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Descriptive Essays - The Horse Farm

- The Horse Farm I am jarred out of a relaxing sleep by a voice yelling my name in a loud whisper, and a light burning through my eyelids. Groggily, I open my eyes to see my father standing in the doorway to my messy room. He tells me that I need to get going, that it is 3:00 a.m., and I'm burning daylight. I find my clothes and get dressed. The whole time I wonder why I get up this early to visit the rugged outdoors. I want to go back to bed, but I know my dad will be back in to make sure I am getting ready, in a little bit....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The Pier

- Naples, not the most exciting place on the planet. No, people have seemed to conclude that Naples, FL is the place to go for a nice, relaxing retirement. And I have to agree, they are right. Naples is a place filled with tee times on golf courses, lunches at country clubs, longs walks along the beach and a casual stroll on the downtown sidewalks, sipping on a frappacino, all accompanied by sunny, cloudless days. So, what is a teenager to do. Despite the “elderly-friendly” appeal, Naples has proved to be somewhat teen-friendly....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The City Dock

- The perfect place in the city is one that is incredibly versatile – it may be bustling with activity one minute and nearly deserted the next. The city dock has been a mainstay of the city for as long as anyone can remember, and it has a different effect on everyone. Everyone can appreciate the dock for his or her own reasons. One of the best aspects of the city dock is the amount of activity that can almost always be found if you know where to look. Every year the Great Dock Canoe Race – an event in which teams of two people race a canoe across the bay - is held at the dock, and you’re guaranteed to find many teams racing their canoes in the bay....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The Evangelic Church

- It may seem a little bit strange, but my favorite place in town in none other than this beautiful Evangelic Church. However, it wasn’t always so. When I was a child I used to be frightened of entering such a place for it seemed so imposing and somewhat dangerous, especially when music was being played. One day, in order to keep a promise I had made, I saw myself forced to enter. It took me quite a while to get the courage to pass through the old oak door, but the moment I stepped in, I realized just how enchanting and breathtaking this building could be....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - A Mountain Resort

- Mountain Resort For those who like winter sports like skiing and snowboarding, we have just the perfect place- the remote yet very popular mountain resort called Balea Lake. It is situated at an altitude of 2,034m, being the highest mountain resort of Romania. The cliffs are covered with snow from November till late July, sometimes still persisting till the new one arrives. First, you have to reach Balea Waterfall, and only afterwards try to get to the lake. Late spring is the best time to come- you take the main road and you’re disappointed cause you see no sign of snow and you think you have come such a long way for nothing....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay Example: The Football Field

- The Football Field The wheels on the bus went round and round, all the way to Paonia. The ten mile trip seemed to last forever. Whoosh, Whoosh was the only sound could be heard as the wheels ran through the new rain puddles that were created earlier that day. It was dead silent, you could have heard a pin drop. We all knew what was at stake. For each of us it was a different thing, but on both sides of the ball we knew that in order to have bragging rights for the rest of our lives this would be the game that we would have to win....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Place

- I think we all have a beautiful place in our mind. I have a wonderful place that made me happy a lot of times, years ago. But sometimes I think that I am the only person who likes this place and I'm asking myself if this place will be as beautiful as I thought when I will go back to visit it again. Perhaps I made it beautiful in my mind. This place is meaningful to me because it is part of the county I loved, is part of the county where I grew up and is part of my childhood. This place is in the country in an old region named Appalachia, a small piece of the Appalachian Mountains, in a town named Pikeville....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Paradise

- The other night I was sitting by the blazing fire eating a juicy orange, and the sweet smell reminded me of my vacations to Florida over winter break. I will never forget the fresh smell of the air when we stepped off the airplane. I could see my grandparents from across the crowded airport. I would always be so excited to step on the soft, white, sandy beach. The first thing I would do is change into my bathing suit and run out to the beach. My sister and I would spend the day splashing in the salty water, until we were too tired to keep our heads above the water....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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Descriptive Essay Example: The Photo

- The Photo This picture, probably the only one in existence of all my friends together, has more meaning than it seems. At first, it appears to be nothing more than a happy congregation of teenagers, all from the ages of fifteen to sixteen. In the background you can see a fence enclosing a sand volleyball court. My friends that are kneeling on the bottom row are Shawn (who is affectionately known as Goose because of his long neck and his last name being Gosselin) and Paul. The ones on the top row are, from left to right, Brad, Matt, Kayla, Charlie, Jenny, Greg, Brent, and Daniel....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Descriptive Essay: The Courthouse

- The Courthouse When we are young, most of us are somewhat naive. We are inherently taught that good will always triumph over evil. A courthouse is the forum where evil should be dealt with. But, in reality, this is seldom the case. The county courthouse looks like a typical courthouse. The courthouse itself looks like a place where justice is served. It is a Romanesque building, three stories high, with large pillars in the front. Ivy grows up one side of the building. The green grass in the courtyard is immaculately kept....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Descriptive Essay: The Arena

- The Arena - Sensory Overload Standing here, in this arena that's larger than five of my houses, I feel like a needle in a haystack. So many people surround me it's like I'm a little grain of sand in a huge ocean. The people in the round gymnasium all form a crimson, white, and blue rainbow. Their shirts mesh together like a finely woven shirt with different colors strings. Smelling the concession stand foods, makes me feel like a starving child. The aroma of the melted cheese on nachos, makes me want to be outside having a picnic....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Descriptive Essay Example: The Oak Tree

- Looking back, I remember running through the long lush grass pretending we were at battle andtrying to take cover. I would always find myself behind the old oak tree in our back yard. This was my favorite spot. The thick trunk, like a bodyguard, protected me from the imaginary bullets that flew towards my body. I would lean against the hard bark and for some reason it was comforting to have something sturdy to lean on. It was dark brown, and every now and then a spider would nestle between the pieces of bark....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay]

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Descriptive Essay: My Mystical Place

- For a half hour, every school day, for a few months, I was really happy. A friend and I would go to the drainpipe, and we would sit, talk, eat our lunches, and listen to my walkman. It was the perfect place: It was quiet, beautiful, and it was full of peace. It didn't matter whether it was cold or hot, somehow you didn't feel anything sitting on that drainpipe. You would feel the wind on your face, and it made your face cold, but inside, you felt warm and cozy, and you almost felt like you couldn't be harmed....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Descriptive Essays - The Good Old Truck

- The Good Old Truck   My dad bought his red Dodge Dakota truck in 1995. When he got the truck it had already hit a deer and two cows. Since he has owned it, its value has gone down considerably, even though he has spent more money fixing it than he paid for it. If it was worth as much money as it has cost to keep it running we could sell it and buy a new car. It is red with a stripe down one side-- yes, only one side, the other side has no stripe, I have no idea why this is. There is also a huge dent above the right hind wheel that occurred when a horse tried to jump in the back of the truck....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples]

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Free Descriptive Essays: The Church Picnic

- The Church Picnic On Sunday August 22nd, the Delta Church of Religious Science had its first annual picnic. It was a gorgeous day at Contra Loma Reservoir in Antioch. The breeze gently ruffled the leaves as the branches of the shade trees swayed over the picnic tables. Although the mercury soared to 95 degrees, the heat was not oppressive. The Delta Church, having only formed last October, is relatively small with only seventeen members. Considering that, the turnout of thirty people for the picnic was outstanding....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Free Descriptive Essays: Opening for Business

- Opening for Business The clock is ticking. I missed the last bus, and now I'm jogging down the streets of the city in my favorite black suit, dodging pedestrians and street vendors. I have exactly fifteen minutes to get into the bank, go to the bathroom, and prepare for my business day. If I arrive in less than fifteen minutes, I will be present for the opening of the bank, the most stressful part of my day. I round the corner of Main and Vine Streets, looking directly at the familiar dark marble building....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Descriptive Essay Example: The Roller Skating Rink

- The Roller Skating Rink Adolescents like to have a place they can call their own. In the fifties, teenagers hung out at the malt shop, sipping cherry cokes and rockin' with Elvis. Today, in small town USA, they're jam skating while listening to the favorite group of the month. I was amazed to find a microcosm of life blooming on a 70 x 160-foot cement slab known as a roller skating rink. As I entered the building which housed the rink, the warm, nostalgic scent of popcorn hit that part of my brain where dusty, cobwebbed memories live, memories of my own adolescence....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Descriptive Essay: My First Surprise Party

- I am the one in the picture with the sloppy bun in my hair and the bright red cheeks. The one who can't stop smiling. With all my friends surrounding me, it was one of the best days of my life. All fifteen of us look happy; it was a night for many smiles. Everyone is crowded around the table. There are a lot of red cheeks in the picture; the room was as hot as a sauna. There was a strong smell of barbeque sauce in the air as well. The picture was taken right after dinner. The table we are crowded around is messy....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples]

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Descriptive Essay Example: Livestock Sale at the County Fair

- Livestock Sale at the County Fair Every year I get this feeling. The knots in my stomach are pulled tighter every time I pass through the narrow rock arch labeled with an aged sign reading, Welcome to the Delta County Fair Grounds. My eyes peer into the distance, and like every year, the park is full of commotion and energy. Kids swinging on the swings, teenagers showing off their new school clothes while sitting on the chipped green tables eating mazzo dogs, and the various types of food stands, complete the atmosphere of the Delta County Fair....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples]

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Free Descriptive Essays: My Room, My Haven

- My Room, My Haven Over the years I have bought and collected all sorts of silly items to decorate my room. There are posters as tall as you stand, several black lights, and a bumping stereo that all give my room its unique style. Although my room is very small, it easily holds all the stuff I need to relax and feel right at home. At night, a total of twelve feet of black light tubing engulfs my room with light. This light includes a tinge of orange which is emitted by one of the black lights....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Descriptive Essay- Describing Bass Guitar

- Description paper You can describe an object a few ways. Depending on what that object is, you have to decide on the best manner of analyzing it. If you were describing a musical instrument like a bass or guitar, the physical description might be sufficient. However, to a musician there's a lot more to it. Sitting in a music stand in the corner of a room right now is a bass. This bass looks very simple to the eye, but actually has a lot more detail than you think. To the normal eye, someone sees a smooth body shape with a long wooden neck overlapping and continuing vertically up....   [tags: description essay, observation essay]

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Descriptive Analysis of Team Teaching in Two Elementary Classrooms

- In the article, "Descriptive Analysis of Team Teaching in Two Elementary Classrooms: A Formative Experimental Approach," Marshall Welch discussed the results of conducting formative and summative evaluations in two classrooms that were being team taught by a regular and a special education teacher. Welch (2000) characterizes team teaching as "taking turns in leading a discussion or having the two teachers play roles in a demonstration." The assessments included the results of student performance in reading and spelling as well as teaching procedures and overall teacher satisfaction....   [tags: Teaching, Education]

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Descriptive Images in Two Hangovers by James Wright

- Throughout the poem "Two Hangovers" many vivid and descriptive images are given by the author. The images the reader gets are cold, lonely, and dark as some think winter to be; however, in the second part the reader receives an image of bright colors which could be interpreted as a time of renewal, spring, or a time when things are looking up. Imagery and metaphors are used to show the reader the feeling and life depiction of the person in the poem while portraying the image that reflects this....   [tags: Poems, Poetry]

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Descriptive Language in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- John Steinbeck uses the different type of languages and the different ideas to describe places in the book 'Of Mice and Men'. In this assignment I am going to looking at the start of chapter one paragraph one, which is the valley and countryside. Also, I am going to looking at the start of chapter two first paragraphs, which is the bunkhouse and it is in the ranch. In chapter one opening paragraph describe countryside before the ranch. It is about mountains, river, trees, sun and animals and it is a nice place....   [tags: Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck]

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Descriptive Writing in Detective Mystery Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

- Descriptive Writing in Detective Mystery Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle The author is a man who brought detective stories into the world. The word detective had not been made until three years before Arthur Conan Doyle was born. Before Arthur Conan Doyle people used to read criminals confessions. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859. His parents were Charles Altamont and Mary Foley Doyle. He was one of ten children and only seven of these survived. Charles Altamont Doyle was a civil servant and Mary Doyle ran a boarding house....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle]

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Desriptive Essay On Wrestling

- Descriptive When a person walks into a building to see a live wrestling event they do not know what to expect. They wonder who will be wrestling. They wonder where their seats are. All of the suspense gets them ready for the show. The suspense gets them pumped and ready to for the show to start. In the lobby they see many people standing around or buying T-shirts, hats, and other paraphanaliea of their favorite wrestling superstar. There is a smell of popcorn and other snacks in the air. It is very noisy from people talking about who they hope is there....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Description of a Standard Nail Clipper

- Description of a Standard Nail Clipper The standard nail clipper is a portable tool used for trimming fingernails and toenails. It can also be used for filing your nails and removing the dirt from behind your nails. The nail clipper has two main parts that are bolted together and provide the necessary leverage to trim the nail. Attached to the base of the nail clipper is a file that is connected by a circular shaft that allows you to rotate the file 360 degrees about the shaft. A bolt to the base connects the second part that provides leverage and this rotates about the bolt to either a position that is parallel to the main part or at a point that is 43 degrees at an angle to the mai...   [tags: Descriptive Essay]

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Define Critical Practice in Essay Writing and Explain the Differences between a Critical Style and a Descriptive Style of Essay Writing

- Does critical writing style enhance an essay more so than descriptive writing and if so why. These are the questions that will be looked at through this essay as well as defining what critical practice or being critical in academic works really is as well as how it relates to essay writing. The word critical is defined as “involving skillful judgment as to truth, merit, etc… a critical analysis/ of or pertaining to critics or criticism: critical essays.” (Dictionary, 2013). The word practice is defined as “repeated performance or systematic exercise for the purpose of acquiring skill or proficiency: Practice makes perfect.” (Dictionary, 2013) Combining these words together they relate to es...   [tags: critical writing tecniques]

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Descriptive Essay - Fifth Avenue

- Naples is a very unique city that attracts people from all over the world to its beautiful surroundings. Amongst the pristine beaches and championship golf courses, a teenager can find many entertaining locations. One such area can be found in downtown Naples on Fifth Avenue. Along this stretch of road near the beach lies a vast array of shops, cafes, restaurants, and other establishments. I often find myself spending many nights on Fifth Avenue, walking along the tree-lined streets or sitting in one of the numerous cafés or restaurants....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The Meadow

- The Meadow           On a crisp autumn afternoon, I sat idly under an enormous oak tree watching as a whirlwind whisked across the rolling hills of  the meadow.  As it passed by me, the whirlwind scooped up a dormant pile of leaves lying next to the oak tree.  The leaves appeared to come alive twisting, turning, and dancing about the meadow.  They were sporting their new fall colors of red, orange, brown, and yellow.   The brittle autumn leaves seemed to be having a party.  As the party moved out of sight, I began to think about the last time I visited the meadow.  The memories of my last visit are vivid with relaxed and peaceful thoughts  motivated by the images, scents, and sound...   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing, Observatio]

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Descriptive Essay - The Woods in Autumn

- The Woods in Autumn It is not true that the close of a life which ends in a natural fashion- --life which is permitted to put on the display of death and to go out in glory- --inclines the mind to rest. It is not true of a day ending nor the passing of the year, nor of the fall of leaves. Whatever permanent, uneasy question is native to men, comes forward most insistent and most loud at such times. There are still places where one can feel and describe the spirit of the falling of leaves....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing, Observatio]

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Descriptive Essay - New York City in the Morning

- A violin song pulls us out of sleep, dreams of trains and pineapples, like a silk rope. He notices the morning light come to the wall. In the city we left only a few days ago, we learned about waking up before dawn, not to the light, but to the stirring that moves the blood in our thighs and hands. The morning was ancient before the sun even rose. Rising early in New York City allows you to hear the birds on the street. When we emerged from the tight doorway leading out of the apartment, I saw that the color of the sidewalk and street matched the tone of the sky....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The Swimming Pool

- Descriptive Essay - The Swimming Pool The tiles were still dirty from the residue of chlorine and pittle combined into one thick layer of impossible gunk. This gunk surrounded the edge of pool right where the water met the lowest part of the tile and was even apparent underneath the shallow water fountain around the back end. The ring had been worn away in spots where the missus had got so fed up that she was gonna put an end to this "ring of filth" once and for all. A few times she had started, but had always found a broken nail or straying hair to become spontaneously obsessive about when her arm got tired of scrubbing....   [tags: Description, Observation]

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Descriptive Essay - The Local Golf Course

- Our town is notable for having several interesting golf courses. For those residents whose interests lie in other pursuits, those courses are a waste of large quantities of otherwise useful space that could be better used to construct another mall or store. For the golf enthusiasts among us, however, the preponderance of courses is a delightful benefit of living in this otherwise uninteresting locale, where the only saving grace is the plentiful supply of interesting people. The golf course is an oasis of artificiality in a desert of flat land and unnatural colors....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Three Descriptive Research Methods

- One of of three methods used for descriptive research is the case study. The case study method is the oldest form of research used in psychology today. To help you better understand what case studies are I would recommend you think of an individual person case. Case study is when someone studies one person to explain things that happen for all of us. Basically applying the outcome to all people ; one representing all. Case studies will describe your behavior. In present day we have noticed that although the individual cases may be accurate, it only applies to that one person....   [tags: Psychology]

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Prescriptive Approach Vs Descriptive Approach to Language

- French grammarian, Dominique Bonhours, proved on his deathbed that a grammarians work is never done when he gazed at those around his deathbed and whispered, "I am about to- or I am going to- die; either expression is used." Language is in a constant state of flux and there is always controversy to changes in and attitudes towards language. This is not something new, as it was the Romans that said the Vikings speech sounded like the 'cawing of crows' because of their harsh guttural sounds....   [tags: Linguistics]

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Descriptive Language in “Boys & Girls”, “Cat in the Rain”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

- Descriptive language in the stories “Boys & Girls”, “Cat in the Rain”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the poem “A Far Cry from Africa”. Descriptive language is a literary tool used by many great writers. We clearly see this in the stories “Boys & Girls”, “Cat in the Rain”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the poem “A Far Cry from Africa”. Through the use of metaphors, imagery, similes and symbolism, the authors present their issues more effectively. We see that in all these stories, descriptive language is used to demonstrate how a characters identity predicament can lead to overall crisis....   [tags: Compare]

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Descriptive Essay -The Dump

- The Dump     My mom and I were cleaning up our attic this weekend, and in the process I found all sorts of old junk that I had forgotten about. Of course, I wanted to keep everything I saw; otherwise, I would not have stashed it there in the first place. But after standing over me and prying my hands off of every item that I encountered, my mom finally convinced me to haul all of my broken treasures to the Dump. I wince at the thought of having to brave the ever-present gloom that reigns there....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay - The Football Practice Field

- The Beauty of the Football Practice Field Imagine a small town with green trees and windy roads slowly fading into the "dobes" of the desert that surround its southern border. Along with the desert is a vast mountain range that snuggles against its northern and eastern borders. The heart of this small town is its high school, which resides on the outer edge of the town where the green stops and the dry "dobes" begin. The school is completely surrounded by dry plains that stretch as far as you can see except for a small oasis of green grass....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Descriptive Essay: My Racing Heart

- I was so tired, even attempting to keep my eyes open was a struggle. My whole body was drunk with fatigue after a hard day’s work, constantly staring at a computer screen and typing away as if in a solemn trance. My bony white hands, their blood frozen by the bitter winter frost were clutching to the steering wheel like a helpless man gripping the edge of a cliff, desperately holding on picturing his fate. My brain wanted to give in, to remain in the lapses of sleep that I kept drifting in and out of....   [tags: Descriptive Essay]

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Descriptive Essay about Sunset Beach

- Ever since Sunset Beach has been officially opened to the public, there has been a drastic increase of tourists present. Television programs concluded that at least a thousand people visit the beach everyday. Reasons for their stay are that they feel comfortable with the environment that surrounds the beach front, people who are at the beach are joyous and numerous activities to enjoy, and the fresh scent of the sparkly waters, make the visitors feel calm and pleasurable. So I decided to take a trip there....   [tags: Description, narrative, descriptive]

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Narrative vs. Descriptive Writing

- A narrative essay uses a point of view to tell a story. It is an engaging way for an author to tell his reader about an experience they have had or a personal story. Descriptive writing is a description of something. It could be a person, place, thing, emotion or experience. The author is allowed more artistic freedom when writing in descriptive form. While both descriptive and narrative essays are similar in many ways, the descriptive essays use of language fully immerses the reader into the story and allows the reader to feel the intended emotion....   [tags: writing composition, ]

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Narrative vs. Descriptive Writing

- Narrative vs. Descriptive There are many different types of writing styles that are used in everyday literature; in books and magazine articles, scholarly and academic journals. According to Essentials of College Writing, by C. M. Connell & K. Sole (2013), descriptive writing is “defined by painting pictures with words” (chapter 6.4, line 1), while narrative writing is described as “storytelling from the point of view of the narrator” (chapter 6.3, line 1). Narrative writing is more appealing considering the reader is drawn into the worlds created by the storyteller; since narrative writing has a plot descriptive writing has no time elements or chronological order to the writing....   [tags: composition, storytelling]

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Descriptive Statistics: Raw Data

- Several things can be done to the raw data in order to see what they can say about the hypotheses (Neuman, 2003). An inspection of the raw data can be done by using the descriptive statistics to find obvious coding errors. The minimum and maximum values for each variable must fall within the admissible range. Pairwise correlations depict that all relationships must be in the expected direction. Meanwhile, listwise deletion of missing values indicates that the data can be used for analysis. An outlier is an observation that is unusually small or large....   [tags: Data Analysis, Standard Deviation, Variance]

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Descriptive Statistic Is A Statistic Analysis

- ... Hence, after the EFA, this study will continue with the validity and reliability test. 4.6.6 Validity and Reliability Test Validity and reliability of the measurement are important in conducting a survey. Validity is associated with the accuracy of the measurement and reliability is dealing with the consistency of the measurement (Hair, 2011). According to Hair, validity of the measurement can be assessed by some criteria, such as face validity (content validity), construct validity (convergent and discriminant validity) and criterion validity (concurrent and predictive validity)....   [tags: Psychometrics, Validity, Factor analysis]

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Descriptive or Expressive Statistics

- Statistics We define statistics as a branch of mathematics as a means to analyze, understand what we observe and explain synopses, so as to create sense and meaning of our explanations and observations. Each day in life we come across information that originates in various forms. This is to means in order to put sense in this information; there is the necessity to use statistics. Though, due to its empirical applications and focus, statistics is typically regarded as a distinctive math’s sciences and not only a math’s branch (Chance et al, 2005) Therefore, in certain tasks a statistician use is less mathematical; for example, ensuring that collection of data is carried out in a way that yie...   [tags: numerical summaries, inferencial statistics]

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Descriptive Characteristics Of Caucasian Children

- Three to five percent of all school age children, suffer from a pattern of neurodevelopment behaviors, and they are known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.(ADHD). These behaviors without the aid of medication can prevent children of color especially from being productive in classroom settings by sending deceptive signals to their instructor that subjects them to being labeled as special education students. What percentage of Caucasian to afro Americans suffer with the diagnosis. I do not agree that all these diagnoses of ADHD are necessary and are a product of cultural stereotypes....   [tags: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder]

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Descriptive Writing And Visual Arts

- Take Home Exam A caricature is a device used in descriptive writing and visual arts where particular aspects of a subject are exaggerated to create to create a silly or comic effect.(Caricature) There were many caricatures made by the whites that are different in looks, style, behavior but at the end of the day these caricatures are made only in an attempt to conform African Americans and make them feel inferior themselves. These different caricatures include; Sambo, Mammy, Pickaninny, Brute, Zip Coon, and Black Rambo....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people, African American]

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Descriptive Narrative Of ' Shooting An Elephant ' And ' The Lottery '

- A successful descriptive narrative displays the necessary information for a reader to explain or develop speculations within the material. Narrating the text of a story, told through one or more narrators, allows the audience to connect with the feelings of the narrator. A description includes imagery for the audience’s recognition. Furthermore, descriptive narratives have a purpose and are there for a reason. “Shooting an Elephant” and “The Lottery” are both descriptive narratives. Descriptive narratives show a clearer understanding of the passage; therefore, the stronger text is “Shooting an Elephant” because of its detail and the plot’s conflict....   [tags: Narrative, Narrative mode, Narrator, Narratology]

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Descriptive Statistics : Right Side ( Post )

- ... Hence, we could rationally suppose that discrepancies are not uniform. Table 3 displays the yield of the ANOVA analysis as well as whether there is a statistically noteworthy difference amid the group means. The significance level is 0.597 (p = .60). The significance level is 0.597 (p = .60), which is above 0.05, therefore, there is not a statistically sizeable difference in the mean of visual acuity between the different periods of time spent viewing the digital device. This is helpful to recognize, however, this does not aid in identifying the specific groups that differed....   [tags: Statistical significance, Statistics, Effect size]

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Statistical Methods in Quality Management: Descriptive Statistics

- Quality management frequently uses statistical methods to identify the existence of a quality problem and to analyze the root cause of the problem. Statistical methods require the collection of numerical data related to a process under investigation. The data can then be used to identify trends that can affect quality such as the rate of variance in the outcomes of a production process. The descriptive or inferential analysis of the statistical methods can also provide information about the most likely causes of the problem....   [tags: histogram, inferencial statistics, data]

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Descriptive Essay on Basketball Gym

- The gym where I practice to win, the YMCA, is a place where I know who I am. It is a place I can go to escape my problems for awhile and release some stress. It is not the actual physical building, but rather the events that have occurred over the years. It is where I have formed some of the closest friendships. It is the place I have invested years of hard work for many of my accomplishments. To some it may seem odd that a place associated with sweat and physical pain can mean so much to one person....   [tags: description, Observation Essay]

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Descriptive Language, By Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein

- ... The monster cares deeply for the cottagers he later stumbles upon, where the reader is given another glimpse of his overpowering need for affection, desire to be accepted, and pursuit of knowledge, “He raised her, and smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt a sensation of a peculiar and overpowering nature: they were a mixture of pain and pleasure… I withdrew from the window, unable to bear these emotions” (Shelley 111). As explained in an academic journal by Melissa Bissonette, showing the monster in an innocent and vulnerable state makes the reader want to help the him, to give him the affection he so desires, especially after seeing his capability to feel human emotions....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Frankenstein, Psychology]

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Descriptive Essay : ' Lonely Places '

- Lonely Places Aren’t Actually Lonely Labelling our world has been a human constant; it’s how the human world is rationalized. It’s something we all do in order to asses what we have and what we need to do. Labels are used for everything, whether it be people, language, or a country, and by labelling things we set them apart by the rest and decide on our stance accordingly. In his article “Lonely Places” Pico Iyer labels the countries he visited as lonely places and explains why these countries do not fit in with the rest and why they’re isolated....   [tags: Third World, First World, Connotation, Label]

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- I had always been given a choice, I was never forced into the cage that was built around me, but if I hadn’t crawled into the cage and clipped my own wings, then I would have had to clip the wings of my daughter. I remember the first time I plucked a feather from imaginary wings that give freedom to youth to fly away from home; I was around twelve and wanted to go swimming in the river with a group of friends. My mother knew that sinful things waited for children who basked in the sun on a riverbank, she also knew that a twelve year old was not strong-willed enough to say no to the temptations of alluring false fun....   [tags: Sky, Sun, Willow, Eye color]

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- "I can 't believe that you would do this to me Inuyasha!" The rain lashed down on me in cold icy pellets searing my skin like fire. I felt frozen with cold. All around me, the rain fell so hard and so thick that I could barely see what was in front of me. The wind came and rain hit me harder than before, making me feel as if a thousand knives were piercing my skin as I making my way to the Bone-eater 's well. *Flashback* "I wonder where Inuyasha at?" As I made it to the campsite where Shippo, Miroku, Kirara and Sango were sleeping but I saw no Inuyasha....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2009 singles]

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- I had come home to that same setting so many times before. What started with a fun night out with my friends had abruptly turned into a depressing one. The living room was vacant with nobody to be heard from. I had come to know this tension so well, but never got used to it. The kitchen table held many containers empty or half-empty with leftover food of previous nights, Along with the leftovers were many bottles, ten or fifteen green glass bottles, empty of its Heineken beer. I instantaneously felt hot needles being lugged along my back side, hot flashes envelope my body; a colony of fire ants covering me....   [tags: Father, Mother, Divorce, Stairway]

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- Panicked, she rushed to the bathroom, stripping off her clothes as she ran. She took what had to be the fastest shower in history, quickly dried her hair, and put on lotion and minimal makeup. She snagged a cute, rose-colored sweater and a pair of black jeans. Underneath, she put on the rose-colored Victoria Secrets demi-bra and matching thongs. She had just finished dressing when she heard a soft knock on the front door. Glancing in the mirror, she hurried to the door to let Dante in. “Mia Bella, how lovely you look,” he exclaimed, as he took her hand and brought it to his lips....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2005 singles, 2007 singles]

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- Think back to a simpler time, where the only way to pass time was to engulf yourself into nature’s beauty. Listen to the constant swaying of the light weight scythes cutting the brittle grass. Hear the birds’ chirping as the hay is raked into rows, mules blowing with all their might to clear the thick heavy cloud of dust from bailed hay. Look at the earth (I think you might need a comma here) it seems to be shaking, littered with black dust only to catch a glimpse of the (instead of saying “of the” maybe try “a”) sea of tiny swallows feasting upon the leftover seeds....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Cougar, Life]

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Descriptive Essay : My Bedroom

- My Bedroom Do you ever wonder why certain places mean so much to certain people. When I think of my bedroom, I realize why some people are touchy about who goes into their room or who has been touching things in their home, it is because those things are important to them and may have some meaning. Places like my bedroom are places where we can relax and be comfortable and I think that is why it is important to people, because we can be ourselves and feel comfortable, we can also just sit down and rest our bones and relax....   [tags: Room, Bedroom, Rooms, Want]

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- Unplugged It was a beautiful day in June; a perfect 72 degrees. The sun was beating down ever so softly on my face, the birds singing along to the tune in my heart. I had my hair down, just blowing in the breeze. I had the sunroof open; crushing along, jamming out with Taylor Swift. I was on my way to the mall to have a couple shirts made. My husband and I just found out we are expecting a little boy. A day we thought would never come. We hadn 't told our parents yet because we wanted to wait until the first trimester was over....   [tags: Family, Mother, National Mall, Torque]

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- Waking up in a wet pool of my own slob. I could smell a scent of cinnamon fill the air. finally it was christmas the season where everything is magical and you get to spend time with family as well as eat anything you want. getting out of my bed i felt a chills up and down my spine. its was an extremely cold to the point i could feel my face and feet but it colder than it usual be. I ran towards my window and seen piles of snow that cover the grass,rocks, and dirt that usually be there. I scream in excitement I could not believe it was happening everything that i hope and wish for was finally happening....   [tags: Family, Parent, Father, Mother]

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- The only photograph that was captured that night of us was taken right before all the festivities started. We were setting up the music for that night and we took a few seconds to snap a picture on the laptop webcam before joining the party. The picture highlighted my happiness and the joyful feelings I had that night. The expression on my face is blissful, content, in love – an appearance I always had when I was around him. I knew that he cared for me as much as I cared for him. There was such adoration, such gleefulness in the way I gazed at the camera....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Humiliation, Feeling]

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- And with that said I run, dropping the bag of ice and completely forgetting about Flich. That’s the first place they’ll check for me. The only option I have is to escape this building and make a sprint for the well. Now, I really wish I hadn’t hidden that gun under my bed and had kept it on me. If the Reds find me, I can fight them, but if the demon finds me… I shake my head. The chances of me escaping the demon are thin. At least with another human, I’m on the same playing field. As I run, trying to find a staircase or a window close to the ground....   [tags: Eye color, KILL, Fencing]

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- Olivia looked back and forth, nervously biting her fingernail. Her nails were short enough already, it felt numbed and her body tingle with some excitement. Olivia ran through the long endless white hallway with her heart racing and her mind in a frenzy. With each stride of her long flimsy legs, she inhaled the aroma of the disinfectant as she stared blankly ahead in the narrow spaced hallway. Her brunette hair tie up in a ponytail swinging back and forth and smacking her face. She had a new patient in dire need of help, but all she heard was the footsteps of medic rushing in with a new patient....   [tags: Coming out, LGBT, Doctor]

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- Slowly I open my heavy eyes and take in the scene around me. Laying on a bed of cold tiles, I’m shivering. A foul smelling stench is filling my nostrils and I can feel a residue of foam on the corner of my dry lips. On the floor beside me lies the cause of the smell, I’m lying in a puddle of my own vomit. My body feels as though it is full of lead, unable to move, unwilling to. I’m tired and my eyes are too heavy to keep open, closing them I start to wonder, where am I. What day it is. How did I get here....   [tags: Bathtub, Bathroom, Face, Bathing]

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- Flashing lights, drapes and a welcoming beat blasted from the dance floor. I felt like I was at a Hollywood party, as my eyes skimmed the room full of all my classmates looking glamorous in there suits and gowns. I sat at a large circular table, covered by a silky, white, thick cloth surrounded by my friends; food was prepared with so much delicacy that the mere appearance was enough to fulfil your hunger. The smell tangled my taste buds in indulgence. During our meal a video was played to highlight our high school years, a picture appeared of me in the section labelled “new students”....   [tags: Anxiety, High school, Fear, Worry]

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- The smells of her still linger around me. I can remember walking in to her house and being overwhelmed by the smell of dryer sheets, makeup, and dogs. It doesn’t sound like a nice smell but little did I know it would become one of my favorite smells. As we got older my grandparents took me on vacations with them. We did a lot we went to different lakes, different monumental structures and many different camping sights. Even though my grandpa and I never told her, we always believed she was the root of all bad luck on our vacations, and I mean serious bad luck....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Wind, Lake]

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Descriptive Essay : High School

- Satiric Essay (Worland High School) Has there ever been a day where you just couldn’t stand coming to school. Not for me, I cannot wait until school starts Monday morning. Worland High School has to be hands down the best high school in the state. I cannot imagine going to school somewhere else. I don’t even want to go of to college because I love my high school so much. Everything about it is great. For example, the teachers are amazing and the school policies are marvelous. I couldn’t ask for a better school system....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher]

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- When I was packing my swimsuit and singing along to Taylor Swift I expected to have one of the best Birthdays ever... It didn 't go as planned. I glanced out my window just as my grandpas Toyota pulled in to out short little driveway. I picked up my brand new Victoria 's Secret black and white bag which I had packed half of my entire room into. As I struggled to pull the bag up the stairs it made a Thud... Thud... Thud sound being dragged up each stair. As my little sister opened the door my Grandpa looked at me and let out a laugh....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Want, Barack Obama]

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- Chapter One I anxiously pace the parking lot, with high hopes of ridding myself of this burdensome fear that is locked within my heart. My hands are shaking. My heart is racing, and my mouth is dry from all this emotion. I briefly stop my pacing and glaze up at sky. The weatherman called for clouds and rain today, yet I am surprised to see a beautiful sun shining on this blisteringly cold day. I hear the sounds of birds chirping, which makes me resume my pacing. I can’t tolerate the noise of the wild at a time like this where, everything in my life is on the line....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Ivy League, The Weatherman LP]

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- There were two packs of them on the shelf where the washcloths and towels were folded. Before I left the bathroom, I looked in the medicine cabinet and found a bottle of Advil. After reading the back of the bottle, I poured two of the pills in my hand and left his room. I knew that I wasn’t going to be able to cook a big breakfast this morning, I was already fifteen minutes behind schedule and I still had to take a shower. After I closed the door to dad’s bedroom, I heard him talking downstairs, I wondered who he was on the phone with this time of the morning....   [tags: Bus, Public transport, Bus stop, Bus transport]

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- Essay #2 It was a cool October afternoon. October 27, 2013 to be exact. I was standing outside with my dad by the fire. While standing there I got a gut feeling I should go out to the woods and go hunting. “Dad do you mind if I go out to the woods and sit for a little while?” “No, go ask your mother. If she says yes go ahead and go get ready.” “Yes sir, will you be able to leave the fire so that you can take me out there?” “Yes, go ask your mother.” When I got in the house my mom was sitting in her tan leather recliner....   [tags: Mother, Mother insult, The dozens]

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Descriptive Writing - Original Writing

- Driving with my dad those countless hours gave me plenty of time to say goodbye, but I just couldn’t form the words. So instead when pestered each other with our normal banter, annoying each other with pun filled jokes that incited a groan instead of a laugh. My dad filled the time with stories, telling me about his childhood, his father, and grandfather who I never had the pleasure to meet. At that time, though I never actually said goodbye or how much I’d miss him, this was in a way our way of saying it without actually speaking....   [tags: Family, Mother, Jack Lemmon, Father]

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- I squeezed her cold, wrinkly hand as tears poured from my eyes like the rain was pouring from the sky. I stood beside her casket taking in all that I could before she was gone for good. They misted her with her signature tangy perfume to cover the pungent smell of death, it didn’t work. I scanned her face with my eyes, taking in every freckle and wrinkle. A woman who I had never seen wear make-up was painted over like a canvas in a museum. Her snow white hair was pinned back into curls, like she wore for church on Sunday mornings....   [tags: Shoe, Footwear, Eye, Rainbow]

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- I have always found it fallacious that so many people feel the need to speak about someone and assume things that are completely inaccurate. As an older brother I have I had alot of responsibities, so sometimes I babysit my little Brother who is 3 years old. However everytime I go out in public with my little Brother people always assume that he’s my son. I never get frantic but every now and then someone will make an absurd comment that I would not be so kind to. I remember one weekend day after taking my brother to the park, we decided to go to Jack In The Box....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, Rapping, Funk]

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- “We haven’t much time left, we must be ready before they arrive.” Hurriedly Moira changed the subject. With a flick of her wrist, she filled the tub with hot steamy water. She moved about without looking at him as she added cleansing herbs. Declan stared at the tub, powerless to stop this rising tide. “In,” she demanded, her hand pointed at the enormous tub. She turned away to give him the privacy he needed to take off his breeches. Moira opened a cleverly hidden cabinet, pulling out a container of oil and silken towels....   [tags: Olfaction, Odor, Columbia Records albums]

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Descriptive Essay : ' Candy '

- Meta: Candy is the theme of the moment within the world of slots, with Mobilots jumping on the trend with its latest release. Promising to deliver a taste worth savouring, is this game as sugary sweet as it proclaims. Sugar and Ice Review Everyone loves candy. The sugar coated delicious goodness that it delivers has a soft spot in many people’s hearts without any doubt. You can see candy influences all over the place, especially within the insanely popular mobile game Candy Crush. You can see that same candy influence take hold within fresh casino slot game release Sugar and Ice....   [tags: Play, Game, Snoop Dogg, Sweetness]

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- I flipped him off, put my helmet on and started my bike. Bryan laughed as we pulled out of the parking lot and opened our throttles, the loud roar of our pipes echoing off of the business’s.” “You sure you don’t want to go have a beer and talk?” Bryan asked when we got back to the city limits and shut our bikes off. “Nah, not tonight, I want to go home and fucking sleep. I’ll get ahold of you next week for a cold one.” “I’m here for you brother. I know how important she was to you.” I nodded my head, started my bike and turned the opposite direction as him....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Debut albums, 2008 singles]

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Descriptive Essay : An Amusement Park

- Eren watched the retreating backs of his two best friends as they walked on ahead chatting animatedly with each other as if they haven’t wronged him in any way. How could they betray him like this. Mikasa must’ve noticed her brother’s grumbling behind her because she stopped and pressed her finger into his forehead without him realizing. The jolt surprised him and anger overtook surprise in a matter of seconds. “Ow. What the hell Mikasa?!” Eren griped and rubbed the sore spot on his forehead. He’d definitely have a discernible nail mark after that....   [tags: Amusement park, Roller coaster, Cedar Point]

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