This essay focuses on My first time to Miami. The key here is to capture a moment in as much detail as possible. Use the rhetorical structures you have learned so far. NOTE: Your syllabus indicates that this essay should be a minimum of 500 words. If it doe not meet this word count, it means that your essay is not well-developed.
Select one of the two options (Narrative or Description) and begin to tell your Miami Story.
The key here is to capture a moment in as much detail as possible. Use the rhetorical structures you have learned so far. NOTE:
Narrative (1 page, typed, double-spaced): Tell a story of significance to your family.
Tell it in a scene.
For Miami Stories Event:
Firstly, Tell us your story:
My first time in Miami. . .” Give us a scene that you remember from when you first arrived in Miami.
If you settle in Miami, describe where you (and/or your family) settled:
address, physical description of the place where you live, neighbors, landscape, streets.
Give sounds, colors, names of places and people.
Secondly, How old were you?
Thirdly, What was the year?
Additionally, The season?
Moreover, The weather?
Give us a specific account of one moment in your life then and your impressions of the place.
Include dialogue, setting, gestures.
Be sure to have: setting/ location time of day, year, season, gestures (people sit, stand, move), dialogue (one line per speaker, tags;he/she said;)
My first visit to Miami.
My first visit to Miami, was in June 2010, when decided to take some time off to come visit, it was my first time leaving my country, Haiti, where I was born and raised, I was very excited to come because, I always use to heard people talking about Miami, I wanted to have the experience for myself.
I had stayed for quite long time without taking a breather.
My family were already in Orlando in their holidays, I had longed to meet my cousins and we agreed to meet in Miami City.
The flight tickets from my local city to Miami were quite low as it was not peak season, so I decided to my buy tickets early enough to get highest discounts as possible.
I searched and booked a hotel not too far from the airport for my convenience.
Upon landing in Miami, the atmosphere was quite serene, which resonated with my home city weather, I said to myself, “this is what life should be offering,