Writing Across Cultures
Year III, Term V
Academic Year 2012-2013
Choose one of the Christmas quotes below and write an essay of 350-400 words.
The deadline is December 23, 2012, midnight.
1. “Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” (Laura Ingalls Wilder). Comment on the quote.
2. “Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind. ” (Mary Ellen Chase). Comment on the quote.
3. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” (Charles M. Schulz ). Comment on the quote.
4. “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. ” (Roy L. Smith). Comment on the quote.