Descriptive Essay Examples

My First Car Descriptive

English 093 My First Car I finally saved up enough money to buy myself a car, so I set out to track it down. My journey started out on a spring day, when the trees started to grow leaves shading the sun over my house. First, I drove to the store to get a newspaper, […]

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Similarities and Differences Between Prescriptive and Descriptive Grammars

Grammar contributes to the meaningful linkage between words and phrases, making sense of a language semantically in a socially agreed framework. To achieve this, rules and principles are laid down to produce a uniform structure of a language usage. Concerning about social acceptability, different theories have been employed to result in different types of grammatical […]

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Descriptive Essay: Life in Dormitory

Life in Dormitory I don’t want to be restricted. I am a foreign college student, which means have to live in the dormitory. However, the life of dormitory is absolutely opposite to my expectation. The more I expect the more I loses hope. From the first time I move into the dormitory, I get limit […]

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Introduction & Descriptive Statistics

A journalist is preparing a program segment on what appears to be the relatively disadvantaged financial position of women and the incidence of female poverty in Australia. Several questions may arise, for example: • What is the pattern of female incomes? • How severe is the problem of female poverty and what proportion fall below […]

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Descriptive Essay – My Daughter’s Birthday

My Daughter’s Birthday I was almost nine months pregnant at the beginning of September, the summer coming to an end, but nonetheless, the bun in the oven was cooking on very high temperatures making me feel hot and miserable. As I waited in the doctor’s office for my weekly routine visit, I thought to myself, […]

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Descriptive Summary Persuasive

An Effective Leader It is much easier to pull a rope than to push one. The same is also true concerning people. Someone must step out and become a leader. To be an effective leader, a person needs to be a decision maker, have great communication skills, great values and able to persuade others. Being […]

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Descriptive Writing Narrative

The ever changing face above, morphed into a grimace as charcoal wisps entice the Their structures tower: well defined, prominent chestnut veins of planks, only more daunting hen accompanied by the stone barrier which proudly shows off its battle scars. The clock tower, chiming with glee, stands at the villagers’ side. Marking how many minutes […]

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Are the cultures of the world becoming more similar or more different

This report will be divided in to the three main areas of culture identified by Johnson (1962), value and norms, cognitive elements and beliefs and signs, symbols and signs which relates to language. In addition to this it will comprise of work by Levitt and other issues such as language barriers. Contents Page Introduction 2 […]

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Over coming oppresiion through any mean

Throughout history, people have been oppressed for various reasons. Likewise in The Epic of Gilgamesh, Mwindo Epic, and The Four Plays, the characters went through oppression and fortunately overcame them in their own ways. The central characters went through oppression and overcame them in their own individual way. Some characters sacrificed their lives, some used […]

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Terms are implied into contracts on many occasions

The terms of a contract describe the duties and obligations that arise under the agreement. Although a term has not been expressed by either party, it is nevertheless contained in the contract. Terms can be expressed or implied. Expressed terms may be expressed orally or in writing. A term may have been omitted by mistake, […]

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The Dance Floor Descriptive

The hot water pulsates on my back like a heart beat after a dynamic performance. My shower is over and my fun will soon begin. My girls called me frantically on the phone screaming about the hottest party in town and I am definitely going to be seen there. I search through my closet to […]

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‘Gallipoli’ by Les Carlyon

In times like these of unrest and turmoil the world will often turn to its history for answers. The history of warfare is a dated and overflowing one. In his book ‘Gallipoli’, Les Carlyon writes of a place and a battle. His descriptive writings take the reader into trenches and introduce them to the politicians […]

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Arts Of The Contact Zone

In her essay “Arts of the Contact Zone,” Mary Louise Pratt discusses the power of language use. Pratt discusses how language use plays an important role in the world. She shows how language is used to describe a community’s identity. She states that language is a key factor in the term transculturation, which she describes […]

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Do Genres change over time

Most people who come across the term genre take it to mean ‘type’ films at first sight are easily sorted into types horror movies, musical, western etc. A example of this could be taken from a western, we can list all the features that make up this genre men in Stetsons, women in long skirts, […]

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“Model Minority” in The Island of Dr Moreau

As Naomi Zack details in “The Island of Dr. Moreau: Confused Images of Race and Specie,” there is a racial subtext to all three film versions of H. G. Wells’ novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau. After analyzing and comparing these three versions, Zack details the various ways that the characters in the story are […]

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Votes For Women Paper

Source A depicts pictorially a list of positive roles a woman could have at the time and a list of negative things a man could have been. It shows that while a woman could be a respected member of society she was still not allowed to vote, whereas a man could be a criminal or […]

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Subway Descriptive

Can I make you some sandwiches? Clyde was walking around town one day with his friends. They were all extremely hungry. Then Nick suggested he knew the perfect place to fill the rumbling stomachs. Subway! This restaurant pleases all of its customers because of its delicious selections, nutritious menu, and excellent staff. It is extremely […]

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What makes a good mystery

Short fictional mystery stories were very popular in the 19th century, especially in the Victorian era. They often appeared on the back of newspapers or in magazines because they were so cheap. Although not read as much now, one does receive pleasure in reading these fascinating mystery stories. Nowadays we have television, radios, films and […]

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Descriptive Essay-London

My Greatest Accomplishment Looking back on my life, I have found that my greatest accomplishment thus far would have to be completing my primary schooling and continuing onto college. Trivial as this may seem to most, the twelve years of education I received was a struggle at times, but in the end was well worth […]

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Compare and Contrast ‘The Withered Arm’ with ‘Indian Camp’

In this essay I am comparing and contrasting two stories: ‘The Withered Arm’ by Thomas Hardy and ‘Indian Camp’ by Ernest Hemingway. I shall be concentrating primarily on the structure and language of both novels. ‘The Withered Arm’ was written in 1888, whereas ‘Indian Camp’ is post twentieth century, written in 1946. Both tales are […]

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The Vampire of Kaldenstein and The Monkey’s Paw

Today, interest in the supernatural genre is mainly focused on two categories of beings, the good and the evil. There are many comic book and film heroes such as “Superman” who are good supernatural characters and fight to help the world; at the same time there are many evil supernatural beings, which mainly appear in […]

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