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  • Descriptive Essay Haunted House

    there was a house that everyone knew was haunted. It was an old neglected house on a side street in the oldest part of town. Sometimes, the most wonderful smells issued from the house and filled the street with the heavenly odor of fresh baked bread. Whenever that happened, people would say that the old house must have been a bakery or, at the very least, the former home of a fabulous baker. Sometimes, the neighbors would hear the sound of music and laughter coming from the empty house as if there...

    Ghost, Ghosts, Haunted house 933  Words | 3  Pages

  • A house to remember (descriptive essay)

    Lai Xu Per. 10 2-4-03 A House to Remember I have moved in and out of many houses throughout the years, but none of them were as important to me as the house in which I grew up. I must admit that this house, although enormous, was neither the nicest nor the most comfortable house, yet my nostalgic nature has propelled me to treasure that house above all others. Having parted it for almost ten years, some details of the house are out of my grasp. The memory of the house now stands as a symbol of...

    Chair, Rooms, Table 1414  Words | 4  Pages

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    Melanie LeBlanc U1L3A3 Descriptive essay Pre-writing stage: topic: Abandoned homes form: Informal essay audience: Adolescent to Adult purpose: To write a descriptive essay about dilapidated/abandoned house and how people should take great care of their homes before it will become derelict or decrepit. rhetorical devices: Personification : deserted loathsome houses light peeked out Similes : a house is like an child white paint and dust lay...

    Abandonment, House, Odor 2289  Words | 6  Pages

  • Haunted House

    FIVE PARAGRAPH ESSAY HANDOUT First, come up with an opinion and three reasons the opinion is true. INTRODUCTION: Attention Getter(Do not start with a question): Merriam Webster defines judging as to form an estimate or evaluation of; especially to form a negative opinion about. Start general and get more and more specific to your topic: Judging itself isn’t a bad thing, the fact that most people judge with little to no prior evidence is what causes problems Thesis Statement(State...

    Barbra Streisand, Belief, Causality 771  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Francisco Descriptive Essay - My Grandparent’s House           My most favorite place has always been my grandparent’s house.  This is the place I would have to go to before and after school.  I have always loved my grandparent’s house because it made me feel safe and warm.  There was a smell of coffee in the air at all times.  It seemed like all my grandmother did was make coffee.  If I smell coffee, I instantly think of my grandparent’s house.  My grandparent’s house was always...

    Collard greens, English-language films, Family 522  Words | 3  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    How to Write a Descriptive Essay More than many other types of essays, descriptive essays strive to create a deeply involved and vivid experience for the reader. Great descriptive essays achieve this affect not through facts and statistics but by using detailed observations and descriptions. What do you want to describe? As you get started on your descriptive essay, it's important for you to identify exactly what you want to describe. Often, a descriptive essay will focus on portraying one of...

    Adjective, Creative writing, Essay 2299  Words | 7  Pages

  • Narrative Essay Vs. Descriptive Essay

     Narrative Essays Are a Great Read Name ENG121 Professor June 16, 2014 Narrative Essays Are a Great Read Narrative essays and Descriptive essays can be similar but they are different in nature. The narrative essay “I Want a Wife” is more compelling than the descriptive essay “Homeless” because the narrative essay has a point of view, uses humor and satire, and uses tone and language that can draw the reader in. “Narration is storytelling from the perspective of...

    Essay, Essays, Homelessness 1604  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sense and Descriptive Essay

    English 9A, Unit 2 Descriptive Portfolio Your second portfolio will be a descriptive essay about your favorite location. You will not be focused on building characters or telling a story in this paper - Your paper will purely describe. Remember that your descriptions should use imagery and sensory details, meaning that it should appeal to the five senses. While reading your paper, I should be able to picture your location. Your favorite room of your house Your favorite location in...

    Essay, Object-oriented programming, Sense 858  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    9/17/2012 Assignment: Essay #2 - Descriptive Relaxation Destination Everybody has that one place. A place that they run to in times of joy, stress, and sorrow. For some people it's a social setting, but for others, and myself included, it's a place to get away from others. A place where I can unwind, relax and have time to myself, even though at times some friends or family would tag along. The place I'm talking about is my cottage back in Canada.  Three hours north of my house in Brampton, is...

    Dock, Dune buggy, Hiking 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing and Descriptive Essay

    Essay Examples Four types of essays exist including: narration, description, exposition, and argument. Each type has a unique purpose: some tell a story, some are descriptive and others prevent viewpoints. One of the best ways to better understand each type of essay is to review examples. Types of Essays Narrative Narration is telling a story from a certain viewpoint, and there is usually a reason for the telling. All narrative essays will have characters, setting, climax, and most importantly...

    Essay, Essays, Exposition 1903  Words | 6  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Descriptive Essay: Connor Donnelly 090-177 Essay #2 People are always talking about being in those situations where time slows down to the point where a few seconds feels like a few minutes, well I didn’t exactly think that is what actually happened. Until a dreary, calm, dull spring afternoon in Briargate (located in Northern Colorado Springs), about a week after my fourteenth birthday, I decided that I was going to go down to this plentifully lush creek next to a well travelled bridge. While...

    Ballpoint pen, Foot, Fuck 1024  Words | 3  Pages

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    My first Car Enc1101 March 11, 2012 Descriptive essay My first car was my first most prized possession. I’d named her, tested her out on interstates, and took good care of her like she was one of my children. She had mirror tinted windows and was deep ocean blue that gleamed in the summer sun, she was flawless. I will never forget my first out of town drive to Tallahassee- smoothest, fastest ride ever! Had it not been for the scenery I would’ve felt like I was driving in a race. I remember...

    Automobile, English-language films, Mother 1134  Words | 3  Pages

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    Descriptive Essay A Horrid Memory My sweaty palms ran through-out the thin strands of my hair as I tried to comfort myself for just a single moment. I felt scared, almost terrified as the screams of my nightmare echoed in my ears and made my head throb. Almost never did I have such vivid dreams, and when I did, I never remembered them the next day. Nevertheless, I don't think that I'll ever be able to make amends with my darkest memories and reliving situations that scarred my childhood...

    Laughter 865  Words | 3  Pages

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    Drive. I've heard many stories about a haunted house down there. The stories, however, have varied. I heard somebody had been gruesomely murdered in there. I also heard that a young man had starved himself to death. I heard he literally looked like a skeleton when they took him out. There were two general consensuses though. One was that these things happened many years ago. The other was that nobody has seen anyone come into or come out of the house alive. As I drive down the street I see...

    Andrew Wood, Coming out, Door 1038  Words | 3  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Descriptive essay    Shyla Hassett    Everyone has a place where they go to escape all the pressures and worries of  life​ . ​ There is always that one spot that can soothe all your problems and troubles in  times of stress.  For some​ ,​  the woods​ ,​  the beach​ ,​  or the park is the place to go​ . ​ For  me​ ,​  it’s simpler. I go to my bedroom to cure all my problems​ .  As I walk in I can feel the soft​ ,​  smooth carpet beneath my feet. I see freshly  painted lavender walls with white trimming​...

    2004 albums, Color, Debut albums 323  Words | 2  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    099-22-Intro to College Writing 9:05-10:15 am Professor Braxton-Robinson/Professor Sheffield Assignment: Write a Descriptive Essay describing a storm you have witnessed. The storm I witnessed was Hurricane Sandy. When I first heard of the hurricane I thought it wouldn't be as bad as some people were prediciting, but as the storm approached I certainly changed my mind. As we sat in the house it became very real how bad the storm was going to be. It was scary to hear the wind howling; blowing the trees...

    Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Denzel Washington, Paterson, New Jersey 971  Words | 3  Pages

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    Anh Phan ENG 099 7248795 Descriptive Essay Grandmother, the inspiration of my life I still remember every picture and actions of my grandmother, a woman who loves me and sacrifices for me and my father most. My father grew up in the north of Vietnam, and my mom and my family in the south of Vietnam. For the disadvantages of long distance, I could not visit my grandmother and grandfather regularly. Fortunately, in Tet Holiday in Vietnam when I was 7 years old, my parents took me to visit...

    A Big Family, Family, Grandparent 964  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Writing On Satis House

    Descriptive writing on satis house As I approached Satis house inside of my carriage I could feel the nerves growing inside of me. I got close to the rusted gates and stopped I had to get out and walk up to the old withered gates. I felt my feet stick to the ground and I found it quite hard to breath. The sounds around me was getting very load like I was standing next to a roaring plane even know I was getting further away I could hear the crows in the background and the snorting horses. When...

    Debut albums, Estella Havisham, Ghost 1386  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analysis of the Haunted House

    Introduction to Prose Analysis Formalist Approach Analysis to Haunted House Short Story Charles Dickens [pic] Written by : Dhian Nurma W C0307002 Annissa Maulina C.N.R C0308001 Sabila Rosdiana C0308006 Yunita Tyas P C0308008 Casandra Aleksia C0308023 Dorina Nur K C0308082 English Department Faculty of Letters and Fine Arts Sebelas Maret Surakarta University 2010 There are many approaches to reading and interpreting literature for analysis. One of...

    Charles Dickens, Fiction, Ghost 1014  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    | Descriptive Essay | Rough draft | | Gatewood, Jasmine | 10/12/2012 | Myself: Person Hello kitty collection thing Homemade spaghetti food Downtown Dallas place Jasmine Gatewood English 0331.2 Ms. Fischel 10/12/12 Description Essay Downtown Dallas home of the dart and the drug dealers on every corner, my friends and I used to visit regularly to have a nice chipotle dinner. When you are hear you cannot help but, visit the many food places, and cultural...

    Dallas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex 1433  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Name Professor Course Name and Number Date Descriptive Essay One of tha problems with growing older is losing tha wonder and fascination of tha world that children see. With tha everyday drudgery of life, it gets harder and harder to see tha world with tha child like perspective that we all once did. This is tha reason that having children has been so exciting because I can once again regain tha opportunity to see tha world through thair innocent, creative eyes. Thare are few places where tha...

    Disney Vacation Club, Epcot, Magic Kingdom 1533  Words | 6  Pages

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    Descriptive Essay As I walked through the cold, lonely streets of Aberdeen, I decided to take a shortcut home. Making a sharp right, I was headed down an alleyway, which was dark and sinister. Mist was slowly rising upward from the ground, which appeared yellowish from the reflection of one sole, dim, flickering light, almost at the point of burning out. The only sounds of the night came from my own feet dragging over many pebbles and stone on the cement. The breeze was very bitter and piercing...

    Cosmo Kramer, This Old Man 1151  Words | 3  Pages

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    FINAL DRAFT OF DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY ‘NARRATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE WRITING’ READER 2013 Name : HAPSARI C. HANANDYA (Nanna) Student Numb. : 112012133 SATYA WACANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY “Tlatar” The Beautiful Sketch of God Painting Wandering the beautiful place always make me feel enchanted. There are many beautiful place that God has given for us to be used and developed as best as possible. I remember one interesting place and always makes me want to visit it for the umpteenth time...

    Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Existential quantification 905  Words | 3  Pages

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    Descriptive Essay As my sister’s wedding drew near, given that I was her maid of honor, it became apparent to me that it was my job to take all of the ladies in the wedding party to the salon on the day of the wedding. This was fine with me, except that I hadn’t worn makeup or done my hair for years. After much convincing from the bride, I decided to get my makeup done with them, and regretted that decision every second after it was made. The day approached all too soon. I was blown back...

    Cosmetics, English-language films, I Decided 917  Words | 3  Pages

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    Eric Zapata Descriptive Essay Prof. Carolyn Robinson 10/2/2012 Every Friday after school with the boys, we would pick up our Dyno bikes and ride four blocks down to Tony’s pizzeria. If I had to think about it, Tony’s pizzeria is was and still is to this day an important part of my life. Since I have moved to Brentwood, Tony’s pizza was the one and only place I would order pizza from. There wasn’t any other pizzeria that could top Tony’s. I remember the first day going to...

    Calzone, Campania, Italian cuisine 885  Words | 3  Pages

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    College Writing 2 October 2012 Descriptive Essay A compact two-door car might not mean a lot to someone, but to me, working and improving my car is my favorite thing to do. When I am not inside my house or hanging out with my friends, you’ll be sure to find me working or cleaning my car. For most people, leaving their car stock is passable for their needs, but to me it’s not. My car is modified which makes it one of a kind. My car consists of its exterior, interior, and performance level...

    Automobile, Color, Headlamp 2139  Words | 5  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Essay: Narrative and Descriptive Essays

    Compare and Contrast Essay Name Institutional Affiliation Introduction Academicians argue that, a powerful reader paints a picture on a reader’s mind. Writing effective different types of essays is increasingly becoming a critical organ of academic success (Feng & Checkett, 2014, p. 152). There are two major types of essays, narrative and descriptive. While the two might be appropriate in academic writing, one is arguably effective that the other. Narrative essays tells a story from personal...

    Essay, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou 1036  Words | 6  Pages

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    Descriptive narrative Assignment September 25, 2013 A Terrible Event No one could ever imagine that such an incident could happen. On December 31, 2008, in Benin precisely in West Africa, my friends Erick, John, and I decided to go out, as we were welcoming the New Year. Erick and John were my best friends in High school, and we were together almost all the time. Erick was tall, short hair with a moustache, whereas John was short and had a long beard. New Year’s Eve was always fun...

    ARIA Charts, Automobile, New Year 1041  Words | 3  Pages

  • Haunted House 5 Sences

    Scences An old haunted house… I was only curious; I wanted to know what this house was really like. I am glad I made it out alive. I had heard adventurous stories about the house but I never knew the house to have looked the way it did what I saw was… I saw the thick dust along the skirting’s and the little bugs crawling up the shabby curtains, they looked like very small dots, like they were a part of a pattern on the curtain fabric. The room was dark, gloomy and definitely neglected. But-...

    Linkin Park, Olfaction 937  Words | 3  Pages

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    Ivory Koehn 9/10/2010 Descriptive Essay Under The Raised Hand Prologue When I was a young girl learning about life and love, I always thought that some man would sweep me off my feet and it was my fate to be with him and only him. My mother was not a big fan of love and fate. She didn’t have a very good history of guys and relationships. She would always tell us love was not a reality and we should find someone with a lot of money. My mother is a strong feminist woman and I tried as hard...

    2008 singles, English-language films, High school 2045  Words | 5  Pages

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    Cynthia Morris – Descriptive Essay There is a quote that says: Mothers are angels who teach their children how to fly. Indeed my mother was an angel who in my younger years I thought was sent here to torture me especially when I wanted to hang out with my friends instead of doing chores or homework. My mother was the pillar of strength, love, and compassion. Mothers may be misunderstood but that doesn’t mean they don’t care or know better. My earliest memories of my mother, was her pretty...

    Anxiety, Family, Father 861  Words | 3  Pages

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    Fred Cotten Descriptive Essay September 27, 2014 English 1010 - 85 A Mini Vacation to Atlanta, Georgia Traveling is one of my family’s favorite things to do. The family has visited numerous places throughout the United States, however, none are as memorable as Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, there are many places to go and sights to see such as: Cola-cola factory, Cabbage Patch Kids Factory, Under Ground Mall, the Zoo, Atlanta Braves Stadium, Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone Mountain Park, and...

    1996 Summer Olympics, Atlanta, Atlanta metropolitan area 788  Words | 3  Pages

  • how to write a descriptive essay

    1. Descriptive essay writing An essay is a written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject. Descriptive essays, derived from the word describe, is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe something—object, person, place, experience, emotion, situation, etc. Writers use the descriptive essay to create a vivid picture of a person, place, or thing. Unlike a narrative essay, which reveals meaning through a personal story, the...

    Emotion, Essay, Meaning of life 794  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing and Descriptive Essays

    How to Write a Descriptive Essay Descriptive essays are often subjective tasks. The first issue at hand is to make sure you know what type of paper you are writing. The descriptive essay is often creative, personal, or simply artistic. Discuss the assignment with your professor or teacher before you begin. Even though your descriptive essay is more personal than a standard five-paragraph or compare-contrast essay, there is still quite a bit of homework to be done. Here is a list of important rules...

    Emotion, Essay, Essays 1406  Words | 5  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    gazing at the dilapidated house, I shivered as though ice had replaced my spinal fluid. The cold air enveloped my entire body. Even the multiple layers of clothing could not protect me against the deathly cold. The walkway leading up to the house was cracked, withered weeds and old dandelions protruding out of the cement. Dead roses, once full of color and life, had previously grown wildly in thick batches by the gate. The moonlight cast a ghoulish glow on the house. Decaying vines formed a twisted...

    Bathtub, Death, House of Lords 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • “the Yellow Wallpaper” an Opinion on the Critical Essay “Haunted House/Haunted Heroine: Female Gothic Closets in “the Yellow Wallpaper”” by Carol Margaret Davison

    opinion on the critical essayHaunted House/Haunted Heroine: Female Gothic Closets in “The Yellow Wallpaper”” by Carol Margaret Davison Rebecca Olds V00698066 English 125 Y. Levin April 2nd, 2009 “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a short story written in the late 1800’s about a woman with post-partum depression who becomes increasingly mad because of society’s, as well as her husband’s, repression. The critical essayHaunted House/Haunted Heroine: Female Gothic Closets...

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Essay, Fiction 1167  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Childhood Memories Can Be Positive Reinforcement My favorite childhood place was at my grandparent’s house. My grandparent’s last name was Mountain. Their property had the nick name, “The Mountain House,” I remember wonderful memories of spending time there with my family; eating grandma’s famous potato salad, tasting grandpa’s fabulous barbeque ribs, and most of all eating those wonderful Mountain family cherries. The sounds and smells are truly alive in my memory. These memories are incredibly...

    Cherry, Cousin, Family 1103  Words | 3  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Descriptive Essay Hearts were racing, twelve to be exact, lungs were being constricted tighter and tighter with every second that went by, joints were being pushed to their limits as their limbs stretched the farthest they could reach, and yet these twelve people were still able to ignore their injuries. All they revealed was happiness. There was no pain to be seen. No acknowledgement of misery because they all knew they only had those two minutes and thirty seconds to give it their all. Any sense...

    Pain, Split 1157  Words | 3  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    Descriptive Essay Draft Throughout our lives we meet many people. We impact others by our own actions every day. Sometimes we impact them without even realizing it. And people will impact our lives and our hearts forever. You may just have a simple conversation with a stranger on a bus, and before you know it, both individuals have a changed perspective on something. Or perhaps you’ve known the person your whole life and they have impacted you just as much or even more. These influential people...

    2008 albums, 2008 singles, Conversation 964  Words | 3  Pages

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    Icesus Holland Brenda White English 101 16 September 2013 Descriptive Essay The beach is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Before visiting, I had only been to the four states, which is the stringy grassy fields, the forest of trees, the smelly white and black cows and pink curly tailed pigs. See I had never seen any other states but Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. I love the picture in my head but it was nice to finally see something different. When my boyfriend...

    1996 albums, 2005 singles, Akira Kurosawa 1256  Words | 4  Pages

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    Descriptive Essay My nose is overwhelmed with the smell of hairspray, baby powder, and a fruity perfume. There are too many girls in here, all struggling and fighting for a space near the mirror that covers the entire back wall. It’s dim in here, but it’s a good kind of dim, almost calming. The only light is coming from the round vanity bulbs that line the top of the mirrors, making it so that the fluorescents don’t impair what natural light reveals.  I make my way to the red lockers on the right...

    Cosmetics, Hair iron, Hairstyle 1441  Words | 4  Pages

  • Writing and Descriptive Essay

    Descriptive essay example If you are having problems with writing of a descriptive essay you should certainly look for a descriptive essay example (or even maybe several examples). Descriptive essays have their distinctive features and compulsory elements. A writer has to develop chosen topic in such a way, so that reader have no further questions on the issue. What are these issues? These may be people, events, facts etc. Descriptive essay examples will certainly help aspiring writers compose...

    Emotion, Essay, Essays 738  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gina Broyles English 152 Lynne Goldsmith Descriptive Essay October 23, 2014 Let Me Tell Ya ‘Bout My Best Friend Saige Mackenzie Polk, a five foot girl with ten feet of attitude and sass. The girl that everyone knows and watches in awe as she struts down the hallways. She’s the girl that succeeds with flying colors at everything she attempts, and never has a thought of giving up until she feels it is good enough for not only herself, but every other person around. Everything about Saige is spectacular...

    2005 singles, 2006 albums, Friendship 976  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    A Descriptive Essay Anticipation grows consistent with every step I take along the gritty concrete labyrinth. Beneath a blazing sun, the smell of baked asphalt, sugary cola, and pretzel surround me. I follow the unpainted, gray chain fence that leads me forward. Overhead the deafening whirl of metal and screams briefly fill the hot air. The consistent drone of greasy motors and hissing pneumatics engage my curiosity. My heart rushes like a child on Christmas morning about to receive a favorite...

    Mind 1016  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing and Descriptive Essay

    know anything about descriptive essays you should certainly look for descriptive essay examples, which you can find online, as well as at Professays.com. Why should you look for such examples? Those students with little writing experience can be somewhat puzzled by a descriptive essay. Thus, an essay example will offer much valuable information, regarding both essay form and contents. The first thing you can learn is descriptive essay topics. Then you can pay attention to essay structure and outline...

    Essay, Essays, Five paragraph essay 743  Words | 3  Pages

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    Jennifer Schacht ENG-090 2/10/2011 Descriptive Essay Final We have been waiting nine long months, and we have had much preparation to do before the arrival of our daughter. Of all the things we have prepared for her, I am most proud of her room, my mother and I painted it and sat it up with all the accessories together. I sat on the floor and taped off the stripes to be painted, and my mom painted. It was a great team effort, and we are so happy how it turned out. With flowers and butterflies...

    2007 singles, Caesarean section, English-language films 2924  Words | 6  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    English Description Essay In this essay I will describe something in my home; I have chosen to describe a Cheez-It box. Many people own Cheez-It snacks in their homes. The color of the Cheez-It box is red, white, orange, yellow, and black. The front of the box has a big label reading Cheez-It. Above the label it shows the company’s name which is Sunshine. It has a picture of a little fat chef on the left of the company sunshine’s name. Directly underneath the Cheez-It label it declares...

    Cheddar cheese, Cheese, Cheez-It 961  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing and Descriptive Essay

    Writing Handout E-7: Descriptive Essay Structuring a Descriptive Essay A descriptive essay simply describes something or someone by appealing to the reader’s senses: sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. Here are the basic steps to writing an effective descriptive essay: 1. Select a subject Observation is the key to writing a good description. For example, if you are writing about a place, go there and take notes on the sights, sounds, and smells. A descriptive essay paints a picture for the...

    Essay, Figure of speech, Grammatical tense 1171  Words | 4  Pages

  • narrative vs descriptive essays

     Descriptive Essays vs. Narrative Essays Many people have different preferences on what type of writing style they think is more superior to another, I believe descriptive writing to be more excellent writing style then narrative. I can tell you that there are a few similarities and a few differences between the two. I prefer Descriptive essays, rather than narrative essays. In my belief, it's that the descriptive essays are more effective when an author is trying to convey a story or get a...

    Essay, Fiction, Narrative 1153  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive essay

     NIGERIA The purpose of this essay is to describe Nigeria. Officially it is a federal constitutional republic, located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. Its three largest and most influential ethnic groups are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country...

    Africa, Benin, Niger 1819  Words | 8  Pages

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    English 1301 Week 4 The Narrative Essay My First Flight The seasons are approaching in which families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas. This time of year does not carry the same feelings for me as they did when I was young. I am a military spouse and my husband has been away for most of our holidays. One peculiar Christmas I received the opportunity to spend the holiday with him this was my first flight experience. The morning of my flight, I got up at 2 o’clock, said a prayer...

    Anxiety, Flight, Plane 1310  Words | 3  Pages

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    thermometer. Against the wall to the left of the fireplace is the large, grey trimmed, fifty inch screen television which resides atop a five foot long by two foot tall wood stand. The television and stand sits with its back to the front windows of the house that look out to the heavily trafficked Campbell Street that leads into town. On the front of the dark honey colored stand are two oak trimmed glass doors, that neatly frame the open center section, dividing it into thirds. The open middle area holds...

    Agalloch, Brick, Glass 943  Words | 3  Pages

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    Asparagus 1 Walking up to a cozy, tan ranch-style house in southern California, my stomach was howling for attention, waiting for a scrumptious meal to help ease its hunger. My aunt’s house was filled with the rich scent of roasted chicken and garlic, a smell that would drench my taste buds when I would have eaten mammal flesh. I could almost smell the tenderness of the succulent meat as it baked in the oven while mashed potatoes churned in melted creamy butter. The smells of a fulfilling feast...

    Green, Nostril, Odor 1011  Words | 3  Pages

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    Descriptive paper Mercedez 1 How It Feels To Be in a Live Poker Tournament About five years ago I used to date this guy, whose mother loved to go to the casino. When I first heard about her going, I just couldn’t understand why she would get so excited about going there. She would come home and say how she had the best time and how she got so lucky. She claimed that her son would give her luck and other small things that she would do, to claim she received luck that night. I would just look...

    Card game, Game, Luck 1678  Words | 4  Pages

  • Narrative and Descriptive Essay

    Compare-Contrast Essay Eng121: English Composition I (AXC13480) Regina McKinney Professor: Nancy Segovia January 1, 2014 A narrative essay is about storytelling for a narrative story to work it must capture and hold the audience attention you must give a clear understanding of your story. A descriptive essay lets you describe in detail what the essay is all about using words that appeal to your sense of smell, hearing, see, touch, and taste. A descriptive essay lets you use words that...

    Essay, Maya Angelou, Narrative 1226  Words | 4  Pages

  • Descriptive Essay

    approached the house we had a view of their long front oak porch and door. In order to get to the backyard we had to pass the front porch and turn around the back. We wanted to make as little noise as possible so we pitched our shoes. We slowly followed the porch’s rails, keeping both eyes on the front door and windows. We froze when a shadow passed the living room window. When there was no further movement we continued along the porch until we reached the farthest corner of the house and turned around...

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  • Writing and Descriptive Essay

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