Free Essays on My Town

  1. Living in a big city or small town. Where would you prefer to live?

    Some people prefer to live in a small town whilst others prefer to live in a big city. Which place would I prefer to live in? Living in big cities or small towns both have advantages and disadvantages to their location. People’s living preferences vary for many reasons such as age, profession and interests...

  2. Industrial Paternalism: the Company Town

    Industrial Paternalism: The Company Town ABSTRACT: Industrial Paternalism has had an impact on the way that unions are viewed in today’s society. The early 1900’s saw many Company Towns used by companies to control their workers both in their workplace, as well as, their personal lives. This paper...

  3. It Is Better to Live in a Small Town Than in a Big City.

    a small town than in a big city. It is a well-known fact that the world is becoming increasingly urbanized. In almost every country in the world the trend has been for more and more people to move from small towns to larger cities. Although there are certain aspects of living in small town that I would...

  4. Small Towns Have an Wmplified Sense of Community

    Small towns generally have an amplified sense of community. The neighbors are more likely to have relationships with one another, outside of merely passing them by occasionally. As a former resident of a small town, and a current resident of a substantially larger city I feel as though...

  5. This is a essay comparing my town with the town in the play "Our Town"

    Corners is a small town in New Hampshire that shares many characteristics with Lewistown. Not only does it share characteristics of a physical nature, the people of these towns also share attitudes and philosophies towards living and dying. Some of the physical features these towns share are many churches...

  6. My First Date at Sixteen

    My first date occurred when I was sixteen years old. It was me and a girl named Shanidah. We first met when we were around the age of fifteen at a church function in Aliceville, Alabama. I was visiting my grandmother for the summer at the time. Shanidah and I exchanged numbers and regularly kept in contact...

  7. Unjust Traditions of the Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    June 27. The whole village gathers at the square for the drawing of the lottery starting with the children and ending with the adults. In some towns this event would be started a day earlier because of the large population of people. But in this village there was an estimated three hundred population...

  8. My Favorite Hobby : Reading

    I can't begin to explain how reading has enriched my life. I live in a small fishing village called Lancaster, 200 miles northeast of Anchorage, Alaska. It's strictly a fishing and mining town with a year-long population of 424. We're a loyal, self-sufficent group, and count among our ranks five teachers...

  9. My Lyfe

    My life An Ordinary life style for me .It was a rainy night, in my room during the night time, which was the start of my life. My parents love me as much as the word which could not be described. Like other kids i was born and grew up as an ordinary boy. I live in down town area where my...

  10. My Journey Towards Heaven

    FAITH BELIEFS My journey towards heaven (The biography of my life based on my personal religious faith beliefs) André Groeneveld Master of Sacred Theological Divinity Universal Ministries School of Theology My journey towards heaven (The biography of my life based on my personal religious...

  11. Big City or Small Town

    Some people prefer to live in a small town and others like to live in a big city. In my opinion, I would prefer to live in a big city because living in a big city has more advantages than living in a small town. Living in a big city is more convenient because in a big city there are many facilities...

  12. Nathaniel Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineux": Irrationalism

    Nathaniel Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" is a short story, that represents irony. Irony refers to differences between reality and appearance, or between what a person thinks is true and what is actually true. The symbols of irony in the story show how Robin, the main character discovers in...

  13. Village or Town?

    Living in a town or in a village Sometimes, people think living in a town is better, because of the opportunities. But to tell the truth both have advantages, and disadvangtages too. If I have to choose, I would choose the town. The are a lot of reasons. For me the important is that there...

  14. Race and My Community - Woodland California

     Race and My Community Tasha Brown Axia College of University of Phoenix I live in somewhat of a small community in Woodland, California. For such a small population, about 51,000, we have a very diverse group of residents that live and participate here. Some say it is a small version of a melting...

  15. My experience on roller coasters

    thump, thump thump”, my heart accelerated in my chest like a hollow drum. The hot sun glared down on me in what I imagined to be a spotlight, glazing my face with sweat. I scrutinized the crowd for ways of escape. Why did I have to be the confident one? I could feel the eyes of my family members surrounding...

  16. The Town I Value Most in My Life

    resolution is what I see in Beijing today, but a convenient life with modern facilities should be what we imagine for the city that I love to name my home town. Modern. This is the word most descriptive of Beijing to most chinese to take chances in here from all corners of the country. As truth, Beijing...

  17. Our Town by Thornton Wilder

    Our Town "Our Town", by Thornton Wilder, written in 1938, was first performed at the McCarter theatre, New Jersey, on the 22nd of January1938. It is an example of meta theatre, and chronicles the lives of ordinary, everyday people, during their ordinary, everyday lives. The story is based in Grover’s...

  18. My Hometown

    My hometown is a small town just east of the South Carolina border named Savannah. It is an extremely historic town with ties to piracy, bootlegging during prohibition and the confederacy during the civil war. Part of Savannah was badly burned and graves of confederate soldiers defaced and destroyed...

  19. My Country Invented

    My Country Invented I do not want to give the impression that we have only defects, also we include some virtues. Aver, leave me to think about some... For example, we are a town with soul of poet. Is not our fault, but of the landscape. Nobody that is born and he lives in a nature as ours can...

  20. Home Town Visa

    Hi classmate, I graciously appreciate your interests in visiting my hometown, Edison, New Jersey. In 2008, we’re ranked as 35 out of 100 best places to live by Money Magazine. Edison New Jersey is “A transportation hub, the township is connected via several interstates to New York, Philadelphia, Trenton...

  21. My Hometown

    similar to growing up in any other suburban-type town. As a child, you went to school, you came home, you grabbed a snack, you did your homework, and then you begged your mom to let you play outside with the neighborhood kids. There wasn't much to do in my city, but there were quite a few things that made...

  22. My Family Camping Trip

    My Family Camping Trip My family camping trip was last year in October. All the boys in my family were going and most of them were from out of town, so it was kind of a big deal. We were going to Roosevelt Lake in Globe, Az. We departed from my uncle’s house at 4:00 am. We were on our way to meet...

  23. Advantages and Disadvantages Working and Living In the City and Countryside

    Thailand, which is a cross between a town and the countryside. Coming from an industrial town, it is a nice change to be away from the dirt produced by industry and the traffic pollution, which occurs in towns. Also, I feel that living in a place, which is a town in the country, helps to make you feel...

  24. my biography

    This is my life.... My name is Karl Kristiansen. I was born in Connecticut. I spent most of my childhood in Stonington, a small, seaside town on the Connecticut-Rhode Island border. My father was a commercial fisherman and since he was from Norway, life on the sea was a natural for him. My mother was...

  25. A Home for My Fuzzy Dice

    In our family, my grandfather had set up custodial accounts for all the grandkids, so in the advent we were old enough to drive, these funds would facilitate and help offset the cost of buying a car. Of course there were stipulations to this, some of those being our grades if still in school...

  26. Malathion Assessment - My Vote

    period a person so happens to hunt and eat this animal. How do you educate the fish in the stream or the birds in the wetlands? They are a part of our town as well. The probability of a person contacting an illness is too unknown at this time. There is no way to tell if a child who inhales the pesticide...

  27. My Land Ladys Yard Review

    Colored Plants “My Landlady’s Yard” by Dagoberto Gilb first published in the Texas Observer, an American political newsmagazine based out of Austin Texas, finds surprising meaning in the futility of yard work. Through out the essay Gilb uses metaphors of his law to explain the racial tensions of immigrants...

  28. Breaking My Principles

    Breaking My Principles I have always stood up for my principles, but lately I can’t seem to keep them in track. My parents raised me to listen to them and do what they said all the time and you and I know that always happens. I have also been taught to be as loyal as possible to my friends but there...

  29. Small Town Feel

    exactly how our towns are and how they used to be surly there would be significant changes that took place within the past fifty years. Having things such as large corporal businesses rather than the small family owned business which was forced to shut down. We may be able to look at our town and say what...

  30. My Trip to Colorado

    Alex Casias Period 5 10/10/07 My Trip (: In July of this year, my mom and I went with two friends of ours to Colorado. We flew form Houston to Colorado Springs. Once we got there, we drove to Estes Park. When we got there...

  31. The Stupidest Decision of My Life

    At the age of 19 I made what my parents thought at the time to be the stupidest decision of my life, to move to Greenville, NC. I had grown up in Raleigh, NC and was desperate to get away, not only from my parents, who I believed to be quite controlling, but also away from the monotony of life as it...

  32. Essay 4 Comparison And Contrast

    Essay #4- Comparison and Contrast “Living in a big city or in a small town” Carmen Herrera College Composition I English 101 A01 Professor R. Soy November 12, 2014 1 As we become adults, we come across the broad decision of choosing a place we can call home. Many factors need to be taken into...

  33. My First Date

    There are clothes strewn on my bed, chair, and all over the floor of my room. After changing outfits repeatedly for the past hour, I have finally decided on the right one: a short (stops right above the knees), dark brown, crinkled skirt; a white tank top tucked inside the skirt; and a pair of brown...

  34. My Precious Memories

    Shamilev Tariel Semester 1/FIB My precious Memories I put it off until the tidiness guru installed by my Mama becomes anxious and then alarmed. I dread it while I drink my first cup of coffee. Three quarters into my second cup I know to get my shower and just begin. My mind goes through what needs to...

  35. My Response

    Jason Ray ENG-102-005 January 20, 2010 R1 My Response In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” (29-35), Faulkner immediately sets the tone for the story. He expresses the respect and loyalty the town of Jefferson had for Miss Emily. Faulkner wants the reader to realize Miss Emily is a respectful...

  36. Village Life Is Better Than Town Life

    "Village Life Is Better Than Town Life": Identity, Migration, and Development in the Lives of Ugandan Child Citizens African Studies Review ,  Dec 2004   by Cheney, Kristen E • Email • Print Abstract: This article contextualizes Ugandan urban-rural relations through urban children's...

  37. Modern Life vs Village Life

    Modern Life V/s Village Life Many towns and villages then are nothing more than suburbs today. By definition cities have larger populations than towns which are larger than villages, which is a major difference between modern life and village life. In today’s Modern life cities have an urban settlement...

  38. Why Do Some People Prefer Small Towns over the Big City

    Why do some people prefer small towns over a big city? Some may think that big cities are intimidating and some may say small towns aren't interesting at all .I the have been to small towns numerous times before and feel a little more sense of security , a cleaner environment and friendlier people. In...

  39. Small Towns and Big Cities

       Small town and Big cities Some people prefer a small town over a big city, others prefer a big city over a small town. Why? Big cities and small towns have several differences, they also have a few similarities. Including that they both have their advantages and disadvantages. However...

  40. my behavior

    quite often means a country, a town or something similar (e.g. Tony's Story takes place in New Mexico, One of my best friends in Australia, etc.) What kind of place Physical environment: e.g. a farm, a native village, a family home, a staircase, an industrial town (etc. etc.) Social environment:...

  41. My First Parachute Landing

    Autobiographical Incident My First Parachute Landing Dalys Dixon Level 12B On Sunday, November 13, 1988, I made my first parachute landing from an airplane flying 12,000 feet above ground. That weekend was very different for my friend Rondon and me. The previous day we left Sao Paulo very early...

  42. City Life vs. Small Town Life

    Living in a city and living in a small town have both advantages and disadvantages. It is believed that someone’s personality is influenced by the place where they live. Living in a city involves having a fast-paced life, while living in a small town usually slows things down and gives people a stronger...

  43. My Hometown

    My home town is seen as a tranquil area. Growing up here was peaceful and relaxing. What was great was that all the neighbors knew one another and would get together quite often. There would be a lot of interaction between the neighbors, both young and old. Being so close to each other was comforting...

  44. My Ex Bestfriend

    Where will I go ??? Hello my nameis Katie . I am 29 years old and im married to a cop,his name is Derek . My husband has abused me for a while now and i am sick and tired of it,that's why even though i stabbed him he is still alive and i know he will find me wherever i go . I don't know where im gonna...

  45. My Birthday

    in? E-mail address: This information is required. Password: Forgot your password? Save my e-mail address and password Save my e-mail address Always ask for my e-mail address and password Sign in using enhanced security Windows Live ID Works with Windows Live...

  46. A Change in My Life

    A change in my life Life is not something boring but it can be very interesting and wonderful. A lot of changes in life makes life more beautiful. In my life, I have move to new home for several time. From rural area to town, from town to small town, each time give me very different experience. However...

  47. Big Cities vs Small Towns

    in the small town Different kinds of people have different tastes as where to live. There are two basic choices for a place to live: in a small town or in a big city. This question arises especially when renting prices begin to increase higher with every passing day. In my general view,...

  48. How I Met My Husband.

    To a 24 year old, seeing friends who had been dating for a long time getting engaged was hard. I'd been single for a year and a half when my best friend Kendra looked at me and said “Ashley, aren't you tired of being single?” I replied “yes, I am.” Kendra then looked at me and said “Why don't we sign...

  49. My Community

    realized that I had many times ignored the meaning of what is a community. After a few research of the meaning of community, I simply sum up in my own thoughts and words that a community is a place where someone belongs. So where do I belong? Looking back in the year of 1960, I was born...

  50. Security of the Double Tree Hotel in Down Town San Diego

    Hotel in down town is currently dealing with are theft, loitering of the homeless and the occasional noise disturbance; it is my job to make sure those things don’t happen. I am currently work the grave shift Thursday through Mondays as the security officer at the Double Tree in Down Town San Diego hired...

  51. my favourite destination

    holidaying abroad. There are many destinations with exquisite panoramas in the world. Out of those Switzerland is the most preferred destination. In my opinion, Switzerland is the best travel destination because of the natural beauties, diverse cultures and food. First of all, Switzerland is the best...

  52. My First Volunteer Experience with Habitat

    Habitat for Humanity, my ears twitched, recognizing a genuine product, designed to bring about true changes, rather than making the affluent feel good they’ve done a thing to help solve out world’s problems. From day one, I knew my holiday was in good hands. Weeks before my trip to Romania, e-mails...

  53. My Wonderland

    02/23/2012 Rough draft My Wonderland Living in Germany was one of the most beautiful times of all of the nineteen years that I have been living. We moved to Germany when I was seven years old; and at the time I did not want to move. I was use to my life with my extended family and my childhood friends...

  54. My Best Vacacions

    My Best Vacations You may never think how a simply vacations can change your life. I was very excited about the idea of spend 10 days in the beaches from the states of Sonora & Sinaloa also the sun, the sand and the beautiful girls that follows a great beach. Last vacations I spent in Sonora & Sinaloa...

  55. My Past, Preent and Future

    Past, Present and Future 1 My Past, Present and Future Kenneth Riggins PSYC 202 Mrs. Letitia Henson 20 September 2009 Past, Present and Future 2 OUTLINE Where I grew up South Small town What my family was like Second to youngest child ...

  56. Cape Town

    was market day in Cape Town and the streets were crowded with shoppers looking for bargains, meeting friends and lovers. Boers and Frenchmen, soldiers in colorful uniforms and English ladies in flounced skirts and ruffled blouses mingled in front of the bazaars set up in the town squares at Braameonstein...

  57. My First Day at Work

    My First Day at Work There are many reasons my first day of work was one to remember. It was a normal Monday morning. I got up, took a shower, got change and sat down for some cereal. Ten minutes pass and I was done with my cereal....

  58. My Husband, My Inspiration

    Crystal Solis February 9, 2011 English 1301-502 Valdez My Role Model There are many people throughout the world who have a role model or a mentor in their life. The person in my life, who is my role model, is my husband. We have been married for six years and we have two children. His name is...

  59. My Race and My Community

    Race and My Community Prassedes Ciappolino Williams ETH/125 Axia College of the University of Phoenix In late 2007, I, along with my mother, moved to Raleigh North Carolina to be with my future husband. I was pregnant and had high hopes for the future. I had recently gotten out of...

  60. Small Town

    benefits to growing up in a small town. Small communities allow people to become acquainted, acquire a sense of security and familiarity. Although there may be many apparent positive aspects to smaller towns, people often living in acquire what is called a 'small town mentality'. This can be described...