2008 singles Essays

  • Analysis Of Celine Dion's My Heart Will Go On

    1417 Words  | 6 Pages

    Music is very popular all over the world, and it comes in different forms and flavors. People of all ages enjoy listening to different types of music and express positive emotions. In addition, the Romantic song is the branch of music, which conveys the pleasant message of peace and love. However, people use romantic lyrics to share their pleasure when it is successful and relieve the grief when it is not. It’s also used as a bridge to connect hearts that are miles apart. I believe love is just like

  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Pet Bunnies

    888 Words  | 4 Pages

    introduction have you ever wondered what tristan wald was like when you were not around? most of you have i bet. This is the story of my best memories and what i love to do. i’ve done some pretty amazing thing to find out more read on. bunnies I was driving in the car and i was so excited i had butterflies in my stomach. i was about to go get my pet bunny. we drove through a neighborhood and we stopped at a house. i got out of the car with

  • How To Write A Mission Trip Essay

    1612 Words  | 7 Pages

    Imagine being subjected to the solitude of the mountains, going a week without a proper toilet, clean water, or even cell service. Walking miles upon miles, in seemingly hellish temperature just to do something for someone else. Welcome to my journey last February. Roughly a year ago, I endured a week-long Mission Trip in Guatemala. First reading that thoughts probably came up along the lines of "oh that's neat, but what's so fun about that?" For one second, stop thinking about whatever you're thinking

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Analysis

    1662 Words  | 7 Pages

    The story is all too common, a young athlete with lots of promise, and then it all come crashing down. The culprit? A torn ACL. ACL stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (McDaniel). “The ACL is one of the four major ligaments that works to stabilize and support the knee. The ACL is “behind the patella and connects the Femur to the tibia,” (McDaniel). It prevents the tibia from moving too far forward on the femur and it limits the rotational movement of the knee,”(“Why do Females”). Basically the

  • Reflective Essay: How Memory Affects Behavior

    941 Words  | 4 Pages

    When I was only a couple of months old my mom and I were stuck in an airport due to delayed flights. The only luggage we had was my diaper bag and a backpack full of baby toys. I was miserable and cranky the whole entire time which didn’t make my mom feel better. At the time I had no idea what was going on but now that will be stamped in my memories forever. Memories are a key aspect in life because they affect our behavior, help us recall events that have happened in life, and last help us learn

  • My Strengths: A Self Analysis

    1147 Words  | 5 Pages

    Ever since I was a little girl, I have always felt this heart aching pain every time I see someone in trouble, feeling down, and etcetera. And I have also felt like a super hero when I am able to make someone happier, even if it is by taking the slightest smile or laugh out of them. Growing up I was not sure why I was like this. A couple of weeks ago, I found out through a strengths assessment in StrengthsQuest that one of my top strengths is empathy. Which makes a lot of sense because I am definitely

  • Mia Hamm: A Tragic Hero

    807 Words  | 4 Pages

    Inspiration "Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes it better is how you react to it." Those words inspire me and many others. Mia Hamm, the most effective citizen of the 20th century is inspirational in many ways. That quote inspires me because even if you fail you should never give up, you should always try as hard as you can. Mia Hamm was born on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Arizona. She is one of of six children who are

  • Sacrifice In Toni Morrison's In Beloved

    1238 Words  | 5 Pages

    Parenting has been a long practice that desires and demands unconditional sacrifices. Sacrifice is something that makes motherhood worthwhile. The mother-child relationship can be a standout amongst the most convoluted, and fulfilling, of all connections. Women are fuel by self-sacrifice and guilt - but everyone is the better for it. Their youngsters, who feel adored; whatever is left of us, who are saved disagreeable experiences with adolescents raised without affection or warmth; and mothers most

  • Personal Narrative: If I Am An Ordinary College Student

    753 Words  | 4 Pages

    If anyone looked at me they would think I am an ordinary college student. I wake up every morning wishing to get a couple more seconds of sleep. I make my way to school I listen, I learn, I make my way back home and I study, or depending on the day I go to work. Some days are as simple and relaxing as these, but some are not. Some days I wish to get hours of sleep, I can sleep for 9 hours and still manage to not want to get out of bed. If I could I would just lay there all day and cry. But it is

  • Character Analysis Of Jordan Baker In The Great Gatsby

    1154 Words  | 5 Pages

    Scott Fitzgerald as a care-free, single woman in the 1920’s who seems not to care about anyone but herself, and when taking a closer look, she is a symbol for how women will change over time from the forms of the 1920’s to today. Today’s women work for a living, come home and run the house

  • Four Viewpoints Of Professionalism In Nursing

    1065 Words  | 5 Pages

    The definition of professionalism according to The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is that professionalism is “of or belonging to or connected with a profession, along with being trained, practiced, veteran, experienced, qualified, licensed; competent, able, skilled, expert, masterful, and proficient (2009).” This definition is to include all walks of life whether it be a plumber, baseball player, or even a nurse. As it pertains to a nurse the definition of professionalism according to the book

  • Similarities Between Hamlet And Oedipus

    1151 Words  | 5 Pages

    Hamlet the Good Hero Back to a long time ago when I was young, my mom would tell me stories about heroes go out and save the day. But behind that glorious scene, most heroes have a background story and it is not a perfect picture sometimes. As human, people tend to make mistakes overtime and flaws are definitely inevitable. After reading Oedipus and Hamlet, they are both heroes with significant tragic story. Hamlet fits more with the definition of a hero than Oedipus for his motivations, traits

  • Warn Me Poem

    1857 Words  | 8 Pages

    Warn Me! A silent and drizzle night lies in front of me. I think stars will shine brightly soon, because stars usually appear after the rain. My long hair also beautifully shines bathed by the moonlights. Because the moonlight even looks at me, that’s why mom gave “Bulan” as my name. Now, I’m sitting on a chair thinking about how wonderful this night is. But all these wonderful things make me feel so small and also confused at once. Why do all these wonderful things look so amazingly perfect even

  • How To Play Pranks

    954 Words  | 4 Pages

    As I sat in the circus with my sister, I waited for the show to begin. I was elated since I had never been to a circus before. I didn’t even know what to expect. As if my uncertainty cued the show to begin, a clown walked onto the stage. He wore giant red hair, enormous boots, a baby costume, and white makeup on his face. He was no more than a clown, a fool. The word fool usually generates the feeling of one who is stupid and/or dumb in many people’s mind. But, there is a meaning behind the word

  • Personal Narrative: My Little Tikes

    996 Words  | 4 Pages

    I paced my brother, as he drove his big-boy batman trike. I was riding my Little Tikes trike, one that was not in any fashion intended to keep up with my brother’s brisk, delicate maneuvers; nonetheless, I continued driving right behind him. We were driving around an island that spanned across the enormous parking lot. The island had trees and bushes all throughout, and the parking lot could seat hundreds of cars with ease. One side of the parking lot was downhill at a thirty to forty degree angle

  • Analysis Of Nature's Beauty By William Wordsworth

    1126 Words  | 5 Pages

    A Recollection of Nature’s Beauty (An analysis of 3 messages from Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”) A constant struggle for many throughout life is learning to appreciate the small and simple things that we take for granted. Blessings are poured out upon us, but we rarely take time to reflect and feel thankful for what we have been given. It is a constant battle to feel gratitude. Not only should we be thankful, but we should also appreciate the wonders of the world

  • The Day I Going To Die: A Short Story

    1508 Words  | 7 Pages

    I was going to die. I only had maybe ten minutes to free myself. It’s not my only memory of me trying to survive a life I didn’t choose for myself. I was eight years old when my mother decided she had enough of me. This was not the first or the last time she had decided if I could live or die. This time it felt like it was it. This time I was going to die. My father left my mother and I when I was a baby, one year and 6 months old, to be specific. He should’ve stayed in Cape Verde where everyone

  • The Seasoned Jailbirds: A Short Story

    1727 Words  | 7 Pages

    No... I haven't done anything wrong. The seasoned jailbirds will take one look at you and know they've hit the jackpot. I give you a week before you become someone's property. Detective, please. I'm innocent. I know. Really, I do. But those Diales are another story. You say they are running some operation, but I know nothing about it. I've been watching them for years. Even while Lucy was on the inside... - they never stayed on the straight and narrow. - I know nothing about that. I was

  • Terror And Horror Short Story

    803 Words  | 4 Pages

    Terror and Horror By: Jia Yu Cheung Looking back at that day, I feel stupid. I start chuckling. When I think about it, a cold shudder still goes down my spine, but it’s all good. Everything is normal, well at least it is now. “Are you sure we’re old enough to go in?” I asked with a waver in my voice. “They will let us in. Chill out!” my friend, Kristen, said with a tone of assurance. “Yeah! Don’t be a little chicken! Bak! Bak! BAK!” my other friend, Crystal, teased with a hint of sarcasm in her

  • Personal Narrative: Running On A Trampoline

    356 Words  | 2 Pages

    “Hurry up Ethan!” I roll my eyes and jog towards my friend. When I reach him he hits me and yells “You’re it!” Suddenly he is gone, running towards the playground. I chase after him, swerving around the trampoline. Today is not the day to try and run on a trampoline. My friend Jonathan criss-crosses between the picnic tables heading for the balance boards. I go the opposite direction and climb into the green tube at the very back of the area. The green tube is so cool, you can look through the holes