Miami story college essay | English homework help

 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. 

  

What it’s like to live in Miami. . .”

Give us a scene about living in Miami now. Give sounds, colors, names of place and people. Give us a year, the season, the weather. Include dialogue, setting, gestures

The story you tell could be one that you witnessed or one that was told to you. Do not state the story’s significance. It must emerge from the details or actions narrated. Tell the story as it comes to you, but tell it in a scene, moment to moment. It could be a memory or a story of when you were a child or a story told about a relative or sibling or a parent.

  

setting/ location

time of day,

year,

season,

gestures (people sit, stand, move),

dialogue (one line per speaker, tags; he/she said;)

NOTE: Use past or present tense but be consistent.

  

Remember that your stories need to be on scene. Create a movie in the mind of the reader, moment to moment.

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