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    Narrative Essay Write a two (or more) page essay in which you will tell a personal narrative (story) in the first person. You are encouraged to share a memory or story that you would be comfortable sharing with myself and the entire class. Remember, your audience is your fellow students or peers. Although no topic is off-limits and no censorship is required, please do not share a story that would make you uncomfortable to share. Everyone has stories to tell, but please peruse through other short

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    In Telling Stories by Mary Jo Maynes, Jennifer L. Pierce, and Barbara Laslett argue that personal narratives are important tool for research for understanding relationship of people and that event in history. Personal narrative should be based on evidence. The challenges historian face in the use of personal narrative are the use of personal narrative in the social science and history relationships between omdviual and social has been a problem of perennial concern to social scientist and humanities

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    CLRC Writing Center Structure of a Personal Narrative Essay “Narrative” is a term more commonly known as “story.” Narratives written for college or personal narratives, tell a story, usually to some point, to illustrate some truth or insight. Following are some tools to help you structure your personal narrative, breaking it down into parts. The “Hook” Start your paper with a statement about your story that catches the reader’s attention, for example: a relevant quotation, question, fact

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    Narrative writing retells an experience that has been life changing in some way. That means that the subject can be a moment in which you learned something about yourself, about life, or had something frightening happen to you that has changed your point of view. In the sample essays provided, I read about experiences with racism, police brutality, and domestic violence. In Rebecca Goldsmith’s essay, “Where Does It End?” she describes a personal experience in which she notices her grandmother’s

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    Greatness of a Personal Narrative A personal narrative is a really good way to show the type of person you are or to describe a situation you were in. It gives a person many chances to express themselves, or to tell a story showing the audience some message. People could even use it as more of a way to see your skill in writing. The problem with a personal narrative is that people could make themselves sounds spectacular in certain aspects, all based of the writers word. When seeing a personal narrative

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    part of the story, and introduces one of the conflicts for the characters—the winter storm, for which no Alabamian is ever adequately prepared. It also shows us Jon’s pessimism, depression, and general disdain for others, which is integral to the narrative. However, I think a way to make these openings more successful overall is to pay close attention to diction and grammar. Sentence variation is incredibly important in writing; without adequate sentence variation, the text begins to sound monotonous

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    Personal Narrative My most memorable moment of my life so far was the death of my grandfather about 4 years ago. My Grandfather was 78 and was my number one supporter of all my decisions. He did not care what I did, as long as i was happy with what i chose to do. Every time i walked into his house he would say (Whats up merdal). To this day I still don’t know what that means or why he gave it me, I just thought it was cool. About 4 years ago I woke up to get ready for school and I could tell something

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    The Hateful Eight The splendid and cruel Quentin Tarantino now gives us an immeasurable American epic set for the most part in only one room. Truth be told, the different areas and corners of that room begin to feel as far off as urban areas or deserts. At one stage, a character recommends separating this space to speak to the Unionist North and Confederate South, and it's not all that quite a bit of a stretch to envision, in spite of the fact that the elusive severe amoralism of every last one

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    A Change Of Mindset “Our culture, our traditions, our language are the foundations upon which we build our identity (-unknown.)” No one should be labeled as a “slow learner” or “culturally disadvantaged.” Moreover, I believe diversity and expectations from others change someone's point of view of people and the world. No one should be labeled as anything, but should be treated like a human being. People are judged and labeled everyday, culture is one out of many things that are attended to be judged

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    Cue the opening scene: A young girl sitting too close to the television set staring at a fuzzy VHS copy of Rear Window in a room full of vintage videos tapes and outdated floral wallpaper. The little girl is eight year old me, and the room is my grandparents’ home movie theater. I admit I was slightly romanticized by the grainy picture quality in a way that was indescribable; hypnotic would be the closest description of the unearthly feeling that submersed me. It might have started with the extensive

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