Stairway Essays

  • Julian The Fish: A Short Story: Julian The Fish

    746 Words  | 3 Pages

    The morning was as dark as night. The fog waved over the ground and the trees cracked. They were escorted by the Julian the Fish. An angler known to be the fastest swimmer in the county, hence the nickname. A tall man with long grey hair, he was wearing a black west and a brown straw hat. In his right hand, he held a lantern to light up the path. They had not used horses that morning, hoping not to make sound when they passed the centre. The river was flowing furiously at their side with rivertrouts

  • Arlene Supreme: A Short Story

    1168 Words  | 5 Pages

    Arlene Supreme, that's a name everyone knows in the year 2903, she’s seen in history textbooks, schools, and museums across the world. That is of course after the great Machine war of 2813. But before all this fame, Arlene was a name only known by people on her street. Arlene Supreme is a 15 year old girl which lives upstairs her dad’s business that repairs and improves robots. Arlene got her name after her mom died of cancer right after she was born. Arlene’s dad spends most of his time working

  • Persuasive Garnier Research Paper

    734 Words  | 3 Pages

    space to spread out while doing scenes in shows. The main event while inside of the theatre was definitely the grand staircase. This staircase looked like something out of the castle of royalty. Upon entering the building, one is able to see that the stairway is very large and imperial looking. After walking up that initial flight, the stairs split off into different directions for each person to get to the side of the theatre they are seated easier. Although it took Garnier fifteen years to eventually

  • Narrative Police Interview

    826 Words  | 4 Pages

    Denzonia Thompson Ethnography Narrative Narrative description of my police interview The weather was dark and gloomy outside with a hint of pumpkin spice scent from the Dunkin Donuts across the street, the temperature was slightly cold and winter-like. The faint smell of old wood emerge to my nostrils as I came closer to the 103rd Precinct. I slid my right hand against the stone brick wall and came to a reality of being close to a safe place. There was a Caucasian male with a full mustache

  • Thanksgiving Day Speech

    1358 Words  | 6 Pages

    Thanksgiving break has just ended, and now I’m back at school, that means I have to see Mrs. Gulon’s scary face again, and go to her classes, which are pure torture. Everyone thinks she’s an evil witch and I do too, her laugh sounds like an evil cackle, she has really dry lips, and yellow teeth, she has a big scar under her eye, and a big wart on her chin. Her classroom has a cellar in the corner that she locks kids in that angers her, I heard that sometimes she leave kids in there all day. Soon

  • Descriptive Essay: Coming Of Age Narrative

    1161 Words  | 5 Pages

    Coming of Age Narrative Rough Draft She woke up in a soft, flannel cot. Her digital alarm clock droned on and on, but she didn’t hear it; she didn’t care. She slammed it to stop buzzing and hopped out of bed. Pressing her hand against her window, she looked out to see a snowy winter day. Frost caked her neighbor’s roofs. She quickly threw some jeans and a fluorescent long sleeve. She snatched all her papers and threw them into her binder and grabbed her bag. She hastily brushed her teeth and

  • Sample Case Scenario

    1080 Words  | 5 Pages

    On 02/28/2017 at approximately 0330 hours, deputies were dispatched to 624 N. Market in Caldwell, KS. Dispatch advised a physical disturbance had just occurred between a mother and her son, the son left the house on foot. All of the doors were locked at the house so he could not get back inside. When I arrived in the area I parked to the south of the house and waited for backup to arrive. Deputy Marks #134 and I went to the house that is located on the north end of Caldwell, the house faces the

  • Descriptive Essay: Tale Of Two Cities

    2111 Words  | 9 Pages

    Aaron, bewildered, looked at the dead maple tree. During the fall, it had tilted slightly to the right and crashed into the side of the mansion He looks up and down the sides of the tree. There is a small opening at the top, few dead branches blocked off a larger part of the hole. But he could get through the hole if he was careful. He slowly started to crawl up the side of the maple tree. Halfway up the tree, Aaron looked up towards the hole. He didn't like the height at all. He swallowed, and he

  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Boy Who Changed My Life

    1287 Words  | 6 Pages

    The good, the bad, and the smelly Little do many people know that a long long time ago in a place not so far away, I was a boyscout. I started as a kid and was in “Den 7” and slowly through the years I crossed over into boy scouting. I went through all the ranks and all the summer camps and even all of the outings. Toward the end of my scouting career I really grew to hate the program, I never thought it was “cool” to be a boy scout but with high school right around the corner I figured I was absolutely

  • Lorraine In The Pigman

    1163 Words  | 5 Pages

    In the novel, The Pigman, written by Paul Zindel, two students named John and Lorraine meet on the bus and become best friends. John is a more rebellious student who tends to act in an infantile way at times. He is known as the “bathroom bomber,” because he always sets off bombs in the school bathrooms. Sometimes, John can be seen as an ingrate, when he takes his healthy body for granted by constantly smoking and drinking putrid beer. Lorraine, on the other hand, is not very outgoing or self-confident

  • Fear In Elie Wiesel's Book Thief

    848 Words  | 4 Pages

    Imagine if you were being hunted down in your own country by an army who wanted you dead. What would you do? Would you run away and hide from the danger or would you accept the situation you were in and let yourself be killed? Some lucky people got the choice between both options, and I was one of them. I chose to hide from the danger present in front of me, purely because of a promise made between my father and a man named Hans Hubermann. I have been staying with the Hubermann family for a few

  • Flying Monkey Short Story

    806 Words  | 4 Pages

    Flying Monkey? Yes, It Is Possible - 10 Pictures Birds that can fly are happy because they can see the world with different eyes. But what happens when the monkey wants to fly and is that really possible? When you really want something, the dreams become reality, as in the following story. Macaw Parrots These are blue and gold macaw parrots. In the layout, they are all similar. All macaw parrots are pretty big, have strong beaks and beautiful colors. Their appearance is truly fascinating, with a

  • Baby Doll Research Paper

    1106 Words  | 5 Pages

    Best Baby Dolls Young girls can have fun dressing up their own baby dolls. They can also find joy in playing pretend with their baby dolls. I’ve spent countless hours during my youth pretending that my Cabbage Patch was my own child. However, baby dolls aren’t just made for playing since they can be added to an adult’s collection. Kids aren’t the only ones who can find joy in purchasing a doll because there are several adults who enjoy collecting baby dolls to add to their memorabilia. There are

  • Personal Narrative: Matthew Peterson

    1470 Words  | 6 Pages

    Throughout elementary school I kept a small group of friends and I never made any new friends with the exception of one kid, Matthew Peterson. There was a lot of kids throughout my grade school career that would come and live in St. Louis for a year or two and then go to live somewhere else. Most of these kids had parents that worked for Companies that would constantly transfer them to work somewhere else so their kids wouldn 't stick around very long. I was never friends with any these kids, until

  • How Did Langston Hughes Write Mother To Son

    841 Words  | 4 Pages

    Meghan Main Mrs. Hiddleston AP Literature 12 April 2017 Poetic Analysis Project Every mother wants her child to succeed. Langston Hughes, in his poem, "Mother to Son," writes from the point of view of a mother who has a rough life. The mother's life has not been a walk in the park, but instead full of obstacles and hardships. However, she has a strong will to succeed. She rises above these difficulties and keeps pursuing her goals and dreams. Thus, she believes it is her duty to impart wisdom

  • How Does Langston Hughes Use The Extended Metaphor In 'Mother To Son'

    1961 Words  | 8 Pages

    The poem Mother to Son, by American author Langston Hughes, follows a conversation between a mother and her son about a very important topic: Life and how to survive it. This poem, while only a short and concise 20 lines, holds a very powerful lesson to those who read it. This lesson is hidden in an extended metaphor about stairs, and is clear to those who care to peer into the true meaning. The theme of this poem is that it is best to listen to people who have already been through hardships, for

  • Personal Narrative: Moving Away

    310 Words  | 2 Pages

    “Ok, you wait here,” I told Hailey. I hurriedly climbed the stairs to grab my coat so I could walk her to school. Hailey can never run up the stairs. Everyone of them is different height from the last, making it impossible to properly judge how high to lift your foot. Either the stair is too high and she stumbles forward with her foot falling beneath where she was expecting it to stop, or she kicks the step lip with her socked foot. Had the stairs been carpeted like the ones in her friends suburban

  • Descriptive Essay On The Waterfront

    271 Words  | 2 Pages

    Descriptive Paragraph: The Storefront The wind batters the dilapidated store’s rain shattered doors, flinging them wide open and jerking them shut with a loud thud. In the caved-in front window hangs an illegible rusty neon sign. A rotten, soiled flag, barely clinging to the flagpole outside, snaps and curls around the gusts. Inside, faint imprints of muddy boots sink into the dirty floor, and fan out from the entrance, while the frigid air gently sweeps in debris from the streets. Only the sound

  • The Conviction Of The Pearl In Homer's Odyssey

    1074 Words  | 5 Pages

    In Homer’s Odyssey, the over one-hundred suitors at Odysseus’s home of Ithaca threaten to overthrow the former king they assume dead. Their violence and careless living in his home impose on Penelope and Telemachas’s safety and privacy, causing Odysseus to hurry back home. However, the suitors present an even bigger threat: they threaten to destroy and absolve Penelope and Odysseus’s marriage. Faithful Penelope, though, delays her decision by promising to make a choice of a suitor after she finishes

  • Snatch Social Psychology Analysis

    1856 Words  | 8 Pages

    In this analysis, I am going to be talking about what social psychological theories that are connected to the movie ‘Snatch’. This film has two main plots. The first being the search for a diamond and the other has to do with the betting of a bare-knuckle gypsy boxer. This film is a very interesting portrail of the world of illegal activites, bare-knuckle boxing and the gypsy community. The main theories I am going to dicuss are Stereotypes, The Balance Theory and Cognitive Dissonance. Concept