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  • Personal Narrative-Descriptive Essay (I-81)

    10 minutes to 11am when I reached I-81. 77 follows 81 west for a few miles then turns north into West Virginia. Surprised that I-81 was in good shape, considering the weather. Proceeding cautiously, due to the obvious black ice on the roadway. I turned north following I-77 further into West Virginia. I needed gas now, before going any further. I took the Princeton West Virginia exit. At the bottom of the exit was a semblance of a highway. Didn’t look like anybody had turned left from that point. I was not going to take a chance, there might be a median there. I turned right. I could see faint headlights going in the opposite direction. Startled by the sound of a loud air horn. I looked, seeing what looked like an airplane landing behind me. Moving to the right as far as I could, not slowing down. I felt the rumble of whatever was back there. I braced for impact. Let me tell you something. If you ever find yourself in West Virginia, fogged in, with almost zero visibility and snowing. Please, have enough sense to bring a change of underwear. I’m glad I did! I shit my pants,…

    Words: 830 - Pages: 4
  • Personal Narrative On Air Conditioning

    cleaning my “biohazard of a messy room” but I decided against it. I then realized that I wanted to go on a bike ride, but before that, I would need to do a load of laundry. I put it in the clothes, turned the machine on, and left it running. I closed the doors leading to the kitchen, as well as the hallway, wanting to turn on the air conditioning. Since our air conditioning unit was a window one and at least 10 years old it only worked in one room, which we designated as the living…

    Words: 1003 - Pages: 5
  • Katniss Everdeen In The Hunger Games: A Dystopian Society?

    The people of Capitol use The Hunger Games as punishment for the districts for their failed rebellion against the capitol. With the games being held annually at the capitol and being watched on television by everyone else which is enforced by the Capitol for their own entertainment. This flaw that is presented through The Hunger Games is present in today’s society where we seek pleasure in the reading of The Hunger Games and having people fight to the death for our own entertainment. Katniss is…

    Words: 1124 - Pages: 4
  • Nightmare Rock: A Short Story

    connection has been lost. As the boys get to the river jack pulls out a small black box labeled “HOVERCRAFT.” The box is the size of a bagel and as heavy as a rock. Jack pushes a red button on the side of the box and sets it in the water. When it hits the water it opens up and out folds a full sized hovercraft. The kind with 2 fans. One to move it and one to fill the skirt to hover. When the boy climb on board Jack at the wheel the large fans turn on and they are off. “This is so darn fun,” Sam…

    Words: 961 - Pages: 4
  • Personal Narrative : A Car Ride With My Fellow Friends

    "Ring!" sounded the final bell on a Friday afternoon at school. Students sprinted out of class to get to their cars trying to beat the rush of traffic; I was one of them. I stopped by my locker to grab all of my books and then hurried out to my shiny gold Toyota Camry. I quickly put my key into the ignition and backed out of my parking spot. I stepped on the gas pedal to beat all of the idiot drivers that don 't know how to wait their turn. Once at the stoplight, I took a sharp right turn…

    Words: 857 - Pages: 4
  • Importance Of Social Location

    Intersectionality theory leads me to believe that I am privileged because of my families financial status, however I am unprivileged because at times, I have had no home to call mine and no bed to sleep in. Being a university student I am privileged. I can further my potential and create a better world for myself. I am lucky to live in Canada where education is a priority for its people even though it is very expansive. This puts me at a disadvantage because financially, it is something that I…

    Words: 1108 - Pages: 5
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk: A Short Story

    we are going to take a tour of during our stay, and we finally arrive to the Venice Beach Boardwalk. After an eventful day, we found ourselves back in our room half asleep. I take out my tooth brush from my suitcase and grab Maeve’s toothpaste, I enter the bathroom and turn on the cold water. I drop my toothbrush out of fear and anxiously call out for Maeve. She runs into the bathroom and shrieks. I pick up my toothbrush and blink three times hoping we are both hallucinating. We are not. The…

    Words: 1042 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Narrative: Joining The Engineering Club

    It was also the day where I had to prove to everyone else that I deserved to be part of the team, but first I had to come across many obstacles. By the time I entered the classroom where the club meets everyone was already choosing what part of the robot they wanted to work on. The options were the wheels, arm, base, and programming. For certain I didn’t know how to program so that was out of the question from the other three choices I had left I decided to work on the wheels which didn’t seem…

    Words: 1559 - Pages: 7
  • Character Analysis Of Connie In 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'

    When a main character of a story is confident the reader expects just that, confidence, cool under pressure, ready to take on a challenge. But the main character, Connie, in “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” exhibits much less of a confident role in the story as the pages turn. Connie’s character is an example of a person who flaunts false confidence in any reasonably comfortable situation, only to drop it all in the face of danger. Connie is not what you would expect from a major…

    Words: 716 - Pages: 3
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous: A Short Story

    their conversation, they started toward me. “Hey what’s your name” questioned Miley. “Um, Hannah” I tried to reply as calmly as I possibly could, but I knew that they were going to convert me into a vampire. I thought about it for what seemed like a while, and thought maybe it would be a good thing if I became a vampire. Then both of the so called vampires seemed to be getting closer and were asking what I heard. I said, “Nothing, Nothing really”. “Oh Okay, because if you did we would…

    Words: 1487 - Pages: 6
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