Describe how material things help to create winners and losers on a street which you know.
Winners V.S. Losers.
I consider winners to be those that come out on top, that have tried hard to get where they are and succeed.
“Gaining, resulting in or relating to victory in a contest or competition.” (www.dictionary.com- definition of winning)
But in the consumer world, I think winning would mean to own all you desire. To win is to have what you want regardless of whether it's affordable or not, just to say you own the latest model of phone, television or clothing, etc.
Losers on the other hand I consider to be those who have gained or learned nothing and as a result come out worse or with less than they had started with.
(www.dictionary.com) defines losers to be
“ a person who has lost something I.E a game/contest
“ a person who accepts defeat with good or bad grace...”
All of my life, up to the age of 19, I lived in Bristol. There were shops everywhere and was always expanding. Even in small towns there were retail parks that catered for your every need, mostly well known establishments such as “Currys” ,“B&Q”, “Clinton's”, “New Look” and so much more, and the great thing was, it was all very local! At most the bus journey to the town centre took 30 minutes, but every shop you needed was still going strong in the presence of “Asda Walmart” or a “Sainsburys”
However when I moved to Congleton, it became apparent how small this town was.
Despite the brief introduction to the majority of life I have lived, my essay will be based upon Congleton high street and I will compare it with “City Road”
You could walk everywhere in about 5 minutes there were very few well known named stores. There was a “Tesco” at the retail park and other conveniences, but it wasn't until my 2nd year here I noticed that the town's amenities were closing, being replaced by take away restaurants, bars suited for the younger population,...