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  • How to Write a Personal Narrative Essay

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    How to Write a Personal Narrative Essay There is very little mystery to writing the personal narrative essay. There is no proper topic for such an essay. An essay can be about a variety of personal experiences. You, the writer, have the right to say what you want about your personal experience. You can write about anything -- Aunt Sally, the funky necklace you bought at a garage sale, the harrowing experience of being stuck in an elevator, the best Christmas you ever had, the worst day of your

  • Personal Narrative Essay - Crickets

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    Personal Narrative- Crickets I’ve never liked bugs. Grasshoppers are gruesome, and wasps are menacing. Even butterflies seem to flaunt their grace by fluttering in your face. Recently, however, I’ve realized that one insect cowers below the others as the most scheming of the six-legged world. I’ve discovered that I hate crickets. These bugs are way too happy for their own good. Not only black, smaller versions of the grasshopper, crickets are masters of hide and seek. The inky bodies blend

  • Personal Narrative Essay - The Ski Trip

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    The Ski Trip Standing in awe, cold air permeated through my hair.  The smell of fresh and minty pine scent complimented the beautiful vantage of the wilderness.  With my boots wedged in the snow, a shiver took over my body. This is was a place of peacefulness and tranquility.  Never before had I been so close with nature. Facing the north was the vast forest.  To the left and right, only the crystal white snow was visible.  While looking up, I caught a glimpse of the old ski lift

  • Personal Narrative Essay - Application for US Naturalization

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    Personal Narrative Essay - Application for US Naturalization Form N-400 is otherwise known as the application for US Naturalization. I have started and stopped filling out form N-400 half a dozen times in the past few years. Most recently, I used the excuse that I couldn’t read all of the dates in my passport. Thus I could not give the relevant dates for when I had left and reentered the country over the necessary time period. The other day I downloaded the form again but now I can’t find my

  • Personal Narrative Essay - Learning from Mother

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    Learning from Mother Education is not to teach men facts, theories or laws, not to reform or amuse them or make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellect, teach them to think straight, if possible, but to think nevertheless.   Robert Maynard Hutchins At each point in my life, I had fabulous teachers that helped open my mind to the bigger world outside. But the person who taught me the most was my mother. As a voracious reader

  • Personal Narrative: Personal Essay

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    The panic. The anxiety. The feeling that my heart had skipped a couple beats and I didn’t know what to do. I don’t remember the last time I felt so nervous or anxious about anything, but this experience surely would have won “Most Embarrassing” by a landslide. This is how I felt almost every single time I did something that could be considered even slightly awkward or embarrassing. As someone who worries about everything about twenty-four hours each day (hyperbole), it’s actually not a surprise

  • Personal Narrative: Personal Essay

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    “Bye, Ray.” Realizing she held her breath, she exhaled. Now, what? She could log in and check for any new work orders. That would occupy her time for a little while. She walked into the study and logged into the company site. There were three work orders in the queue. These would take up the rest of the afternoon. Firmly fixed on her task the day passed quickly and the evening sun was vanishing. Logging out, she went into the kitchen and poured a bowl of cereal for dinner not feeling up to cooking

  • Personal Narrative: A Personal Essay

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    accent. I looked down at my single sentence with relief. That was the beginning of my understanding that everyone’s perception of something, may it be an inanimate object or experience is unique. The end of class he assigned us to write an essay about a personal experience, to be due the following week. He also asked us to bring copies to distribute to all the class. The days prior to the due date, I recalled many experiences, but when I attempted to write them down on paper, I was not able to

  • Personal Narrative: Personal Essay

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    We had strolled along for 150 yards before a car turned into the road. We panicked and ran to the other side of the road to hide behind the cars. Sometimes, it seems, when you are surprised, your instincts take over and you hide, even when you otherwise might have stood there and let them see. We crouched behind a car, me in front of Natasha, both of us facing toward the sound of the approaching car. I was crouched down so my ass was resting on my heels, my knees spread and my hands on the sidewalk

  • Personal Narrative Essay

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    Moving from a highly diverse community to a less diverse community has to be the weirdest yet interesting culture shock I ever had to deal with. As a young child, I did not know about the outside world. I thought everyone rides the bus or the metro, graffiti on the wall is normal and traffic wouldn’t matter as much since everything I needed was within walking distance sometimes. There were shocking things I learned once I moved to Nebraska. My role as a kid in California was pretty simple. But I

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