A gust of wind blew my hair across my face while walking towards the shoreline. All I see in front of me are beautiful colors the sunset is creating meshing with the hypnotizing blues of the ocean. I look towards my left and see waves crashing amongst the many cliffs of rocks that lay there. The temperature of the sand much cooler at this time of day rather than the boiling point during the hottest hours of the summer days. As I walk closer to shore I start seeing small sea shells that haven’t been rescued by the waves. I pick one up studying the shape, size, even color of the beautiful object. Before I could even fathom what is going on, I hear loud crashes of waves pounding against the rocks on shore. Noticing that the sun has disappeared answers my questions of such powerful waves and cold temperature. I could just imagine it now; music playing in the background; teenagers running up and down the beach daring each other to skinny dip. Someone with a guitar and bonfire set up playing cool, relaxing tunes perfect for the beach. Loud laughter from enjoyment amongst the group of friends. The smell of roasted marshmallows and melting chocolate being created into s’mores hypnotizing my senses. All the fun activities coming to a halt once someone suggest a story telling segment of the night. Everyone quiet, except the storyteller of course, listening to the funny, sad, or even ironic stories everyone has to offer. The sound of waves crashing in the
DE English B
28 October 2014
Hokie Town USA
The path through campus that many may take to Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech is extravagant. The scenery makes me feel as if I am at home. The beautiful, colorful Blue Ridge Mountains in the fall make it all the more festive because of the cornucopia of colors of the season. The rural landscape with many farms and cattle gives me a comforting feeling.
The tall, maroon bird parades around the field like a marching band. The…
Essay writing, by Ektoras Arkomanis, November 2014
The outline is NOT a marked component. That is to say, its aim is not to hem you in, but to help you in writing your essay. So, don’t make it too formal—give it an organic form:
Include notes (typed or handwritten) that you add over time so that you don't forget your observations.
Include passages that you write, possible titles of chapters, keywords, names of key works, etc.
In short, include anything that can go into the essay under…
multi‑paragraph essay, including the principles of
selection, restriction, organization, and development of topics according to various modes. While
reviewing the fundamentals of the English grammar, this course seeks to secure a steady but progressive
development of basic writing and comprehension skills with repeated exercise on short topical and
essay writings. The purpose of this course is to give the student the capacity to write essays and short…
Liberty University English 102
Thesis Statement: The poem is a great example of communicative techniques and display of mood. Themes of the poem include man and nature, life and religion to list a few. Because the identity of the poet isn't really entailed in the poem but further investigation on him has given me answers which prove relevant to the poem. Although the setting of the poem isn't explicitly listed in the poem one can get a feel of the setting due to the…
In the descriptive essay Once More to the Lake, E. B. White incorporates vivid imagery dealing with all five of the senses and various rhetorical devices, such as repetition and personification, to portray his dominant impression.
The speaker of this descriptive essay is White. He is a father, who is reminiscing about a lake in Maine. This lake is special to him because in 1904, White’s father takes him to this lake. He now is revisiting the lake with his son, and he is reliving the experience…
used to create an expository essay.
Additionally, more than one pattern may be used within an expository essay.
Written and Graphic Example of the Pattern
The author describes a topic by listing characteristics, features, and examples. It provides details about how something looks, feels, tastes, smells, makes one feel, or sounds
the characteristics are...
Example of Descriptive Writing
Expository essays are written by students to demonstrate…
Essay term Definition
Analyse Break an issue into its constituent parts. Look in depth at each part using supporting arguments and evidence for and against as well as how these interrelate to one another.
Assess Weigh up to what extent something is true. Persuade the reader of your argument by citing relevant research but also remember to point out any flaws and counter-arguments as well. Conclude by stating clearly how far you are in agreement with the original proposition.
explanations and support arguments. A grade of “C” or better is required for this course to transfer under the guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).
A. Required: Eschholz, Paul and Alfred Rosa. Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.
B. Optional: None
C. Supplies: Ink pens, two #2 pencils, a USB, a folder, and a spiral.
Materials: When communicating with me regarding this class, please…
21st July, 2015
ASSESSMENT TASK DESCRIPTION
For this task you will answer the essay question:
To what extent was German Foreign Policy responsible for the outbreak of the War in Europe?
The assessment will be written in-class on Tuesday 21st July (Week 2, Term 3) under examination conditions. Students will have 45 minutes to write their essay.
Your History teacher will have guided you through the relevant sections of the unit ‘Conflict in Europe…
Summary: Is Popular Culture Good for You?
Length: 1-2 pages (double-spaced with proper header, a descriptive title, and a Works Cited entry)
Source: David Crystal’s “2B or not 2B”
Due: End of class period, Wednesday, June 13th
Percentage of Final Grade: 10%
Objective: Write a summary of Crystal’s essay “2B or not 2B.” Use a template from They Say, I Say to begin your summary. Make appropriate rhetorical “moves,” such as integrating quotes, choosing…