Christmas Essay Examples


The Christmas Hope
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It was December, the snow was as white as a snowshoe hare, the air crisp and filled with dancing flakes. On the last day of class, a small boy sat, staring intensely at the minister. He was to visit each class and ask the kids what they wanted for Christmas. Each wrote their response on a piece of paper that the minister took and would read next Sunday, and the Sunday after. The boy put his in the small box…...
What I Love About Christmas
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Christmas is really a special time of the year for everybody but it is most special for the children. Children with their foggy, innocent outlook on the magical occasion that happens only once a year. I recall my childhood Christmases quite fondly. Maybe because as time passed and I matured, the magic of Christmas changed for me. From a child who thought of Christmas as my own special day to be spoiled, I have come to realize that Christmas is…...
The Night Before Christmas
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T was the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads; And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winter's nap, When out on the lawn there…...
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Merry Christmas in Japan
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Japanese people are good at enjoying various festivals in the world. Christmas Day is one of the most popular holidays in Japan, and it’s also my favorite. The day is celebrated generally on December 25. Christmas is not a national holiday in Japan. Originally, it is the day to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, but most Japanese people disregard that because they don't believe in any particular religion. Christians account for about only 1% of the total population of…...
The Ghost of Christmas past: its role in the novel
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This coldness of Scrooge's character is shown again when he is talking with some charity collectors for the poor. His coldness is shown when he says that if the poor would rather dies than go to the workhouse, then "they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population. " This statement becomes a main part of the novel as when Scrooge asks if Tiny Tim will die the Ghost of Christmas present reminds him of these words. This is…...
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This paper discusses the positive and negative aspects of Christmas and whether it is generally a good or a bad holiday.Christmas is a good holiday for many reasons. There are reasons that exist that make Christmas a bad holiday, but for the most part it is a wonderful time of year. Millions of people around the world will agree that Christmas is one of the most fun and exciting holidays. Christmas is a good holiday because students get a vacation…...
Christmas spirit
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If that spirit goes forth in life; it is condemned to do so after death. It is doomed to wander through the world. " This makes the reader feel that Ebenezer Scrooge will have a similar punishment, unless he can change his ways. Dickens also doubts Scrooge's mind by foreseeing his future, "It was full as heavy and as long as this seven Christmas eves ago. You have laboured on it, since. It is a ponderous chain! " This emphasises…...
Christmas Memories
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A personal account of Christmas with Grandma.Approaching Grandma's, our family anticipates the grand holiday about to be rekindled once again. With our family and friends about to be reunited with each other, each family member is trying not to notice how long the last kilometer is taking. The trees along the road seem to crawl by slower as Dad pushes his foot harder. Inch by inch, Second by second, we approach the long awaited destination. Finally when we arrive at…...
Christmas During Colonial Times
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Christmas during Colonial Times Colonial Christmas was a holiday for adults, not a magical day for children. Christmas celebrations originated in the southern colonies, and activities included parties, hunts, feasts, and church services, all of which were adult activities. We do get some of our traditions from colonial days. For instance, the main decorations were holly, laurel, and garland, because these were the only plants that looked good during the middle of winter. Mistletoe was hung prominently, and couples would…...
A Christmas Memory
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A review of "A Christmas Memory" by Truman Capote.This story, "A Christmas Memory," is a nonfiction reminence of one fond memory of Capotes'. A distant relative of Truman Capote's, Sook Faulk, took care of him through his childhood. Sook dubbed Truman with the nickname "Buddy," after a former best friend. During one November morning, when Buddy was seven, Sook decided it was fruitcake weather. She called him to get their buggy and her hat to go pick pecans. Queenie, their…...
“Memories of Christmas” by Dylan Thomas
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In his essay, published in 1954, 'Memories of Christmas' Dylan Thomas conveys the feeling of childhood. The punctuation, structure, and alliteration in Thomas' essay work to create a childlike tone. Thomas writes about two more specific christmas stories in between the overstuffed generic-christmas paragraphs. His essay provides a break from the business of life as an adult with responsibilities. It is important to not forget what being a kid is like. As the world gets more and more busy and…...
Traditional Christmas Symbolism
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Christmas will always be of my favorite holiday and time of the year. Everyone is always cheerful and full of joy during December. As the month progresses, excitement arises as kids and adults prepare for the twenty-fifth to open their gifts and enjoys meals with their families. The enormous smiles projected on the faces of each person as they open their gifts make the countless hours shopping, wrapping, and preparing all worthwhile. Many gather to reflect on the history of…...
Christmas Morning
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Christmas MorningEyes opening to the aroma of yummy hot pancakes that are all covered in hot, sticky maple syrup and slathered in butter, just waiting to be devoured! As the sun begins to slowly brighten up the dull sky, the sky becomes pink like a sea of cotton candy, with the light of the sun coloring the clouds above with an orangish hue. As the sky begins to lighten up, the wide open window allows the yellow rays of the…...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearAs we close 2018 and launch
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!As we close 2018 and launch into 2019, this seems like a good time to reflect on our accomplishments, and the journey we have undertaken, to get to where we are, and the plans we have for an exciting, bright future.First off, I am honored to be working with a great, self-motivated global team and could not be prouder to be surrounded by so many wonderful people. It is our people and their dedication…...
A Christmast Surprise for Gramma
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A Christmas Surprise for Grandma by Gloria J. Shuttleworth Grandma lived on Sugar Creek Mountain all alone. It was a beautiful mountain, with tall cedar trees all over the mountain top. In the middle of the mountain was a crystal clear lake. The water in the lake was the prettiest blue you've ever seen. When the water was calm, you could see the fish swimming around in the lake. I loved sitting by the lake when I was a little…...
Christmas in Purgatory
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After seeing the video and receiving a glimpse into the lives of the people and families that had to live through the traumatic events that took place I completely agreed with the Christmas in Purgatory book that “there is a hell on earth. ” One of the main things I realized from the video and class discussion was that helping better the education and accommodations for students with disabilities is a job for every educator. The video helped me relate…...
Eid al-Adha vs Christmas
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In the building with the blue windows and the diamond shaped roof tops, children dressed in red and green with rosy cheeks, were gaily singing: “Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to ride in a one more hoppin’ slay! Hey! ... Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ” In the building across the street, with the pink windows and the mosque behind it, families were visiting each other in their newly bought…...
How Becoming an Adult Has Changed Christmas
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I love the holidays, they bring a special joy to my life, they make me smile even if things may not be going as planned in my life; just the thought of family and friends spending time together is a great big deal in my family. I now get to experience the feeling and joys my parents did when they see me opening my presents. My children are so precious and I love having every memorial moment with them. We…...
The Ghost of Christmas past
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A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in the 1840's, the novel was the first and finest of a series of Christmas books written by Dickens. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol for one main factor, which was to try and assist the middle class individuals to understand the conditions that the bad individuals resided in. He desired them to be more charitable to the individuals less lucky than themselves. Middle class individuals were not mindful of the social conditions…...
Dickens’ Portrayal of Scrooge in Stave 1 with Scrooge in Stave 5
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Comment on the effects of Dickens' choice of language and form. Explain and discuss how these two sides of Scrooge reflect the society of the time and the treatment of the poor. In the book 'A Christmas Carol', by Charles Dickens, there is a stark contrast between Scrooge, the main character, in Stave 1 to the Scrooge he becomes in Stave 5. However, this change is not the only one, there is also a change in how Dickens uses his…...
Why I Like Christmas
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People have many opinions and reasons about their favorite holidays, but out of all the holidays I would think that Christmas is the best above all. There are many reasons why I like Christmas, but only three matter the most to me. One of the reasons is because people get to exchange gifts with friends and family. The other reason is because of the foods, but the best part of Christmas is spending time with the family. Exchanging gifts with…...
Shopping During Christmas
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One year I learned the hard way about shopping the week of christmas. That one year it completely escaped my mind a few gifts that i forgot to purchase for some of my family. On a saturday morning i decided that i would venture out and try to find the last straggling few presents. I thought that if i left this early in the morning since lots of people wouldn't be up this early on a saturday but boy was…...
An Unforgettable Holiday: Little Red Bike
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It was December 2001.”The most wonderful time of the year”. A special holiday season for my family because our grandparents were coming to visit us from Argentina after two years of our departure. When my parents decided to leave our country in search for “better opportunities”, I was three and my brother was six. Between suitcases and planes we were excited about the coming adventure. We did not know at that time, about distances or leaving family behind. Then I…...
John Collier “Back for Christmas”
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The text “Back for Christmas” by John Collier is written in a style of fiction. The story is about farewell party to the doctor Carpenter and his wife. In the beginning of the text we can see the Carpenters’ living room that was filled with the close friends who had come to say “last-minute farewell” - the author used this epithet to show us that their friends would be missing him very much. On the contrary with his wife doctor…...
The Nightmare Before Christmas Film
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The movie I chose to critique is Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. The story is an animated musical that puts in a world where Halloween is always celebrated but also gives you a brighter side of the joy in the Christmas holiday. Although the movie is not directed by Tim Burton, Henry Selick brings an animated holiday musical to the big screen. Unlike other holiday movies like Rudolph the Red nose reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. The Nightmare before…...
Powder – Story Analysis
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Powder is a straightforward story about an adolescent boy and his father on a ski trip. It is a first person story; written from the boy’s point of view who is also a central character in this story. The parents are separated or divorced; the father has promised to have the boy back to his mother in time for Christmas Eve dinner. But the father tarries, deciding to get in a few more runs, and by the time they set…...
Christmas Holiday
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This holiday it was wonderful for me because it was more fun than anothers holidays for now. I got a good time and especially it was great because i spent with my familly, i am lucky for that because i have a big familly. Usually the Christams holiday is important for me, than childrens go to carols for Christmas at houses of peoples for announcement the birth of Jesus Christ. I like to go for sining and this year i…...
Christmas – 8th Grade Expository Example
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“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style… In the air, there’s a feeling of Christmas…” My favorite holiday has always been Christmas. I love everything about it! One of the best things about Christmastime is that we get such a long time off from school. In addition to that, my family flies back home to Pennsylvania in December, so we always get to see snow. We also spend time with family and friends playing games and exchanging gifts, which…...
Compering Script
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I am glad to see you all gathered here, to be a part of Christmas celebrations of .... We read in the Gospel of St.John Chapter 3 verse 16, "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life”. Today, we all are here to celebrate the birth of God’s begotten son-“ Jesus Christ” . It is the time to cherish peace, mercy, love and…...
Holiday: Parking Lot and Busy Saturday Morning
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During my holiday season last year, I had an unforgettable experience that still remains fresh in my memory. I remember going to the shopping mall with my aunty in the early hours on a Saturday to do some shopping. Fortunately for us, we were able to secure a parking space on that busy Saturday morning because we left the house early. The shopping mall was so busy that people were engrossed with their shopping that they could not take note…...
My Christmas and New Years Vacation
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On my new years and Christmas vacation started off bad but towards the end it became good. I had a lot of fun spending time with my family to be honest. We ate to much like Golden Coral , Cookies and milk , and The Christmas dinner. On Christmas Eve night we had the cookies and milk once you but the cookies in your mouth they were so moist soon as they touch the tip of your tongue. On Christmas…...
The Critiquing of Film, A Christmas Story
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A Christmas Story is an American Christmas comedy classic film that has been shown on television for many years ever since it was produced in 1983. This classic holiday film is shown every year during the Christmas season and is shown in a 24 hour marathon. Many families watch this film over and over every year during the Christmas season as if it was new film. There are several technical and literary elements that can be seen by the audience…...
How the Grinch stole Christmas Poem
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“How the Grinch stole Christmas” is a well-known and important poem in the literary canon. This poem simply talks about how the Grinch plans to ruin Christmas for the Whos in Who Ville, which then backfires and leads to self-realization for the Grinch. I decided to use the psychoanalytical theory to demonstrate the persona of the Grinch, and to unravel the possible reasons for his drive towards belligerence and destruction. To commence, it is obvious the Grinch has no interactions…...
Christmas Eve
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Many holidays are linked to faiths and religions. There are many holidays such as Tet holiday, Easter holiday, Labor Day…that being celebrate around the world. Among all those holiday, I think the most meaningful holiday is Christmas holiday. Christmas is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and it’s celebrated as a major festival and public holiday in countries around the world, including many whose populations are mostly non- Christian. People celebrate Christmas Day in many ways. In…...
Critic Analysis of How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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This story by Dr. Seuss is one of the classic children’s stories of all time, which is about a cave monster, Grinch, who hated Christmas because of all the festivities. Because of this, he wished to ruin it by stealing all the gifts from the inhabitants of the nearby Whoville. He thought that through this, he could end all the happiness that the people were feeling during Christmas, but he was wrong. He found out that Christmas is not just…...
Christmas party
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The dorm that I am supposed to live in was a terrible sight. At least that was my initial reaction during my “college move in day”. Countless staircases, smelly and scary corridors, a room that is so small and a chatty roommate gave me such a negative first impression of where I am to be stuck in throughout college life. An impression that fortunately is not going to last… Countless Staircases and Odd-Smelling Corridors The seemingly countless staircases and endless…...
Christmas vs Thanksgiving
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Christmas is one of the most incredible times of the year; snow on the ground, a warm fire in the living room, and twinkly lights around every turn. When I was young, I loved Christmas. Toys and treats had me in a daze for almost a week straight. I was a typical kid, and my focus during any holiday was, “What do I get? Who brought me presents? ”. I never realized the true meaning of why we have holidays,…...
Christmas Tree
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Cherish the joyful spirit of Christmas Festival with these heartfelt and reflective essays on Christmas! We also invite you to share your feelings and expereinces on Christmas by sending us Christmas Essays written by you. Your essay will be posted on this page along with your name!! My Usual Christmas Holiday - By Shakira AJust before the last day of school I give out presents to my teacher and a few of my friends. I always hope they like what…...
A Christmas to Remember
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When I was younger, there were two things that I looked forward to each year: Christmas, and the thoughts of getting the most popular toy topped the list; spending time with my grandfather was a close second. When I was six, in December of 1990, I found out that I was going to spend Christmas at my grandparents' house. It was everything I could possibly hope for. Little did I know at the time, it was going to be a…...
Christmas, my favorite holiday
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Hello, my name is Marycarmen Rivas, before I get down to my presentation I want to introduce myself better and tell you a little bit about me: I was born on a beautiful Monday on March the 26th of 1984 here in the city of Puebla. I live with my mom, sister, and my handsome one year old son. I'm a single mother trying to do the best I can for my son, however, I get a lot of help…...
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What I Love About Christmas

...I love Christmas because of all the things I have experienced in life that directly relate to this special day. I have learned that it is more than just about material things. Christmas is all about family. How we spend that one magical season with t...

How Becoming an Adult Has Changed Christmas

...One reason I chose to use this essays style to revise my family essay is because Frank McCourt showed how to go from past to present tense in the same essay to tell about a special event in this life. Another reason I believe that this essay showed t...

Why I Like Christmas

...I have listed two good reasons why I like Christmas above all holidays, but the main reason actually is because of the family. See most people have family all over the place so when the holiday comes around they all meet up and they all get full of j...

How the Grinch stole Christmas Poem

...The Grinch wanted the Whos' merry-making to come to an end, despite their needs and wants. This poem presented psychological theories in the Grinch. The Grinch's thoughts and actions in this poem is a proof of this work being under the psychoanalytic...

Critic Analysis of How the Grinch Stole Christmas

...The story had the bad guy gone good ending, which suits the story well, since Grinch has a very unique personality, someone you’d want to go along well with. Works Cited: Bressler, Charles. "Psychoanalytic Criticism". 1994. April 4 2008. <http:/...
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