V1 Personal Essay Sample 4
In the book, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, there are characters named Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect. In the book Arthur is boring and Ford is energetic. But they are best friends anyway. My sister and I are similar to Arthur and Ford.

 

Connection

Relates to the characters, Arthur and Ford, from The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.
 
 

In the beginning of the book, Arthur does not want to go on a trip with Ford. But eventually Ford convinces Arthur to go. They have an adventure. Like this, my sister is very lazy and it takes a while to convince her to go to the mall with me. But when we go shopping we always have fun trying on all the clothes and eating the mall food.

Context 1: Story + Personal Experience

A specific example of Arthur and Ford’s relationship compares to the writer and her sister.

  • Specific details
  • Comparisons
  • Feelings
  • Outcome

 

Later in the book, Arthur and Ford get into a fight. But then they laugh about it and stay best friends. This is similar to my sister and me. We fight often about TV shows, music, and who mom loves more. Sometimes my sister can make me so angry that I want to pull my hair out. But we always go back to being friends after our fights.

Therefore my sister and I are like Arthur and Ford from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Except, we go to the mall, and Arthur and Ford travel in the galaxy.

Context 2: Story + Personal Experience

Another specific example of Arthur and Ford’s relationship compares to the writer and her sister.

  • Specific details
  • Comparisons
  • Feelings
  • Outcome

 

 

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