Sebastian Tenjo

Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number


Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

I started my day hearing something new, it wasn’t my regular alarm, it was different. I had changed the sound of my alarm the night before because the default iPhone alarm has gotten old to me. So, I get up and reach for my phone to turn off this new soothing alarm. I scroll on my phone watching TikTok’s repeatedly for a while until the constant scrolling and different sounds gets annoying and I then play music by Feid to get ready. I make my way down three flights of stairs, walk out the University Village suites, and walk past the Market then walk over a bridge and finally make it to the commons to get breakfast. I make my usual plate with eggs, sausage, biscuit, with apple juice but I decided to try something new. It was gravy, I opened the biscuit in half, and I poured some gravy on it just as I saw the person in front of me make their plate. Since I have never eaten gravy before it didn’t look that appetizing, the texture of the gravy looked off and I was skeptical at first if I would like it or not. I usually find a seat to eat near the juice dispenser, so it is easy to refill my drink quickly, and as I sit down someone approaches the table. It is my cousin Oscar

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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