My Rollercoaster Experience

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My mind took over, seizing to constantly deter me from thinking in any form this was enjoyable. Faintly, the word “hurry” was said, I cautiously moved slowly onto the rugged leather seat, as the rustic safety harness crossed my chest, a knot developed in my stomach. When analyzing the seen I noticed subtle factors in which made me want throw up on sight. The ride evidently had seen better days, loose screws, aged wood, rusty metal, all were enough evidence I was not meant to make it out of this ride alive. Everything went silent, as if everyone began to feel the uncertainty I had been experiencing. The wheels begin to turn, making a irritating noise each time they make the full circle. What seemed to be a skyscraper was the upslope the rollercoaster …show more content…
Not teacher, nor my parents brought me to the conclusions I reached that day. Why, I kept asking my self, in deep thought, was this rollercoaster experience more powerful than life lessons that had been instilled in my young adolescent mind? A decision was made that day, fears were thrown aside, it was time to grown up and tackle obstacles that had been thrown in front of me. A “metal death trap,” In better words, brought a whole new view of how to go about my life. We all have a routine in which our day consist. Breaking norms is hardly regular, when considering a “daily routine.” Though, what if venturing off into the unknown served to be a beneficial experience, in which we may gain more knowledge? When analyzing the article, What Is Literacy, the topic, acquisition was discussed. A line that caught my eye that went on to say, “It happens in a natural setting which are meaningful and functional in the sense that the acquire knows that he needs to acquire the the thing he is exposed to in order to function..”(Gee 3). The rollercoaster was merely a life lesson. When exposed to the realization of how a rollercoaster related to everyday life, I understood its meaning to me. A obscurity such as a rollercoaster embedded a deep and powerful message, that made my wonder even more as to what other life lessons had I

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