Diary Entry Essays

  • Diary Entry

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    Diary Entry Today was a most extraordinary day for me, something completely unexpected happened. Uncle Pumblechook, as previously arranged came to collect me from Joe’s house, to take me to visit a place called Satis House. It belongs to a lady called Miss Havisham who is very wealthy and important. It took us about 20 minutes to get to there. On our way I began to feel a little nervous and jittery. The prospect of meeting Miss Havisham for the first time was unsettling. There were rumors

  • Scarlet Letter Diary Entries

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    Scarlet Letter Diary Entries Entry 1 I have arrived at my new home. The boat trip was very rough, even to the extent of making me lose track of time. That unclean, floating mass of death was merciful enough to let me be. Too many children have suffered and died on the way to America. I miss Roger a little bit, and hope he comes soon. I'm very lonely and I don't know what I'll do to keep myself busy. Roger was nice enough to give me money to live off of until he comes to be with me. There

  • Diary Entries In The Book 'Go Ask Alice'

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    My fourth text type is diary entries. A diary entry has a lot of power over someone’s privacy. It’s a daily record on whatever the owner wants. It can be on how their day was, or just how they felt throughout the day. A lot of people confess their secrets there. Just like in the book “Go Ask Alice” I decided to write three diary entries. Of course I pretended to be someone else, I pretended to be a girl that was sexually assaulted by her own father, so I would drink and consume drugs to numb the

  • An Entry in Juliet’s Diary after Meeting Romeo at the Party

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    An Entry in Juliet’s Diary after Meeting Romeo at the Party (remember, Juliet is just 14) Dearest Diary, Tonight I met him. He was so beautiful! He even has a name that would roll of one’s tongue….Romeo. How wonderful of a sound that brings to my ears. I wish, I hope, in fact, I know that he is my lord. The one and only lord that I want to have for my entire life. And, can you believe how amazing he is? Do you know what he did after the party tonight? He crept back onto the grounds of my

  • Diary Entry

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    Diary Entry Dear diary, Today was……well…..embarrassing, to say the least. I met up with my friends in town. We went round some shops, got this really nice top, Dave helped me choose. Well, after spending a couple of hours wandering about we all decided to go to the coffee shop, the one down on Regent Street. It's usually really cool, everyone's so laid back and you really can

  • Diary Entries: The Diary Of Shauzia's Diary

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    Shauzia’s Diary Entries. 23RD of January, 1995. I must be blind, I thought I could get out of the terrors of Afghanistan by boat, boy I was wrong. My plan is to meet Parvana in 20 years, on the first day of spring, right on top of the Eiffel tower, but I didn’t know what to do, or where to start. After some time of pacing around the noisy streets of Kabul, looking for a way out of here, I managed to find a man who was willing to take me to Turkey for 10,000 Afghani. Turkey, I thought. That would

  • The Metamorphosis as a Depiction of Franz Kafka's Life

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    many of the negative aspects of his personal life, both mentally and physically. The relationship between Gregor and his father is in many ways similar to Franz and his father Herrman. The Metamorphosis also shows resemblance to some of Kafka's diary entries that depict him imagining his own extinction by dozens of elaborated methods. This paper will look into the text to show how this is a story about the author's personal life portrayed through his dream-like fantasies. Franz Kafka grew up in

  • JumpOff Creek

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    the story is vividly expressed through the use of precise detail and 1800s slang, it failed to give me a reason to care because the characters are depicted as emotionally inhibited. Gloss attempts to draw the reader into the story with Lydia's diary entry, giving a taste of the slang used in the 1800s, boosting the reader's curiosity, and showing a little of Lydia's personality and schooling through the character's writing: "6 April Bought the black hinny Mule today, $18, also the spavint gray as

  • John Adams by David McCullough

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    McCullough, is a powerfully written biography of one of our nation’s greatest heroes. This biography explores Adams’ life in great depth, unveiling a side to his life unbeknownst to those who have never studied his life in great detail. Through diary entries, letters, and various other documents, the reader grasps a sense of what Adams’ day to day life was like, and is also able to grasp the enormity of his lifetime accomplishments. In the battle for independence from Great Britain, the founding

  • The Psychology of The Gambler

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    showing the psychology that compels the problem gambler. BODY Using diary entries as his literary vehicle, Dostoyevsky takes us inside the minds of his characters in a way that makes us voyeurs because of his realistic portrayal and honest disclosure of human emotion and sentiments.  The story revolves around Roulettenberg, a German spa town where the rich gamble.  We get the inner life of Alexei as it is portrayed in his diaries.  He is poor but educated, and he is very aware of his class in society

  • Diary Entries for Juliet

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    Diary Entries for Juliet Dear Diary, My time has come, I knew it would come soon, I am soon to be married. I don't know what to do or what to think. When I was told the news my life flashed before my eyes, I saw myself in a loveless marriage, sitting at home in old clothes, slaving over a hot stove all day and looking after the children, what kind of a future is that? Getting married is an honour, because it shows you are wanted and the older you are the less likely you are to get

  • Daoism Diary Entry

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    It was a hot, humid summer day, we just finished making our silk and started up on the silk road to trade it. We were on our way to Rome to trade the silk. It has been a very valuable material since only the han dynasty knew how to make it. When we arrived at Rome everybody wanted silk. Silk was warm and key it was breathable on hot days, but kept heat in on cold days also it showed that you were rich. We only had a limited supply. We sold it all for a great profit. Soon we came back to the Han

  • Diary Entry To The Trenches

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    Dearest mother and father, I have made it to France. They assigned me to the trenches and it?s a nightmare. Mud everywhere, rats, dead people being walked on. Theirs bombs going off every couple of minutes? men crying out, I haven?t been able to sleep. My food is getting stolen from the rats and have to have rations with others and one meal can?t feed all of us. That?s not all. The officers make plan to get across no man?s land, the distance from our trenches to German trenches, jump into the trench

  • America Diary Entries

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    I'm on my way to go onto the greatest ship ever! It is such an honor for me to be able to be on this marvelous ship. I finally feel safe, and I know nothing will happen to me on this ship, or in America. In Ireland, I was the mother of our family. My parents died five years ago, when I was twelve, and my brothers, Emmet and Breandon, were only three. Life was very difficult for us. We had nobody to help us, and food was scarce. Now we are on our way to America to stay with our aunt and uncle, where

  • Daisy Diary Entry

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    “Daisy Breckenwood was pronounced missing this afternoon after her mother went to her room to get her ready for school. There was no evidence that shows any force of entry. Investigators are not sure what has happened to the Missing little Daisy Breckenwood." “Are you excited that you’re moving?” I asked Daisy. She is the little 7 year old girl I babysit everyday for a couple of hours until her parents got home from work. “Ya! I’m so excited, I can’t wait!” She practically screamed. Daisy was moving

  • Walt Whitman Diary Entry

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    For my diary entry, I have chosen to write from Neil’s pointy of view. Initially I chose the character Knox, but later I changed my mind. I realized that I am much more able to relate to Neil, because I think we have some things in common. In my entry, I will talk about Plato’s cave, and that Neil has been outside of the cave because he has found something, in his case acting, that is so particularly magnificent for him that he is unable to live further like he used to before, because he has been

  • Techno Sublime Essay

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    I began my inquiry into the "techno-sublime" by keying the term "techno-sublime" into Googe to see if the term had been coined before. Whilst there was no exact match, the first site that opened was http://www.sublime.net.au/chillout.html, 'The Chillout . clubbing is a planetary experience'. I had long been interested in the event of the techno-dance party, that total awesome experience where there is a collapse of individuality and a loss of individual boundaries as "I" become part of the collective

  • Macbeth Diary Entry

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    Macbeth pull me aside to tell me what's on his mind. Macbeth told me that he was thinking about the ugly sisters and their predictions. He said I know they are just prediction but one of them came true I am The Thane Of Cadow now. I have to be honest with you Banquo I am thinking about killing the king. Well Actually I am going to kill King Duncan Tonight. Macbeth are you seriously going to do this? My mind telling me yes but my heart is telling me otherwise. Look at what you saying you going off

  • Persuasive Diary Entry

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    Everything has gone so fast as it has been months since I decided I wasn't going to see Dev anymore, although there are times when I'm debating whether or not he's still with his wife or if he's prancing around with another woman. But I've kept my promise. It's just gone ten o'clock in the morning here in Paris with this stunning snowing weather outside. The guilty was eating me alive, so I came clean about the affair to Laxmi also telling her that without the wife there, it didn't seem so wrong

  • Julie Diary Entry

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    Julie races to the top of the basement stairs, carrying little Abby in her arms. She feels weak and light headed as excruciating pain continues to shoot through her body. She knew she had to keep pushing herself if she wants to get everyone out safely. Placing her ear against the door, she listens for the assailant. Not hearing a sound, she slowly opens it and looks around the room. Seeing the coast's clear she runs to the kitchen door and throws it open. "You need to run to the neighbor's as fast