Distant thunder rolls and lightning flickers. A thin veil of rain penetrates my thoughts. And the sky is never still. From dusky black to a drained white, the colours are churning slowly, like a dismal dance of the Gods. Below, a black and turbulent sea heaves great waves against the cavernous rocks. I am nearing the edge and closing my eyes, spreading my arms like an angel. A broken angel… ****** The model was a woman of about thirty. She had her head tilted back, with her lips parted...
Story of the Underground Man The Underground Man when confronted with reality sinks into his world of fantasy, and yet, realizes the depth of his fantasy in the real world. The Underground Man went to all sorts of strange places in an effort to amuse himself. Once he saw a man being thrown out of a window of a tavern and entered the tavern in the hopes that someone would throw him out of the window as well. Upon entering the tavern he is moved aside by an officer who fail to even notice...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a book about a middle-schooler named Greg Heffley, but he seems to have a lot of bad luck. Greg is not as tough as his dad would like for him to be. Greg is actually pretty wimpy, but his dad really wants that to change. Greg lives with his parents, an older brother (Rodrick), and a little brother (Manny). Whipping Greg into shape was not going to be easy, and the fact that his best friend (Rowley) was just as wimpy as Greg wasn’t going to make this any easier....
Memories and Influences During your lifetime there are many events that are memorable and influential. There are also those times in your life when you behave in a not so admirable way and even wish you could go back and change some of your actions. These not so admirable times are the ones that should teach you the most about yourself and your reactions to others. As you look back at your life and see these times, they shouldn’t cause regrets but have taught you lessons. One of my...
The Many Uses of Vinegar General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: My audience will learn about vinegar, and the many different ways that they can use vinegar to clean their homes, promote their health, and enhance their beauty. Central Idea: Vinegar is a cheap, effective alternative to cleaning your home, promoting health, and enhancing beauty. Introduction: I. Ladies and Gentleman, what if I told you that that what I have in this tiny little cup, has been used to clean homes, promote...
It was the morning it all began, the start of the Hunnington Project. John Longview was the son of the owner of Hunnington-Scott Papers (HSP). Michael, his father, had just finalized the project a week before, and it was already beginning. The company had just bought an entire thousand acres of Brazilian land. The land was blooming with life, not only animal, but also vegitation. Trees were the vegitation HSP was after. After all, what else is paper made out of, for cheap that is. John was the...
Langston Hughe's poem "Mother to Son" On the road of life, many trials arise that one must overcome to make his or her life feel complete. In Langston Hughes’s poem, “Mother to Son,” these trials are a subject of concern for one mother. Hughes’ “ability to project himself” is seen in his use of dialect, metaphors, and tone. Although the dialect by itself does not seem to be an important quality, however, “when it is presented with all dramatic...
A Person Who has had Influence on my Life There’s always a time in one’s life, when a hero comes along. Somebody who has inspired you, and helped you learn what life is about. I remember it as if it was yesterday, surprisingly, as my state of mind on that cold December night can be described only of numbness and confusion. It was around eight o’clock p.m. when my mother received a phone call from her brother-in-law, who told her that her sister had just recently been...
The Class The class squirmed together to get onto the bench. Feeling keen to start sport Miss Murphy was having difficulties explaining safety issues to the children. The idea was chosen to sit on the bench and watch the more experience children from the other team. The pre-primers watched for a little while in anticipation, too keen to start they decided to run out onto the court and join in. Miss Murphy with low communication skills was not able to keep everyone on the seats. “ Sit...
I’m examining one of the most dangerous and most riskiest jobs that I believe, which is the army in my Opinion. Before a person even joins the army he already knows the risk just by common knowledge of The army. And when they join they are informed even more of the risks I feel as though the risk is Acceptable and reasonable if that’s the choice you want to make because you know what you are getting you into. Regardless of the job an individual have in the U.S. army it can be...