Book Report Of Short Stories Essays and Term Papers

  • The Elevator (Short Story Book Report)

    horror/suspense short story, third-person point of view. It was written by William Sleator. William’s works were often suspenseful and chilling, just like The Elevator. I really wished it was a novel, not a short story because it was really interesting and hooky at the end. I liked the book because William...

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  • Books Rose for Emily a (Short Story)

    Title: Faulkner's A Rose for Emily. Subject(s): BOOKS; ROSE for Emily, A (Short story) Author(s): Wallace, James M. Source: Explicator, Winter92, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p105, 3p Abstract: Asserts that Faulkner's `A Rose for Emily' is about, among other things gossip, and how through the narrator, we implicate...

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  • OXFORD BOOK OF ENGLISH SHORT STORIES

    OXFORD BOOK OF ENGLISH SHORT STORIES MARY MANN, LITTLE BROTHER The story portrays rural life in a little Norfolk village, in the 1890s. It describes the visit of a character (maybe spinster) to a woman who has just given birth to a stillborn baby. At first she visits the husband, Mr.Hodd, and she...

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  • Book Report for "Its Kind of a Funny Story"

    “Its kind of a funny story” -Ned Vizzini Mikayla Petersen Wednesday, May 3rd 2013 “Its kind of a funny story” is kind of a funny story. It's about 15-year-old Craig Gilner, who attends a prestigious college prep school that will set him on his way to the right college, the right law school, and...

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  • In Love & Trouble: a Collection of Short Stories- Book Review

    Collection of Short Stories by Alice Walker Alice Walker's novel "In Love and Trouble” is a collection of short stories that shows the struggles of black women and their experiences with love. In this paper, I will summarize stories from the novel and reviews of those stories. The collection...

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  • short stories analysis on brother i'm dying book

    a Folktale Story Who loved to hear folktale stories from their grandmother at nights before going to sleep? Personally I loved hearing them especially at night with hot chocolate and pan dulce [sweet bread]. However, wouldn’t you wonder why your grandmother would tell you these stories if there was...

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  • Things Fall Apart Book Report (Not Retelling Story)

    Martine 12/4/12 English 5 Period 1 Book Report: Things Fall Apart Things Fall Apart is a story that takes place in Nigeria. From the setting it tells us that the culture of Okonkwo, and other characters in the story, is completely different from cultures outside of Africa. The...

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  • Book Review - Classic Short Stories - Three Hours Between Planes

    Book review Classic Short Stories Three Hours Between Planes The book ”Classic Short Stories” is a book whit many lesser texts. I will look at one of the texts called ”Three Hours Between Planes”. ”Three Hours Between Planes” is a short story write by Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald. He was a writer...

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  • The Differences and Similarities of the Book Divergent and the Short Story Harrison Bergeron

    Similarities of the book Divergent and the short story Harrison Bergeron October 10, 2012 The book Divergent by Veronica Roth and the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, has similar and different views on how they want their societies to function. In each of these stories, citizens both...

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  • Short Story

    STORY OF MAYKAPAL In the beginning, the sky was very low; it was possible to touch it with a long bamboo pole. Because of this proximity, everything on earth was burnt by the intense heat of the sun. The rivers and the seas were boiling tremendously. Then suddenly from nowhere, a huge man appeared...

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  • Short Story

    happened and saw the men dragging the soldier through the mud and into the back of a stolen U.S. PR truck.  He had always heard the gut wrenching stories of being a POW but now his fellow soldier would experience them firsthand.  He couldn’t let it happen, Danny was ready to do whatever he had to, to...

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  • Short Story

    closely till the paramedics and police arrived on the scene. He handed the kids over to the paramedics and walked over to join Scott who was giving his report to the police. An officer walked over to them. “Good Day, Gentlemen. Those girls were really lucky that you stopped to investigate. A few more...

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  • Short Story

    seen it all, heard it all and knows it all. So when I decide not to obey any of the two million rules he just read me, I will return to prison--end of story. Stupid thought, right? After listening to how the drug testing system works and my need to find a job, I am allowed to ask a question. I have so many...

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  • Short Story

    It all started on April the 26th. It was the birthday of Lucas, my younger brother. I celebrated it as always. I sat down in front of the chimney with a glass of scotch and thought about old times. Then I cried. It was the only day of the year where I showed a bit of weakness. After a few glasses I went...

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  • Short Story

    9.1 Short Story – first draft When I was just a little girl I got lost at a flea market. I was holding hands with my dad – at least I thought it was my dad. But then I looked up and saw the totally unfamiliar face of an apparently very surprised man that has definitely not been my dad. That was the...

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  • Short Story

    A short story concentrates on creating a single dynamic effect and is limited in character and situation. It is a language of maximum yet economical effect. Every word must do a job, sometimes several jobs. Short stories are filled with numerous language and sound devices. These language and sound devices...

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  • In the short story

    In the short story, Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl, Dahl uses the literarydevices of dramatic irony, foreshadowing, and imagery to depict a dark comedy bygrasping the idea of a tragedy becoming humorous.There are multiple uses and examples of irony throughout this short story thatrelate to the...

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  • short story

    I haven’t even eaten today, its 1:00pm. He tells me to sit in the chair across the room, and I do it without question. I do everything he says without question. I can’t feel my legs, but they move over to the chair, I sit. I don’t want to look at the woman at the desk; I don’t want to see the ambiguity...

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  • Short Story

    Would you like to hear a story? I am the master of storytelling. Ready? I will begin. The book fell from her cold, shaking fingers, her pupils dilated in fear. She screamed. A silent scream that no one heard. I have not been clear. My apologies. Come with me, I will show you. From the beginning...

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  • Short Stories

    protagonists. Mrs. Torres was flat, but Pepe was a round character. Pepe underwent indirect character development over the course of sever events. He began the book as a child, but faced his death with the confidence of a man. | Setting: This took place on a farm in Souther California, near the border of Mexico...

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