2000 singles Essays

  • How To Write A Narrative Essay About Being Broken

    2113 Words  | 9 Pages

    Snow full of broken hearts by Autumn Nelson The snow was falling lightly on the road. Music was playing softly, laughter filling the air. In a blink of an eye, the music became screeching tires, and the laughter became petrified screams. Shards of glass hitting my face in all directions. The horrible sensation of my spine being crushed by the metal. It started to snow around one that afternoon in New Haven, Connecticut. It made the Christmas season so wonderful and peaceful. I was helping

  • La Conchita-Personal Narrative

    1831 Words  | 8 Pages

    There is an accident on the 405 so we take PCH. I look at the window, into the sea. I am looking for dolphins or whales, but I have never seen a whale from this road. Once, when we were driving to Summer Nationals, Dad offered me two-bucks if I saw a whale. We drive past La Conchita. La Conchita is a small town that was built at the bottom of a mountain. Last year a mud slide burried half-a-dozen houses. Eight people died, suffocated in mud and debris. You can still see the mountains of mud and the

  • My Amazing Future: A Short Story

    1151 Words  | 5 Pages

    The crisp, chilly air finds a way into the supposedly tightly sealed windows of the bus. The sky is dark—the most deep, mysterious blue you’ve ever seen. Only the rim of purples and pinks that surround the mountains in a bright, colorful ring tell you the sun is rising. You hear the muted chatter and laughter of teenage girls. The rough, yet warm seat covers rub against your back. You can smell the brisk spring air; it reminds you of the morning dew, frost, and the wind on your cheeks. The ride to

  • Jackie Monologue

    1606 Words  | 7 Pages

    “Well Adam, it doesn 't seem like you 're feeling up to leaving today, are you sure you want to wait to go home tomorrow?” My nurse Jackie said. I laughed, “That 's quite the joke Jackie, I think I 'll leave today I can 't stay another day.” Jackie extended her small hand towards my arm, “Okay, I 'll help you up and walk you out” “No, if I 'm going to leave I need to do it myself. Thank you, though.” I said while grasping the handles of my hospital bed. After four weeks in the hospital, my body

  • The American Dream In Orson Welles's Citizen Kane

    1363 Words  | 6 Pages

    Orson Welles’s debut on a big screen, “Citizen Kane,” undoubtedly could be considered as one of the greatest masterpieces of the world cinematography. “Citizen Kane” was highly appraised both by the critics and the general audience, nominated for Academy Awards in nine categories and even topped the list of the greatest films of all times by the American Film Institute. The film was created in 1941, and it contained innovative visual and musical techniques as well as revolutionary plot, which has

  • The Chosen Character Analysis

    719 Words  | 3 Pages

    “Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character” (Heraclitus). In every novel, there is always a special and significant character that all readers will notice and impressed by. In the book The Chosen, a boy named Reuven Malter had impressed many readers of all age groups. His distinctive characters are shown throughout the incidents that had happened in the book. Many people appreciate

  • Kim's Convenience Character Analysis

    708 Words  | 3 Pages

    In the play Kim’s Convenience, the store has always been at the heart of the discussion. Time again, Appa made it clear that he wants his children to one day take over and continue the family business. His expectations seem to linger throughout the story, never letting go and always finding Its way into the conversation. However, the problem within the Kim family touches on the internal conflict that people from all walks of life have once seen or felt. The dialogue about character provides an inspiring

  • America Persuasive Speech

    725 Words  | 3 Pages

    6 years ago, I walked into a small restaurant with my best friend, Jillian, and her parents. Once we were seated, I looked around and saw a man dressed in a green camo uniform, constrained in a wheelchair. Upon further inspection, I realized this man was also missing his left arm. My friend’s dad, Chris, left the table, approaching the man. When he reached the table, he reached out towards the man, shaking his hand. The restaurant was pretty empty, so I could make out the words that Chris spoke

  • Creative Writing: Cadet Of The Month

    966 Words  | 4 Pages

    Cadet of the Month Have you ever been so terrified you wanted to cry, scream, and throw up at the same time? In March of 2016, I was selected to be my company’s representative for Cadet of the Month. I would answer questions about the JROTC curriculum and uniforms. Let’s just say, I was not at all thrilled. It was a normal day in JROTC, taking notes from the book, learning new vocab, listening to Sergeant Bush talk about leadership or something. Suddenly, Sergeant Major enters the room and asks

  • Elizabeth Macdonald's Role In Canadian Politics

    1219 Words  | 5 Pages

    “Among other roles, she became the president of the Elizabeth Fry Society - an organisation committed to providing a support system for newly released women prisoners. 61 In 1971, she was appointed the original executive director of the Committee for an Independent Canada. Much of her pre-legislative career, therefore, was spent as an official in the national office of the Progressive Conservative Party. According to Kornberg, stalwarts perform ‘memory, intelligence and communications functions on

  • Persuasive Speech On Raising Bees

    1460 Words  | 6 Pages

    According to all laws of aviation, the bee should not be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway, because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible. If you have ever seen the bee movie you would know that when the bees were not pollinating the flowers, trees, and all other plants suffered. Even though the movie is animated, it is a great representation of what our environment would look like without bees. The bee population

  • The Importance Of Friendship

    791 Words  | 4 Pages

    Everybody knows people are social individuals that’s an old saying though, but that’s a very true statement. People need other people to help them with their lives. To support them and their lives. That’s why we need a friend. It does not matter if they are older than you, younger than you, does not matter if they are your parents, your grandmother, your nephew, your boss, it never matters in the end of the day. What does matter is the quality of your friends not the quantity of your friends, especially

  • Under The Persimmon Analysis

    2074 Words  | 9 Pages

    Feedback from previous essays: “You could transition a bit more between examples, but these are refinements.“ Goal: My goal is to have a well organized essay that has every single sentence prove the thesis statement. Prompt: Life in constant conflict has major impacts on the people who experience it. Each MIP should focus on a key WAR event (a battle / encounter with military, a death caused by war, etc) that CHANGES the character, or a type of impact (emotional scarring (like loss of loved ones)

  • Short Speech: Speech In All B's 'The Bee'

    1370 Words  | 6 Pages

    According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don't care what humans think is impossible. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Ooh, black and yellow! Let's shake it up a little. Barry! Breakfast is ready! Ooming! Hang on a second. Hello? - Barry? - Adam? - Oan you believe this

  • Why We Should Not Convert To Year Round School Essay

    991 Words  | 4 Pages

    “What’s your favorite time of year?” “Summer!” This is a common question asked by an adult, and a typical reply from a child. Of course summer is their favorite time of the year because they have summer break! 10-12 weekes full of sun and fun! What’s not to love? Well, if the year round school people get their way, these kids would be really upset. Year round schooling is becoming more and more common in USA. Although many schools still have the traditional summer break, many school are converting

  • Personal Narrative: Drowning

    1299 Words  | 6 Pages

    myself to get out of bed, and sat up with a groan. I never wanted to get up because sleep was my only escape. I glanced around my room. It looked as if a tornado had ripped through my room. My posters along my paint-chipped walls were hanging by a single tack, clothes and random paper littered my floor, along with a few miscellaneous items. With all the responsibility and pressure I was drowning in, cleaning my room had not been at the top of my priorities. I nudged my way out of bed, and made my

  • Personal Narrative: Temple Run

    844 Words  | 4 Pages

    “Ouch!” I shouted as I slammed onto the tiled kitchen floor. “Are you okay?” my mom asked as she rushed into the kitchen. “Yea, I’m okay.” I said squeezing my side. “You are too clumsy, and you climb too much,” my mom stated. I didn’t talk back because I knew for a fact that I was clumsy and I did climb too much. Most of my family calls me crazy, but I consider myself as “adventurous. They always said that I climbed too much and that I would get seriously injured one day. This happens quite

  • Negan Character Analysis

    705 Words  | 3 Pages

    Man, that was heavy. I mean, I don 't have any words to say. I cried to my mom, running down the stairs with tears flowing down my cheeks as my words jumbled. I guess, it was too much. And I 'm not even exaggerating. Truly, great casting calls for an even greater portrayal of character. I wouldn 't have guessed that Negan would be like that. I mean, I have heard and read some things about Negan and his whole attitude and all. But I never expected such cruelty. Kudos to Robert Kirkman for making

  • Personal Narrative: Miss Porter's School

    1826 Words  | 8 Pages

    The first time I noticed Mike Newton, I was at the campus dining hall completing my community service. Miss Porter’s School required all students to do ten hours of volunteer work each week. According to the program director, Mr. Banner, it gave us the opportunity not only to prepare for college but also, experience firsthand the joy and sense of purpose that comes from serving others. I had undoubtedly won the placement lottery and been given the prestigious job of kitchen duty at our school’s

  • Character Analysis: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

    1474 Words  | 6 Pages

    Everyone makes choices in their lives, and most people experience a variety of subtle or noticeable changes in their personality as a result of them, depending on the type of choice and its consequences. This idea is reflected in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, where Benjamin’s personality undergoes considerable changes because of the choices he makes, specifically regarding his emotional courage. The film follows the growth of his emotional courage, from being inspired by Queenie