September 24, 2012
Response to ‘City out of Breath”
From the very first line in which author Ken Chen begins his essay made me anticipate some sort of hike that they would be going on or a mission of some sort. “So all night, we only walk in one direction: up” Could it be that they...
How to Write a Descriptive Essay
More than many other types of essays, descriptive essays strive to create a deeply involved and vivid experience for the reader. Great descriptive essays achieve this affect not through facts and statistics but by using detailed observations and descriptions.
"A Gap of Sky" by Anna Hope
Youth is where you exceed your limits. You are no longer a child and you have the possibility of making your very own choices in life. Youth may very well include the coming of age, and also be the next step in life towards adulthood. Youth is a time warp, a...
really tired after a long night of partying with friends. Suddenly she realizes that she has to do some homework - an essay for the university. She understands that the time is running out and abruptly a series of obstacles get in her way, making it difficult to her to get the essay done in time.
An essay is a piece of writing which is often written from an author's personal point of view. Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. The definition...
Oliver Goldsmith’s essays reflect two significant literary transitions of the late eighteenth century. The larger or more general of these was the beginning of the gradual evolution of Romanticism from the Neoclassicism of the previous one hundred years. Oppressed by the heavy “rule of reason” and ideas...
Everyone has a comfortable place to escape to for relaxation. They go there when
they need to be alone and not with people to disturb them. My place is nature in the
summer. The summer time relaxes me like no exact place could. Nature, in the summer,
green Volkswagen Beetle cab to the Metra train station. But we wouldn’t get on a train; instead we would take one of those 70’s-looking vans out of the city. After that long trip in a cramped van, we had to take a windowless green bus to some small, busy town in God knows where, and then finally finish off...
in the story, as well as the streets of the place being described as “dusty in the daytime” (Hemingway 311), which indicates it is not a big, modern city. Nonetheless the café has external electric lights, so the story should be settled some when in the 20th century. On one occasion a soldier passes by...
Descriptive essay: DALAT (Vietnam)
Have you ever heard about the "City of thousands of pine trees" or the "Little Paris"? Do you know what they are? They are ways to call Dalat, which is the capital of Lam Dong province in Vietnam. So why did people call Dalat under those names? Dalat city is located...
his bag at me and started
running. All I could see were legs and
letters . . .”
he essays you write and the stories you tell come alive when you use description, narration, and example. Descriptive techniques help you show
your reader what you see, hear, smell, touch, or taste. Narrative techniques
an essay about Susan Cheever. The essay is based on Susan’s life experiences. The theme in the text is city- and country life. Susan was as a child very fascinated about New York City, so for her to move to the country was a disaster. The essay brings up differences and similarities between city and...
2 December 2013
Personal Criteria Essay
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” Can you actually sit there and gaze at a piece of literature like a book. Reading hundreds of letters, words, and...
announcing the High School Essay Contest are sent to District area high school principals and department chairs with entry forms that are forwarded to teachers for distribution to students.
Participating students are required to compose an original essay using expository, descriptive, narrative, or persuasive...
On a hot summer day, the only good place to go is to the lake. You would go out to the lake to enjoy the water, the sun, the activities that are happening, or just to be with family and friends.
When you're at the lake, there are some very distinct smells. The hickey smell of...
The main idea of this essay is to discuss and compare the differences in suspense and tension in the two storys “the monkeys paw” and “the red room”
The monkeys paw by w.w.Jacobs
There are a lot of ways in which the monkeys paw creates and builds up tension and suspense. The autor uses various techniques...
was released. The song expressed the trials and tribulations of a twelve year old girl named “Brenda”, who lives in an impoverished area of an inner city who was molested my a family member, her cousin, and she becomes pregnant. The song is structured in the form of a narrative story. Brenda becomes a...
reference to what you have learnt about City Road outline how material things contribute towards differences on a street which you know.
This essay will address how material things on Mansfield Road in Nottingham contribute towards differences from that of City Road in Cardiff. Mansfield Road is one...
An understanding of different methods of development and when to use them can save you valuable time in starting and organizing your essay. Many, if not most, essays by professional writers will contain elements of several types of development. A piece in the travel section of a newspaper could include...
07 July 2011
Essay 1- Descriptive
Starry Night Over the Rhone by Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh seems very enthused in this painting. For instance, the reflections and pure energy in this painting are very inspirational. Illustrated with darkness in which it...
Descriptive essay Tony Ding
My hometown- Ningbo
My hometown Ningbo is in Zhejiang province which located in the south east part of china. The city lies south of the Hangzhou bay, facing the east china sea...
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – ITS EFFECTS AND HOW TO SOLVE IT
A Problem Solution essay with regards to Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency – its effects and how to solve it
We generally see criminals as gruesome adults, but the increasing...
for the telling. All narrative essays will have characters, setting, climax, and most importantly, a plot. The plot is the focus of the story and is usually revealed chronologically, but there are sometimes flash forwards and flash backs.
In writing a narrative essay, remember to:
WHEN I LOOK UP AT THE NIGHT SKY (DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY)
When I was small, I had lived in a tiny village in mainland China with my grandma. I always lay down on the roof of grandma’s house at night and stared at the sky.
The night sky I saw wasn’t black as ink. It was indigo with lots of little shining...
Topic: Mong Kong Pedestrian Precinct
Hong Kong is such a bustle and hustle city that nearly everywhere is congested with people and cars, especially Mongkok. In the crowded Sai Yeung Choi Street South, I could hardly move forward, so I decided...
This type of essay is represented by a written task describing the case to the reader so that it becomes clear to them. The case of the essay can be a place, a person, a famous building or any generic object.
Description of People
Essay containing description of...
Essay: “The Story of An Eyewitness” and
This essay is based on “The Story of an Eyewitness” by Jack London and “Leaving Desire” by Jon Lee Anderson. “The Story of an Eyewitness” talks about how the San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed the city in 1906...
Monstresor in ‘The Cask Of Amontillado’ and The Creation in ‘Frankenstein’ murder for revenge. Explore how the writers portray these characters.
In this essay I will be comparing the characters from The Cask Of Amontillado and Frankenstein and explore how the writers portrayed these characters.
Jessica J. Sobá Dávila
Mrs. Tecun English 101
Descriptive Essay: My Ideal Place to Live
As the years pass, I plan on how I want my future to be; I think about what kind of job I would have, if I would have a family of my own, but most importantly my ideal place to live. My ideal place to live...
The Sunny Beach Day
A descriptive essay based on something or somewhere that we have memories of could be a tough one! I have a few places that I could think of.
It makes me think of the good old days at North Beach down around Hampton, NH. My family has had a beach house there since my mom was...