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The Boiler Room

Who I am as the writer: I am a descriptive writer.
Who is my audience: The reader of my description.
Film: Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

 

In the old but still working boiler room, stands a fat bulging furnace, made of pure steel, strong and sturdy in every way.

A spider like character with six arms who is not particulary handsome but not particulary ugly either, slouches behind a wooden desk. He is rolling some strange ingredients that are being ground down in a wierd shaped stone. Three large jars containing yellow, pink and green twigs stand motionless next to the slave of the boiler room waiting to be used.

Behind all this are hundreds of small tightly closed drawers which reach right up to the celing.

Tiny black balls with arms and legs called soot sprites, are carrying extremely heavy pieces of coal to the mouth of the boiler, which opens and closes every 2 seconds,  letting out short gasps of intense  heat and sparks causing the rooms atmosphere to change completely. The sound of roaring flames and hissing steam fill the room with constant noise making it so that no human can work in these conditions. So the question is, what is this place?

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Comment 1 Comment by Mr Ryan on 06 Feb 12 at 10:27am | Quote this comment
Superb, Jasmine. Next time to try use even more of your senses to describe the smells, sounds and textures. I loved this part: "Tiny black balls with arms and legs called soot sprites, are carrying extremely heavy pieces of coal to the mouth of the boiler, which opens and closes every 2 seconds, letting out short gasps of intense heat and sparks causing the rooms atmosphere to change completely."
Comment 2 Comment by Mr Bailey on 06 Feb 12 at 4:51pm | Quote this comment
Great magpieing Jasmine this bit works really well: 'not particulary handsome but not particulary ugly either'
Comment 3 Comment by Jack T on 12 Apr 12 at 7:01pm | Quote this comment
well don jasmine! i love the vocab its brilliant relly well don :lol:

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