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

She once carried old things, non-functional collectors items with seemingly deep stories to them.

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐She once carried old things, non-functional collectors? items with seemingly deep stories to them. There were shells, trinkets, sketches, photo snippets and de-crumpled letters from the years behind?when everything seemed to matter but really didn?t. Those things were thrown out now, most of them, anyway. Only what?s needed to move on. It made no sense toting around the junk and old things. Their sentimental attachments had forgotten themselves long ago. So she came, with a box mostly full of space. ...read more.


But it was complete and not meant to be looked back at for quite some time. The young book on the other hand was fresh and white and ready to be battered. It was the first thing you would see upon looking in the box. Its pages were ready to be filled with unknown adventures beyond what she could imagine. Most importantly, however, she carried a small paint-splattered, scribble-covered canvas bag, placed in the box affectionately. ...read more.


Dozens of tubes of oil, water and acrylic paint made the happiest shuffle around the very bottom of the bag, and the brushes, pencils, erasers, blades, were ready for action any time. They were always hard workers. That canvas bag was hope for the future. It was loyal, and an unintentional autobiography. There was always something in there that she could count on. So that?s why she came with her bag, in her box, mostly full of space. She carried only what she needed, not too much, just enough. The space she carried was full of passion, and yet-to-be-formed ideas, bursting with eagerness to become so much more. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages 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 International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. The article Something Old, Something New printed in The New Yorker covers the story ...

    because the reader actually gets the irony and the wordplay in the article. Therefore is the article still applying to the target group of The New York Times, because there is a deeper meaning in pressing this story. I think The New Yorker's intention with this ironic article is to

  2. Christmas - origins, traditions and ideas for making gifts.

    Make a special trip to the post office to see that they get off. 97. Have lots children about for the holiday? Keep them busy while last minute dinner preparations are being made. Read Christmas and other holiday stories to them.

  1. Interpreting Meanings and Identifying Facts In "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe

    The "ilo" is the village playground. The Ibo gather in huge groups to watch and take part in wrestling matches on the "ilo". 4) The winner is carried home on the shoulders of his happy supporters and the women sing songs to praise him.

  2. Representing Truth Through Fiction: The Portrayal of Vietnam in The Things They Carried and ...

    In particular, the story "Speaking of Courage" shows a metaphor for the uncertain conditions and terrain of Vietnam. In this story, one of the characters, a young Native American soldier by the name of Kiowa, drowns in a field of mud and excrement.

  1. Things They Carried Essay

    There were many bodies, real bodies with real faces, but I was young then and I was afraid to look. And now, twenty years later, I'm left with faceless responsibility and faceless grief. Though this true description, or as O'Brien likes to say, "normal stuff", we are left with an

  2. Things I Carried

    So I leave home and on the way to school I saw three different car accidents and one school bus stuck in the flooded rain water seeing all this filled my heart with shock, fright and terror. I finally got to school while I walked up to home room I

  1. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Chapter Analysis

    "began to feel an intense heat pulsing through her limbs". Needs that are buried deep inside and are never let out pours from the lust between Predro and Tita out, through Gertrudis. By contaminating the roses with blood will result in 'dangerous chemical reactions' shows how something as unlikely as

  2. Book Response to "Breaking Back" by James Blake, an autobiography of a tennis player.

    Not giving up and his love for the sport are the reasons James continues to play very good tennis and stay in the top ten tennis players. This can inspire many tennis players who have suffered like James. James' autobiography can be used as inspiration not only for tennis players,

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