Book Report Of Short Stories Essays and Term Papers

  • Summary/Book Report on the short story, "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov.

    options in his short story, The Bet. In this story, two men make a bet, both staking rather important things. The banker stakes his millions while the lawyer stakes his freedom. This is done to determine whether death or solitary confinement is more humane. At the commencement of the story, the banker...

      199 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 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...

      1911 Words | 5 Pages   The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

  • 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...

      1008 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Short Book Report of Frankenstein (the Book) by Mary Shelly

    North Pole, he was totally surrounded by ice. He saw a man, Victor Frankenstein, who was in bad shape and took him aboard. Victor told him his life story. Frankenstein grew up in Geneva, Switzerland. His only friend was Henry Clervel. When Victor was 19 he became interested in science. He went to Ingolstadt...

      711 Words | 2 Pages   Frankenstein (2011 play), Frankenstein

  • 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...

      339 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 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...

      890 Words | 3 Pages   Edwidge Danticat

  • 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...

      666 Words | 3 Pages  

  • HOLE Book ReviewThe Short Story Hole

    “HOLE” Book Review The short story “Hole” is written by Andrew Porter and is set in USA. The theme of the short story is death which is quite evident throughout from start to finish. This is evident because we see a vivid picture of the death and it helps put us in the author’s shoes. The “Hole” story...

      322 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Report and psychological aspects on the short story "The Lottery"

    The story takes place in a small village where each year, a lottery is held. All the people of the village assemble in the town center and every family in the village gets to pick a piece of paper out of a box. One of the pieces has been marked, and the family who gets the marked piece has to enter the...

      333 Words | 1 Pages  

  • A good report on the book Cold Equations. Kind of short.

    by Tom Godwin, and "Boys and Girls," written by Alice Munro, are very different stories, but so similar. Both short stories have characters who face death and discover something valuable in the process. In two stories characters realize they are powerless to stop a death . This recognition changes...

      467 Words | 3 Pages  

  • 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...

      443 Words | 2 Pages   Things Fall Apart

  • A craft-focused essay on Paul Bowle's short story, "A Distant Episode," as it appears in "The Granta Book of the American Short Story"

    "A Distant Episode" took me on a scary ride I didn't want to go on, but by the time I realized where I was heading, it was too late. The story seems innocuous at first, with descriptions of beautiful desert scenery and the Professor's eagerness to revisit Aïn Tadouirt. [Does this name strike anyone else...

      476 Words | 2 Pages  

  • A craft-based essay on Flannery O'Connor's short story, "Good Country People," as it appears in "The Grant Book of the American Short Story"

    Ah, "Good Country People." I remember the first time I read this story, being struck by the unequivocally appropriate character names. Unhappy "Joy" with her ugly temperament that prefers "Hulga," "Mrs. Hopewell" with "no bad qualities of her own" and a ridiculous sense of optimism, "Manly Pointer" (hah...

      268 Words | 1 Pages   Good Country People

  • A craft-based essay on Flannery O'Connor's short story, "Good Country People," as it appears in "The Grant Book of the American Short Story"

    Ah, "Good Country People." I remember the first time I read this story, being struck by the unequivocally appropriate character names. Unhappy "Joy" with her ugly temperament that prefers "Hulga," "Mrs. Hopewell" with "no bad qualities of her own" and a ridiculous sense of optimism, "Manly Pointer" (hah...

      268 Words | 1 Pages   Good Country People

  • A craft-focused essay on Paul Bowle's short story, "A Distant Episode," as it appears in "The Granta Book of the American Short Story"

    "A Distant Episode" took me on a scary ride I didn't want to go on, but by the time I realized where I was heading, it was too late. The story seems innocuous at first, with descriptions of beautiful desert scenery and the Professor's eagerness to revisit Aïn Tadouirt. [Does this name strike anyone else...

      476 Words | 2 Pages  

  • 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...

      1227 Words | 4 Pages   Divergent (novel), Factions (Divergent), Harrison Bergeron, 2081 (film)

  • Short Story

    It was a beautiful fall weekend; the sunlight shined enough to provide just the right amount of warmth to make it the perfect picnic day. I was on my way to meet my parents for the annual South Florida Police and Fire bar-b-que. I knew that there was a chance that he would be there since a good part...

      577 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Short Story

    pink, and I scooted over in the seat to make room for the new guy. He giggled under his breath as he sat down next to me. “I’m Greyson. Grey for short. What is your name?” “Um… I’m Chandler.” I was fidgeting with the sleeves of my sweatshirt in my lap. “Cool name! I’ve never met a girl named Chandler...

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  • Short Stories

    A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?” The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!” The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only...

      614 Words | 4 Pages  

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