Descriptive Essay Samples

One of the most popular forms of essays, it is important to grasp how to write one. Look at our samples of descriptive essays to understand how to write them on your own.

Wonders of the Ancient World

Sometimes it may seem that historians already know everything possible about the ancient world. Indeed, scientists have found ways to glance at the very beginning…

Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal

The royal Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal is shown on a famous group of Assyrian palace reliefs from the North Palace of Nineveh that are now…

Melbourne

Australia is probably one of the most mysterious regions of the world—at least for people who have never been there before. A huge continent on…

Chinese Secrets of Health

Chinese civilization has for thousands of years been one of the most advanced in the world. China is the land of grandiose architectural monuments, deeply-rooted…

Describing Distance and Time in Physics

Center-of-mass motion in one dimension is particularly easy to deal with because all the information about it can be encapsulated in two variables: xx, the…

Types of Motion

If you had to think consciously in order to move your body, you would be severely disabled. Even walking, which we consider to be no…

The Scientific Method

If you drop your shoe and a coin side by side, they hit the ground at the same time. Why does not the shoe get…

Description of a Desert

It is difficult to form a correct idea of a desert without having seen one. It is a vast plain of sands and stones, interspersed…

Picturing Don Quixote

Four hundred years ago, on April 23, 1616, Miguel de Cervantes died. In the prologue to his posthumously published The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda,…

The Most Expensive Photograph Ever Sold

A long time has passed since photography was used to only record memorable events, and transformed into one of the most popular forms of visual…

The Empire State Building

The United States was the first country to build skyscrapers. The amazing technology used to raise buildings that seemed to touch the sky has developed…

Angkor Wat

Each country in the world has contributed to the world’s cultural heritage. One of the most contributing parts of the world to cultural heritage is…

Taj Mahal

Although technological progress in the 21st century has enabled people to construct amazing buildings, it does not mean that in the past that people could…

Burj Khalifa – The World’s Tallest Building

Living in the 21st century means living in the age of technological wonders—considering, at least, you are living in a first-world or second-world country. Technological…

Tokyo Skytree

Japan is widely known as a country of wonders. Not to mention its magnificent contrasts on the edge of modernity and traditionalism, this country can…

A Photograph of Cartier-Bresson

Photography has undoubtedly become one of the most impressive and important visual arts of the 20th century, and affected other branches of art significantly. This…

The Latest Mammalian Species Discovered

Ancient scientists must have had much more work than their modern colleagues, as there were a plethora of undiscovered phenomena, laws of nature, animal species,…

Have You Ever Seen an Oarfish?

Humankind has resided on Earth for thousands of years. Though before the 18th century, scientific progress had a rather slow pace, starting from the 20th…

The Silk Road

The Silk Road Centuries prior to the Internet, much earlier than the steam engine, and well before the arrival of the airplane, there still existed…

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge’s construction is one of the great achievements in United States history and helped pave the way for New York City’s rapid expansion…

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