toilet.
To instigate, I was watching Harry Potter Deathly...
A RIDE I WILL NEVER FORGET
Swoosh! A cold gush of breeze slapped my distressed face. I stood transfixed at the sight of a gruesome scene. People emptied their lungs, some shed their tears like broken faucet. Yes, they were riding on a monster. A human-made monster. More or less appeared to be like...
A dream that I will never forget suddenly crushed over my mind. In the dream I was lively telecasting an opinion about money in a worldwide news report. It was all about money and start out with a question as following.
Do people control money or does money control people? Sometimes, it can be hard...
22 February 2013
I just have to tell about an incident with a burglar at our next door neighbour’s house that happened yesterday.
I had a pile of homework to do. I could not believe that the day turned out to be so unlucky. Two hours of work made me tired. I went to take a shower so as...
would never forget such a good friend, we painted a mural on one of the vert ramps that Derik always "shredded" complete in loving memory.
The summer continued on as well as our lives. Skateboarding day in day out, i personally was enjoying every moment i had with the guys especially because i knew...
from the scorching sun was quite unbearable. I was cycling home from school after arranging the books in the school library as I was a librarian. The road was quiet. I felt hungry and was looking forward to reaching home and having my late lunch.
When I was cycling along the roadside, a motorcyclist...
The Day I Got Lost
1. In the day I got lost there was a man whose name was Professor Shlemiel. Professor Shlemiel is a very forgetful man; he is constantly misplacing and forgetting to pick up his belongings. On his birthday he forgets where he lives so he calls his friends...
A Frightening Incident
Reena woke up late. She was late for school. She could imagine her teacher staring at her in anger.
Reena rushed to the bus stop. She waited for an hour for the bus. She was angry because there was no bus.
Suddenly, a car passed by. It stopped and reversed. A man looked...
I assumed being placed into first year college writing was a mandatory class coming into The University of Tampa as a freshman. I did not realize I was being placed into this writing class because my SAT or ACT scores were too low. At first I thought that I did not need to be in this class, it was just...
I Am Sorry For What I Did
Dear auntie Karen I am not good at apologizing face to face so I prefer to write, with that said I am sorry about what happened the other night and all the other moments I disrespected you. i never meant to drop the router and the modem I was just very frustrated and took...
exploded. In the hold of the B-52, there were four hydrogen bombs. I guess we got lucky, because none of the bombs exploded, although some amount of the land got radioactive and had to be removed by the Americans. This wasn´t a solitary incident as only two years after, again on American side, B-52 bomber...
As I looked in the mirror I looked the same as yesterday. My skin was still pale, with freckles that aligned my cheek bones, my short brown hair aligned my face. Except I wasn’t the same because he walked into my life… again.
It was so sudden his leaving. One day we were having a romantic picnic at...
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, with its multiple narrators and hickish language, can sometimes prove to be convoluted and rather confusing. The narrators, unfortunately, are no less confusing. Their language aside, each individual personality serves to put a...
disgust, racist, and bias come to mind. Others tend to look up to police officers for doing their job and protecting our communities. However, multiple incidents over the last few years have caused people to change their minds. Yes, the people of Ferguson, Missouri, in particular, have changed from having positive...
I own a gun. It is a 270 Mossberg bolt action rifle. My brother bought it for me for Christmas in 2010. He overheard me saying that year that I wanted to try deer hunting. Even though I still have not hunted, I have taken the high-powered rifle out for target practice and enjoy shooting it. It is a...
for absolutely no reason.
Having to wear a “7 Army Values” tag on your dog tags. For those times when you accidentally forget to carry your 7 Army Values card.
Lack of intellect/common sense.
Too many hypocrites in leadership positions. They slam you for stuff...
Never forget your morals
“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what’s right” Isaac Asimov. In today’s society we should all live by this quote, but since many of us do not, we are only contributing to the problem. In the case of “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, the ritual of stoning...
this broken heart lonely stands.
I wait for your gentle kiss,
and those soft lips I really miss!
Your bright eyes and the way you smile,
they only last for a while,
But I will wait for you here,
until you come and dry my last tear,
I just want you to know,
I will always be waiting for you...
Small press equipment I never afraid to cry, with you I'll never tired
Forget the day my teens, I never afraid to cry and say, I believe I will never tired of constantly without fear that I will never regret. In life we will see some of the oil extraction Square, I remember when I was little, yet so much...
kept driving until they reached a telephone, where an anonymous ambulance was called for help for the child. The four formed a pact as to keep the incident between them and not to anyone else. Julie and Ray had been against it, but agreed and made it. After that happened, Julie and Ray isolated themselves...
12:00 pm. M-TH
Getting What I Want!
Where is my mother? Why isn’t my mother in this room where she belongs, which is with me? Waah, waah, I want to see my mother! I don’t like being here with you! These were the sounds of a kindergartner in a state of shock when she...
memories about small mountain river near my home where I grew up. I remember those October sunsets when the leafs on a trees is the same color as the sunset. River had changed over the years and now this river just part of the city. But long time ago when I was a child that river was part of the wild nature...
There are however some upsides to being cautious about what you say. And many people believe being politically correct is a step in the right direction. I for one believe that the media has destroyed what used to be a great country by misinforming us of what is really important; freedom.
We have seen it...
To what extend “The curious incident of the dog in the night-Time” a coming of age story?
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time is a coming of age story, or a novel of formation or rite of passage or it is also known as Bildungsroman, this is a novel whose principal subject...
A holiday I would never forget
Hoolidays, A time everyone gets hyped up over, parents planning activities for the family to spend quality time with and school children ( as well as teachers) jumping for joy. Hello, waking up late, celebrating, goin for tuition and best of all, vacations...
The Best Day I Spent With My Family
The best day I spent with my family was during the 2008 Alabama Football season. The atmosphere of the University of Alabama during football season is one of the great experiences; it’s like one big family. But this was Alabama’s Homecoming game against Arkansas...
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time starts off with what the title describes. A young boy, who one later learns is autistic, comes across his neighbor, Mrs. Shears’, black poodle, Wellington. Christopher Boone, the protagonist, finds this dog with a pitchfork sticking out of its body. This...
I thought of penning down my memorable incidents and what could be better way than listing down funny incidents. There are many such incidents in my life (all unintentional at the moment they were happing) but I have chosen only four incidents to share. These incidents are at different point of time...
I am an American Soldier.
I am a Warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people of the United States and live the Army Values. ...
In this essay, I hope to demonstrate that I recognize the seriousness of weapons accountability. I have compiled a long list of strong reasons why weapons accountability is critically important, but I believe they boil down to three central issues: First, I am ineffective without my weapon;...
AN UNFORGETTABLE INCIDENT IN MY LIFE
Childhood is a very impressionable period in one’s life. One incident of my childhood is indelibly imprinted in my mind.
From the time I was in standard V, my father was very particular that I should not only study my lessons but also participate in extra-curricular...
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Last summer four terrified friends tried to conceal a secret, but does someone know about it. The horror is starting again and there is a person stalking them to try to hunt them down. Will they die or will they survive. The main characters in this story are Mrs. James...
It was a day I’ll never forget. It all began I had to attend a business meeting in the main city, which is approximately 300 km away. Since I was quite exhausted from a whole week of intense work and sleepless nights worrying about the upcoming deadline for our project, I didn’t relish the idea of driving...
I believe: You can’t get through everything alone
There are times in life where problems arise. Some people have
more problems than others, but nonetheless we all have problems.
Some people talk about their problems; others write or do physical
activity to help forget the problems. And still some people...
is Past. These are the words my friends and close relatives always say when I share to them my problem.To speak the words, is very easy but difficult to make a move. In whatever way you try to explain your side, they will never understand you unless they experienced the same thing. That is why most of...
seen the whole incident.
Other than these past incidents, losing a loved one is never easy, especially for Buck. John Thornton and Buck had a very good human-dog relationship. This happened because Thornton saved buck from being brutally beaten by a past master of his. Let us not forget how that in...
period in one’s life. One incident of my childhood is indelibly imprinted in my mind.
From the time I was in standard V, my father was very particular that I should not only study my lessons but also participate in extra-curricular activities. According to his wishes, I participated in various activities...
the celebrities! We just won the 2008 Beijing Olympics so let’s party rock all night long! Well, that how I would feel if I just dominated in the water and brought my country home eight gold medals; I feel as though that is how Michael Phelps was feeling after he conquered the waters of Beijing. But did...
I am very proud to him....How did I first come to know Manny? I remembered I was watching a fight together with my family way, way back then. If I remember right, it was the Golden Boy's (Oscar dela Hoya) fight. But before the fight, we watched an undercard game. Manny. won it! Then I exclaimed to everyone...
Choose 3 incidents in the novel that make you feel angry and explain with close reference why they arose those feelings.
The three outrageous incidents in the book which make me feel anger are the burning of the berry’s, Cassie’s encounter with Lillian Jean and Cassie’s encounter with Mr Barnett....
What I see through my open window
I feel a freezing cold wind rush through my room then I hear a deafening scream. I awaken with a shock I put on my glasses my room was a mess it looked like a cyclone went through it .Any way I figured I would clean it up be for mum comes in if she sees this place...
WHO AM I?
There is a statement but I do not know whether this statement is written by any one or not but you would already hear this talk (Given below statement).
"I was nothing, I am Nothing and I will be nothing but It is all Benevolence and Blessedness of Allah's Rasool's (S.A.W...
family as Ma struggles to buy food as the family no longer have an income. Mr. and Mrs. Redmond are always there for Charlie when he needs to talk. They never tell him what to do. Mr. Redmond trains Charlie in boxing and eventually encourages him to enter the Ballarat Mile. Dolly, Squizzy Taylor’s girlfriend...
This happened to me last weekend . I am bored at that day . I was sitting outside my house alone because all of my friends were out of town . I was getting bored so I decided to ride my bike out to nearby garden . When I got there , I saw nobody over there and I started feel curious...
August 20, 2013
This I Believe
I believe life is like Scooby Doo, and by that I mean, you should always pay attention to the little details. I have found that those very same details are the joys of every day life. It can be so easy to undermine...
The book I read was Never To Forget The Jews of the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer. The book is written by Meltzer’s true story of the. It tells the story of when over five million Jewish people were massacred. The book has no characters. From beginning to end the book takes place in Germany. It only tells...
Curious Incident Adapting can be exceedingly difficult, especially when it comes to social behavior. Social cues are actually very complicated, and some people communicate differently than others. Unfortunately, it is crucial that people adapt enough so that they can function in society and not be completely...
The incident took place last summer of 2014, at Clark kerr campus, while working as a conference clerk. Fulltime and receiving free housing, living with other clerks in suite style housing. The incident took place while I was away from my room , by August 1st I was dismissed from working...
Poe’s Women: His Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance
By Tonja Cox
Edgar Allan Poe’s writings embody what appears to be his lifelong obsession with what he termed mournful and never-ending remembrance of those taken too early by the cruel claws of death. Many of his poems and tales depict striking...
|A Novel that Broadened the Boundaries of the 1800’s |
|Featuring, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, |
|written by Harriet Jacobs |
|By: Evelyn Kouzov |