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Title :

Write a story called Who am I? about a person who suddenly loses their memory. In your writing, create a sense of drama and suspense.

Essay type:

Narrative Writing



Cambridge International AS Level

May/June 2022

The darkness was all-consuming as I awoke to a foggy, unfamiliar world. I tried to move, but my body felt heavy and weak. My mind was a blank slate, devoid of memories or any sense of self. I was lost, adrift in a sea of confusion and uncertainty.
As I struggled to make sense of my surroundings, I heard a voice calling out to me. It was a woman's voice, filled with concern and urgency. "Can you hear me? Can you speak?" she asked.
I tried to respond, but my voice was a hoarse whisper. "Who am I?" I croaked.
The woman's face came into focus, her features etched with worry. "I don't know," she said. "We found you unconscious on the side of the road. You have no identification, no wallet, no phone. You have no memory of who you are or how you got here."
The reality of my situation hit me like a freight train. I had no past, no identity, no sense of self. I was a stranger in my own body, a ghost in my own mind.
As the days passed, I underwent a battery of tests and examinations, but the doctors could find no physical explanation for my memory loss. They diagnosed me with retrograde amnesia, a condition in which past memories are inaccessible but new memories can be formed.
I was given a new name, John Doe, and placed in a rehabilitation facility. I struggled to make sense of my new reality, trying to piece together the fragments of my past. But no matter how hard I tried, the memories remained elusive, like a mirage on the horizon.
I felt a growing sense of desperation as I struggled to find my place in the world. I was a stranger in my own skin, a cipher in my own life. I had no friends, no family, no loved ones to turn to for help.
My only hope was to find the key to unlock my past, to discover the truth about who I was and where I came from. And so, I embarked on a journey of self-discovery, determined to unravel the mystery of my identity.
I poured over every detail of my surroundings, searching for any clues that might lead me to my past. I studied the faces of the doctors and nurses, the other patients in the facility, anyone who might have known me before. I scoured newspapers and the internet, looking for any mentions of a missing person who matched my description.
But despite my best efforts, the answers eluded me. My memories remained locked away, hidden behind a wall of fog and confusion.
As the days turned into weeks, and the weeks turned into months, my determination began to waver. I began to question whether I would ever find my way back to my past, whether I would ever truly know who I was.
But then, one day, a breakthrough came. I was shown a photograph, and something deep within me stirred. It was a blurred image, taken on a beach, of a man and woman, both smiling. I couldn't remember who they were, but the feeling of familiarity was undeniable.
With renewed vigor, I set out to uncover the truth behind the photograph. I pieced together a trail of clues and leads, each one bringing me closer to the truth. And finally, after months of searching, I discovered the truth. I was a man named Jack, who had a beautiful wife and a daughter, whose love for them was the reason he was fighting to regain his memory.
With the truth of my identity revealed, my past came flooding back to me in a rush of memories. I was overwhelmed with emotions, tears streaming down my face as I remembered the life I had lost.
But I was also filled with a sense of hope and purpose. I knew that my journey was not over, that there were still many challenges to come. But now, I had a sense of who I was and where I belonged, and that was all that truly mattered.
I realized that sometimes, in life, we all go through a journey of self-discovery, where we question our identity, who we are, and where we belong. But the most important thing is to never give up on finding the answers, because only then can we truly understand ourselves and live a fulfilling life.

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