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

Narrative essay. Im not talking about a crash landing of a private jet but about my own car which caught fire and exploded on my highway drive.

Extracts from this document...


Narrative Essay Steering wheels jammed, failing air condition, oil drops in your wind shear, increasing temperature in your cabin, thick smoke and fire from the engine compartment, I hope you can imagine what this is all about. This is one of my recent ghastly experiences which still continue to bring me the nightmares. I?m not talking about a crash landing of a private jet but about my own car which caught fire and exploded on my highway drive. It was on a fine Tuesday morning that I had decided to go out for a 200 KM drive from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi and little did I know this would be one of those days which I will despise for the rest of my life. ...read more.


He nodded to me and continued to accelerate. In nothing less than one minute we were faced with a situation which we least expected in our wildest dreams. A big bang and a cracking noise from the Engine compartment followed by jammed steering, failed air condition, oil spillage and scary thick smoke and high flames. I saw the car interior display flashing alarming and evacuation messages and I was totally numb and felt like anesthetized. However my alert husband was already planning for emergency eviction procedures, he grabbed his key documents from the glove box of the car and removed all seat belts and sidelined his car to the extreme right of the road preventing the road from being blocked. ...read more.


It was a painful and disturbing sight to see my 2008 model car burn and explode for some unknown technical failure. In a matter of ten minutes, the highway road was cordoned off and secured by police and fire force who extinguished the high flames in an hour to retrieve the charred remains of my elegant titanium color Chrysler Dodge Charger car. The charred remains of my car were then towed away by a recovery van and the site was cleaned and restored for traffic. Silently in my heart, I wished painfully an adieu to my car for saving me and my family from a gruesome disaster. When my car had slowly vanished away from my sight, I wished that it was nothing but an early morning reverie. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe 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 GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. The Crash

    It looked as if it had been a birthmark that was removed. "I'm going to get my children. They have to be in there! After we find them I suppose we could get the radio out of the plane to see if we could call for help," replied Paul with too much of optimism.

  2. Saving Private Ryan Essay

    More point of view shots are shown from the Germans. After a few minutes Captain Miller can hear again and his shock subsides, a medium shot is there to prove this. As the hand held cameras are moving you can hear a person breathing, these little effects makes the viewers

  1. Horror Narrative

    I awoke, gasping for breath. Everything was still alright. I went to the chained Josh and I asked him again "My dearest love, my heart's desire, my Josh, come with me to the Land of the Dark, where our hearts shall join together forever and ever and ever."

  2. Lamb Essay

    He realises that murder would be wrong and that if he had some more money then he could buy some time to postpone being caught or killing Owen. The tone of the novel becomes quite dark and desperate at this point.

  1. saving private ryan

    An incredible investment in technology and time was dedicated to recreating the highly stylized and historically unique characteristics of the actual World War II films and photographs. The technology and time were all employed in an attempt to do what Kaminski called "selling the 'war' visually."

  2. Crash Landing!

    He asked me if as I was okay and I told him I was, but really my head was aching. He looked okay; actually, there wasn't a scratch on him. When I asked him what happened, he said that there was a small gap in the side of the plane

  1. Gladiator and Saving Private Ryan - ****

    Unable to save his family, he is put into the 'Gladiator games' - hence the title 'Gladiator'. Maximus now only wants to look into the eyes of the man that will feel his revenge. During the opening sequence of 'Gladiator', you see the middle part of Maximus' body as he is walking through a cornfield.

  2. English narrative coursework

    "Just get the bag and check the money out will ye, we haven't got time for this nonsense," thundered Dave. Bruce went to get the black bag and everyone had their eyes settled on it. Bruce unzipped the bag and they were in for a surprise.

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