• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Personal experience of violence.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

[image001.gif] My assignment is based on something that changed my life or had an impact on my life in some sort of way. There are a few things that have changed my life but overall it has been very sheltered. For example I go to a public school, which is very strict with behavior and other things. The school acts very seriously upon drugs and crime to help prevent children from having bad experiences with these things. So this brings me to a decision I am going to have to make about what my assignment should be about. It needs to be something meaningful, and not just a little thing that shouldn't really have an effect on anyone. Up until last year I used to watch adverts or programs about abuse and not think anything else but "Oh!", "That's very bad!", and "if I caught him alone...!". ...read more.

Middle

My Father immediately slowed down to approach the scene. At that point I saw a man who appeared to be the victim because he was on the other side of the road with a great dent in the side of his car, and the woman only had a small crumple on the front of her car. The thing that followed was most distressing. As the man stepped out of his car to observe the damage, he was shocked and walked over to the woman who looked to be crying. She was obviously very upset. Then it hit me that it was not her fault but his fault for being so ignorant and thinking he ruled the road, that he had the right to pull out when he wanted and she accidentally hit him side-on. What happened next was very upsetting. The man started to walk over to the woman, who wound down her window, presuming he was going to apologize for pulling out. ...read more.

Conclusion

In my mind this raised a big question. What was this? Simple road rage, or a case of some bully hitting a weaker person? If I looked at the situation with two human beings (no gender mentioned), then I would see someone getting angry and losing his temper toward another person. But if I look at it in the way it really happened, I see two cars, a man and a (physically) weaker woman. In the modern world, we are taught that men should not hit women because they are not as strong as us, so it is seen as a form of bullying. Weirdly, this does not apply to this man, but wait he isn't above the law is he, he just thinks he is. However, he is not and that is why he was arrested. Well, that is the most disturbing thing that has happened to me in my life and has changed it as well. Now, when I watch programs or adverts I relate back to the incident and feel even more strongly about not hitting someone weaker than myself. The End [image004.gif] [image005.gif] ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Composition section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Composition essays

  1. The final separation between drugs and school

    This lack of parental knowledge will result in any level of rebellion that the child desires. That being said, this course will effectively eliminate a teenager's curiosity, stress, rebellion, and peer pressure by providing them with a way to get stoned safely under supervision, and without affecting their outside lives.

  2. Voluntary Euthanasia, A Personal Report

    She had a mastectomy and own mum or a loved one not even just as we thought she was getting knowing who you are. It was tearing better she developed a brain tumour. my family and I apart. Everyday of her She had the terrible experience of suffering was unbearable;

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work