Sample of a memoir essay

Sample Memoir Essays Written by College Students (from Joan Tornow, . ) Sample One : Facing Accidents on the Praries (Shows how to breathe life into a story)

Sample Two : Mom, Dad, and Intricate Pillars (Shows how to use a photograph as a starting point)

Sample Three : Christmases Remembered (Shows a way to record special holiday memories)

Sample Four : The Big City (Shows a way of recording high points, or important memories, of one's career.)

Sample Five : My Crow, Jim (Shows a way of finding and expressing meaning in life's joys and losses.)

Sample Six : Crayon Magic (Shows how to recapture the innocence of childhood through perspective and dialogue.)

Sample Seven : The Jaunty Lady Decorator (Shows how to base an essay on the way your home decorating reflects your personality.)

Sample Eight : Shine Mister (Shows how to tell an urban childhood adventure with humor.)

Sample Nine : Old Fashioned Holiday Dinners

Sample Ten : Turkey-less Thanksgiving in The '30s

Sample Eleven : Thanksgiving

Sample of a memoir essay

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