The Struggle to Reach Success

Sweat was dripping from my face. I was exhausted, but my team needed me if we wanted to win. 1 minute left, we were up by three. I chased after my man as I watched the ball, held tight in the hands of the other team’s point guard. I watched in horror as he scorched our defender, blowing by him like a strong gust of wind, and drive straight to the hoop. I sprinted over from m...
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Unsolved Cold Cases

Maria was a pretty ONE; she was 7 years old with big brown eyes that shined with warmth and intelligence. Everyone said the second-grader was special and Kathy, who was a year older, felt honored to be her friend. They use to live a few doors away from each other on a side street called Archie Place. It was their whole world in 1957, a time when children played hide-and-seek ...
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Talent

“Because life is a gift, all of us are gifted.” For a very long time, I thought that people could be completely “normal”; that is, they could have absolutely no talent at all and grow up to work in a cubicle. I never realized that there are literally millions and billions of talents out there until a couple years ago. More specifically, I learned this...
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"Overpopulation"

There you are sharing a room with twenty other people and all you have to eat is bread and water. If possible this could happen then this would cause wars over resources. Resources will run out. World hunger will kill millions of people. The purpose of this essay is to show the effects of overpopulation. Overpopulation can cause resources to run out… Forever! Gas will run ou...
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Robert Frost "Fire and Ice" Explication Essay

“Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost is an amazingly beautiful poem. Only nine simply worded lines that somehow manage to be both meaningful and cruel. The author explains two sides, good and evil, fire and ice with just the right amount of rhyme. He uses vocabulary that is seemingly light, but makes the words feel dark and heavy to the person reading. The way Frost threaded this p...
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I Have a Dream to Be the Change in the World

Have you ever had someone influence you or changed your life? Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who did that for the better. Martin Luther king Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist who led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. MLK was a big change toward the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. Gro...
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The Road Not Taken Analysis

Analyzing a text is not just about figuring out its meaning. Anayzing is breaking down the article piece by piece. Figuring out how it relatesto you and the world around you. Examing how it would affect you and the character in a positiove or negative way. When I analyze a text I break it down like its me in the situation or as if it is a real piece, andsometimes it is. Ch...
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The New Learning Life

School has become boring. Kids are falling asleep and with no new experiences in their learning. Kids should have some sort of visual art classes because it improves students’ abilities and their courage. Therefore, the purpose of this essay is to show the positive effects of having visual and performing art classes in school. If there are art classes, students will be able ...
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The Environment

Has someone ever told you your only one person and can’t make a difference? Well guess what? They’re WRONG. You CAN make a difference, so start today. You can do the smallest of things, like recycling, and still make a difference in your life. Let’s talk about the topic of littering. Why not find a garbage can? Everywhere I go I see soda cans, candy wrappers, and other rando...
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A Horrible Atrocity: The Jonestown Massacre

Over one thousand people died at Jonestown from James Warren Jones’ deadly concoction of Kool-Aid, Cyanide, Sedatives, and Tranquilizers. Jonestown is located in Northwest Guyana near Kaituma. James Warren Jones was the mastermind behind the Jonestown Massacre, and 1,000’s of people died under his control. This was truly a dreadful atrocity. Even though Jonestown was a hideou...
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