Debra A. Brown
(A Narrow Escape)
The Context of Writing
February 17, 2008
A Narrow Escape
On Monday, February 17, 2003, people ranging from the ages to 21 to 60 were getting dress for a night of dancing and mingling, at the E2 nightclub in Chica...
Narrative Essay – Final Draft
You Catch More Flies With Honey Than With Vinegar
When I was a child, I always considered myself to be shy. I would never talk to anyone in school other than my teachers and then it would only be concerning my assignments. I felt as though I d...
Personal Narrative Essay
I do not remember what time the officers grabbed me that night, but I was on the dance floor in a nightclub called the Lonestar and all seemed to be perfect. I suspect perception has plenty to do with beliefs in life, and in this instance my ability to assess my environm...
The moment that changed my life.
This essay is based on an event that changed my life forever. It is a passage that is mixed with feelings and emotions. This experience gave my life a purpose and a sense of direction. It allowed me to grow from a boy to a man in just one day.
It was a cold, rain...
When you write a narrative essay, you are telling a story. Narrative essays are told from a defined point of view, often the author's, so there is feeling as well as specific and often sensory details provided to get the reader involved in the elements and sequence of the story. T...
26 October 2010
I could see the light coming from the computer screen. The way it glowed always seemed to fascinate me as a child. I loved everything about a computer, especially logging on when I was not allowed. My mother would say...
Realizing True Beauty
From the time I started kindergarten until now, I have encountered many peers. Always having the personality of a social and outgoing person I met and mingled with many types of clichés in high school. At Spanaway Lake High during my soph...
August 28, 2008
My Unplanned Weekend
It was a Thursday afternoon and I was patiently sitting in my chair at school talking to my friend Tanya about what we were going to do that weekend. I hear a voice say “Mr. Johnson can you send Lynn to the office for...
If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my boring childhood was like, and how my parents were always treating my little brothers better, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the trut...
The Narrative Essay
*What is a Narrative Essay?
• Narrative writing tells a story. In essays, the narrative writing could also be considered reflection or an exploration of the author's values told as a story. The author may remember his or her past, or a memorable person or event from tha...
My family is not originally from the Elkins, Randolph County area. Actually, we aren't from any particular town, but we moved around the Monongalia area most of my childhood. My relatives, including my grandparents, still live there. Because of this, we often travel to the area...
NARRATIVE ESSAY PROMPTS
[Being Unprepared] Because you have been sick, out of town, busy at work, or working on other homework, you didn't have as much time to study for an important test as you needed. Everyone going to school has been in this situation. Think of a specific test that you took...
As I looked at the team around me, I could see a mixture of expressions on their faces, and could only imagine that I had a somewhat similar look on my own. Some faces were anxious, and in others you could make out a look of fear. However, all of them seemed to have a slight g...
There are many reasons I made the decision to return back to school. I would have to say my children are the number one and two reasons. I have two wonderful, respectful young men ages 5 and 16 that I have raised alone up until a few years ago. My oldest son hasn’t seen his fath...
-1Crystal D. Dozier
November 13, 2007
Word count: 809
My Little Blessings
Children have a tendency to bring out the very best in people. I can say I have been fortunate to have four little blessings of my own. I consider each of them as a blessing and each day I am reminded...
The Crucible Narrative Essay
Through my time being with the church I have never questioned or doubted the sacredness of our work once, but recently I have come to find myself realizing that the duty performed by reverends of this sanction are ill minded in determining the wrongfulness of a fel...
A Difficult Decision
Throughout each of our lives, we go through many trials. Life seems like a big smack in the face at times. Anyone can relate to this, because no one has had a perfect life, a life without blemish. Hardsh...
My First Deployment, My Choice,
After so many years of planning, thinking and waiting for me to get the chance to make it through the Police Academy, one hot summer Saturday of early July I got a call from my supervisor in the Army Reserves, he says “ Specialist Olivo how are you?” am fine th...
A Difficult Decision
For some time now, my husband and I have slowly been drifting apart. We have our good days and bad days (mostly bad). It wasn’t always this way. We use to be so close and always been able to read each other like we were connected...