Free Essays on Something You Regret About

  1. regrets

    If you knew that today was your last day on Earth what would you look back on and wish you could change? I strive to make my answer to that absolutely nothing because there isn’t anything I would regret more than living a life full of regrets, full of wishing I had done something differently. We should...

  2. finance

    The Pavilion Play In the play the Pavilion, regret, forgiveness, and living in the present were the main themes presented in this play. Everyone has regrets on what they should or should have done but can we really go back in time to change our decision, no. All we can really do is learn from our...

  3. the era of tattoos and body piercings

    body, something that I think anyone thinking about getting a tattoo should put some serious thought into. What I’m saying is that I think tattoos should have a deep meaning to the person getting them. In other words don’t think of a tattoos as an accessory, think of a tattoo as something that you can never...

  4. Tattoos

    stated some interesting facts about people’s reaction after getting a tattoo, a survey in the article states “approximately one-third of people with tattoos regret it. This piece of information came to a surprise, but reading a long and coming across the reasons to people’s regrets made things a little more...

  5. Will You Regret When You Are Eighty Years Old

    Will you regret when you are eighty years old There are so many things I want to do in the short time I'm here. Some of these things scare me, some will challenge me and others are just plain fun Unfortunately, life is very short and the older I get the quicker time seems to pass. I'm quickly realizing...

  6. Rough Draft Randy Pausch Inspired Graduates.

    there and actually underlying that nowadays he was happy to be anywhere, by him saying this actually gave a hint to the graduates that there was something behind the scene that he knew but the audience didn’t, but soon they were going to find out. He confess later in the introduction that a few months...

  7. The Remains of the Day

    Day Discuss the themes of loss and regret in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day. The story The remains of the day, by Kazuo Ishiguro is filled with both aspects of loss and regret. The term Loss is an amount that one suffers due to an event and the term regret means to feel sorry for actions that...

  8. english

    recommend you to wait remember + -ing = I did it and now I remember /I remember posting the letter/ remember – to…= not to forget or to realise /please remember to post the letter/ regret + -ing = I am sorry about what I did /I regret saying it/ regret + to…= I´m sorry that I have to…/We regret to inform...

  9. Think Before You Act

    quick. There may be a time you will not notice that your life has changed on a single snap. Everything what people want, everything people want to say and everything people do is immediate. Everything people need is just a click away. Without knowing, troubles and regrets are also a click away. Many...

  10. Hating Lessons

    decisions for us while we are young is for one reason and one reason only, and that is because they don’t want us to look back into our past and regret not doing something. Being young, children or even teenagers still have trouble making decisions that will somehow benefit them in the future, because we just...

  11. The Life of an Original Lady

    holidays that would result with you getting to take a day off from school or work. If I was born in December, March, May, June, or July I would have a better chance of getting to take my birthday off every year instead of just when it's a weekend. My friends are what you would describe as the best friends...

  12. Tuesdays with Morrie: Self-Pity & Regret

    the good things still in my life. On the people are coming to see me. On the stories I’m going to hear. On you—if it’s Tuesday.” -- Morrie On their second Tuesday, Morrie teaches Mitch about self-pity. Through himself, Morrie shows that it’s okay to cry and let emotions out. In the morning, Morrie...

  13. Analysis of the Road Not Taken

    looking back at something: you are proud of something, or you are regretful of something. The meaningful word-"sigh" in this quote suggests the regret of the speaker. So the future tense in this poem shows that the speaker will eventually look back to the decision he made because of the regret. So, he knows...

  14. Loss and Hope

    In both Frankenstein and The Blade Runner, the central characters reveal their regrets that act as a burden in their lives. Victor Frankenstein’s narration of the monster he created tells us he could barely “endure the aspect of the being [he] had created” (47). Frankenstein leaves the creation to fend...

  15. Rolling Along - Song Analysis

    not really see each other anymore. This song is essentially about how the town you grew up in and the people you grew up with mold you into the person you are today and affect you and where you are going. The first verse is mostly about nostalgia. “I remember every night we spent on weekends with...

  16. Man in Basement

    fiction novel. This book starts out with a man named Mr. Blakey he is a black male in dire need of money. In this book I found out interesting things about both Mr. Blakey and Mr. Bennet. Both of them were hiding things from everyone else but themselves. Here is how this book went. ...

  17. Notes

    I went to my boss and said to him, "You know, I'm going to go do this crazy thing and I'm going to start this company selling books online." This was something that I had already been talking to him about in a sort of more general context, but then he said, "Let's go on a walk." And, we went on a two...

  18. Curriculum Development, Editor

    Who's Sorry Now? 6 Steps to Regret-Proof Your Life Oprah.com   |   From the July 2008 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine “I ate that pound of chocolate.” “I lost the love of my life.” “I blew the audition on American Idol.” Martha Beck on how to stop dragging your load of coulda-woulda-shoulda’s...

  19. Leaving It Behind

    desire to return for a moment to that life which long ago, and of her own choice, she had left behind her.” (pg. 11) Leading a life with no regret is something that very few people have ever accomplished. In the novel Passing, written by Nella Larsen, a character by the name of Clare abandons part of...

  20. Learning from Mistake, Agree or Disagree

    to me. When you make mistake and try to learn something from your mistake, you will waste lots of things, ruin the way that people look about you. In addition, learning from mistakes will make you regret much. First of all, learning from our mistakes will waste you lots of things...

  21. Parents and Teenagers Opinions on Tatoos

    the fact that once etched into the body it cannot be removed. Then they go on to reveal the regret issue that everyone hears about. First thing you always hear is “your going to regret that thing” or something to that nature. Some adults go as far as believing that teenagers want to self mutilate and...

  22. English Grammar

    past simple           Future(would + inf)                Imagination/unreal Third            past perfect          Future(would + have + v3)      regret Mixed: a)  If + past simple ,     Future(would + have + v3)   (present condition)     (past result) b)  If +  Past perfect,    Future(would...

  23. The Longing as Language

    The Longing as Language A Critical Reaction to Lawrence Raab’s The Uses of Nostalgia There is something to be made out of longing. That palpable longing emanating from the (would-be) sadness of a song. As I was reading the poem over and over, it dawned on me, that exact sentiment: that particular...

  24. free write

    stupid but we can surely tell he’s had some regrets, even if its just a letter. i for one have many regrets, but instead of boring you with maddening boringness (is that even a word? eh, who cares!) that is my uneventful life, i’ll just tell you one regret. since the dawn of time (yes i really just...

  25. Acquainted with the Night Analysis

    his twenties his sister died as well. These difficult and depressing moments in his life led him to write this poem. He aimed to tell the audience about the depression that he had, and the experiences that occurred because of it, as well as allowing the reader to connect to it with his or her own experiences...

  26. Different Ways of Defining Beauty

    Individual definition of beauty varies with time. The personal choice of beauty is a specific concept and thus not everybody would have the same conclusions about the definition of beauty. While poets and philosophers declare that beauty is subjective and can be anything that brings pleasure to the mind...

  27. The Leap of Faith

    below this form.) HOW THIS WORKS: Your e-structor has written overview comments about your essay in the form below. Your e-structor has also embedded comments [in bold and in brackets] throughout your essay. Thank you for choosing Smarthinking's OWL; best wishes with revising your paper! *Strengths...

  28. The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost

    clearly stated to me that the poem is about coming across to good roads, and not knowing which direction to take life into because of being afraid of missing out on what could have happened along the other road that was not taken. When two positive opportunities come about, and one not sure which opportunity...

  29. Understanding Belongingg

    evident in my second chosen text, the song “Gamble everything for love” by Ben Lee. We look at belonging in terms of a perception of being a part of something. Dickinson’s poem ‘I gave myself to him’ enforces this concept in regards to love being a contractual, financial agreement and belonging to another...

  30. Self as Thinker

    nature to undo what you did to yourself. I have made plenty of mistakes and I have regrets, it is the nature of reality in being human. However, it is my mistakes that brought me truth and understanding I would not otherwise have gained. To say regret is misleading, it is not of regret but of being uneducated...