my favorite places is to stop on quiet roads to take pictures of old abandoned houses. Here is a poem that describes such a house. Maybe you can use some of the ideas to write your descriptive paragraph. Best of luck with it. The House with Nobody in It Whenever I walk to Suffern ...
As I approached closer to the small abandoned house from a distance, fear ran through me because of the sights, sounds and feelings of the Halloween decorations.
Darkness filled the night sky on the night of Halloween. From the distance, there...
Adolescent to Adult
To write a descriptive essay about dilapidated/abandoned house and how people should take great care of their homes before it will become...
One thing I gathered from Henry David Thoreau's The Ponds is how descriptive he was about the most minute of things. Thoreau obviously admired his pond very much. Maybe even a little obsessively, but then again he wrote this in the 1800s so I guess people back then appreciated such scenery a lot more...
lots of descriptive words, to help imagine and picture better.
The Abandoned Mansion
I pushed open the door of the black iron fence and a shrill screech sounded as I closed it behind me. As I walked up the narrow driveway I could see my breath hanging in the cool morning air. The house was old...
the ruins of ancients who have been given the name “Anasazi” by the Navajos who now occupy the lands. Some of the ruins looked as if they had been abandoned only yesterday; others were reduced to little more than piles of rubble. One had the impression of a baby’s foot in the mud mortar holding the stones...
When his father became ill with rheumatism, Clare began work first as a horse-boy, then ploughboy, then as a gardener at Burghley House. In 1812 (19), he enlisted in the militia, returning home some eighteen months later.Marriage
He went lime burning, and in Casterton he met Martha...
February 3, 2011
What is Life Without Dreams?
“You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'” - George Bernard Shaw
When I begin to contemplate the life I wish to have one day, many things come to mind...
Misty May Boring, Kristofer McHale, Barry Oosterhouse,
James Patton, Deborah Renton, and Christy Sirls
RES/341 Research and Evaluation I
October 18, 2010
The purpose of the research is to have an understanding of what affects...
The Ideal Pet: A Descriptive Paragraph
Most of the writing we will do in our lives is expository: writing in which we explain something to someone else. We’ll begin with simple descriptive expository paragraphs and then progress to more sophisticated persuasive essays. Your first assignment is...
the roofs of the houses in longlands Road shows the strong negative attitude he has towards his street and all that it represents
* “I throw one rock on the roof/of each deadbeat no hoper/ *hithole downtrodden house in Longlands road, Nowheresville”
* Herrick uses descriptive language to emphasis...
Essay type: Descriptive
It was a Thursday night and I was just getting ready to put my pajamas on and climb into bed when I heard a knocking sound on my window. I muted my TV and listened once more if it made that sound again. It did. I climbed out...
became commonplace in the 20’s when women fought for greater rights. For example, in chapters 1 and 3, Jordan plays a hard-to-get with Nick at Daisy's house and then at Gatsby's party. The men on the other hand play a role of bringing home the money, although Tom has come from old money and he just spends...
system of charity which contains the children, and questioning the hypocritical un-Christian religion which refuses to help them. It is far less descriptive than Holy Thursday (Innocence), but it still raises questions of the speaker's attitude and tone, particularly as to the status of the final lines...
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Compare and contrast the descriptive effects achieved in the selection of Tennyson’s poetry you have read
Alfred Tennyson is famous for using a wide range of descriptive styles to emphasise and enrich his poems. His poems often reflect on many of life’s difficulties and how...
is yoplaides and I was permabanned for “griefing a sapling”. As “griefing a sapling” isn’t too descriptive, I will tell you what I know. I realized I was banned after a 3 day week end at my grandparent’s house. I had been on the server the day before I left, but spent it at the IG birthday party we were...
together to keep it clean and free from run down abandoned property.
b)Many of the communities in the town close to mine are filled with debris and abandoned houses. What can we do to clean up our streets and rid them of these eye sores that are abandoned houses? One way is to form community groups that...
that are influenced by connections or links to places. The main character Billy cannot find acceptance within his hometown Westfield Creek, he feels abandoned and out of place at school and the community, he dislikes everything in his town. Billy is alienated from parental love and from other relationships...
elected into the Canadian parliament in 1921, women have had the ability to participate and become elected into the House of Commons. Since then, Canadian women’s participation in the House of Commons has substantially increased from 1 female seat holder in 1921 to the present day 64 seats held by women...
of Ayemenem and the river that used to flow through it. On one side of this river there was a place called the “history house”. Roy describes this place as a worn and old abandoned estate in a couple of her chapter but in one chapter she is describing what it looks like now and how different it is from...
the world . so anyone or people in her village could not understand about her. She doesn’t have mother but she only had a father. They lived in big house in a little village. Her father didn’t married again so he needed and love Emily very much. And didn’t want anyone take away her from him. But she wanted...
Hawthorne's book The House of Seven Gable's symbolism is eloquently used to enhance the story being told, by giving us a deeper insight into the author's intentions in writing the story. Hawthorne uses many uses of symbolism but the biggest and most obvious one is the house itself. The house symbolizes the...
unfair trial in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, through the oppression faced by the black citizens of Jabavu in Mbuyensi Oswald Mtshali’s “An Abandoned Bundle” and through the white boy’s alienation of the black persona in Countee Cullen’s “Incident”. Tom Robinson is used in Harper Lee’s To Kill a...
catches it each time. However, when Tom reaches his family’s home and finds it abandoned, he gives up and, in a gesture of despair, lets the turtle go. For a final trial for the poor turtle, it is attacked by one the abandoned cats. The turtle goes inside its shell and waits for the danger to pass before...
first described that, ‘as the yellow eye of the creature opened’ his creator Victor Frankenstein flees into the streets in fear. Shelley shows descriptive features of Frankenstein’s monster. One example from the text is ‘shrivelled complexion’; she uses descriptions like this in long sentences to create...
• The next day Carl doesn’t leave the house until all three Matts go to the bowls club for a fish and chips dinner
• The next day Carl prepares to find the girl in the blue bikini from the beach again (Maddie)
• Just after leaving the house Carl is stopped by the local policeman, who...
In a gigantic planet, there was an entirely massive and superb garden. While I was watching TV in my chair man was yelling the big news, he yelled:
“A nasty tree is killing people!” I got up of my chair very scared and passed through the living and went running to the kitchen to...
uniquely affecting the overall image we grasp, and in its own right becoming a piece of the puzzle of her ancestor’s adolescence. Sexton uses rich descriptive language to capture the essence of the setting and invoke a personal response from the reader. This results in the construction of an image as clear...
was about the age of 12 he was confronted by a convict, who then became very important later in the story. Pip was invited to play at Miss Havisham’s house a lot with a pretty girl named Estella. Pip likes her a lot even though Estella treats Pip terribly and says that he will never be anything special...
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You awaken from a deep sleep to the loud boom outside from the fireworks. You take a deep breath and then moan and stretch your tired limbs. You look around the dark room and notice that the sun has reached its full brightness of the day. You stand...