Essay Assignment I – Narrative Essay
Choose one of the main statements below and unfold a story that supports and develops the argument. Make sure that you introduce your story in the first paragraph (introduction), and discuss each major event of the story in the body of the paper.
Bring your narrative to an effective close in the final paragraph (conclusion). Proofread carefully for grammatical and mechanical errors before submitting your paper.
“Honesty is the best policy”
“No good deed ever goes unpunished.” Unfold a narrative to support this.
Failure is not fatal.
“You can’t win today’s game on yesterday’s home run.” Think about the implication in this adage; then unfold a story which shows how you approached a life situation without heeding to this advice.
A proverb (adage) that has proven true in your life.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”
“Success is failure turned inside out.” Think about the implication in this adage; then unfold a story to prove this statement is true.
An experience that taught me that “one can’t judge a book by its cover.”
“A minor setback is a setup for a major comeback.” Unfold an experience that you have encountered that supports this statement.