Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number


Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

I am jarred awake by the piercing mechanical sounds of a pinball rattling away in a pinball machine. Every few seconds, a flurry of concussive noises plays. As I face the ceiling, I try to ignore it, still tired after 5 inadequate hours of rest. I bargain with the consequences of just hitting the Stop button on my phone and retreating to the covers. Then I sigh when I realize that not only had I not checked how much time I had, but it was also hot. No, it was unbearably hot. The reality that spring was now summer and the fact that my father still hadn’t gotten the A/C reinstalled washed over me like a burning wave. As I forced myself to roll towards my phone to reveal the time and I felt the refreshing sensation of my back being exposed to the air.

Description of Assignment

“A Day in the Life of your home”: A narrative Using the skills practiced in class, students were asked to write a narrative telling the story of a specific day in their life and what it is like to live in a specific geographic region. Focusing on an average day, they were asked to describe to the reader how they spent their time in a specific geographic region. Who did they see? What did they do? What were their everyday struggles? A narrative is a story, which meant they needed to have characters, a setting, and conflict.



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