• Dead Stars-Paz Marquez Benitez
    CHARACTERS Alfredo Salazar - son of Don Julian, a more than 30 years old man and a bachelor. He is engaged to Esperanza but him still fleeting to Julia Salas Esperanza - wife of Alfredo Salazar. She is a homely woman, literal minded and intensely acquisitive. She is one of those fortunate wome...
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  • The Dead
    By As I reflected upon the "The Dead" I pondered the manner in which James Joyce implemented "wasteland imagery" in the story. My understanding of the definition of "wasteland imagery" as it applies to this story is to represent an aspect of life as lacking in spiritual, aesthetic, or other humaniz...
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  • Satirical Texts: Dead White Males & World of Warcraft Episode
    Dead White Males DAVID WILLIAMSON Make Love not Warcraft SOUTH PARK (SEASON 10 EPISODE 8) INTRO The role and function of satirical texts is ultimately to expose the follies and vices that we see today in contemporary society. Satire may be effectively defined as a device used to highlight and...
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  • Minor Characters in a Story
    Fiction encompasses a very broad spectrum of literature and every writer of fiction goes about it in his/her own style. Stephen King writes differently from Danielle Steele who in turn writes differently from Isaac Asimov. Yet all works of fiction share some common denominators. There are protago...
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  • Short Story Essay "On the Rainy River"
    Confessions of an Embarrassed Soldier Tim O’Brien’s personal short story, “On the Rainy River,” evokes an inner struggle to serve, or to “run” to Canada. O’Brien shamefully expresses his own horrific tale of compromise of the draft in the summer of ‘68. At 21 years old, “young...
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  • The Story of Tom Brennan
    Explain how The Story of Tom Brennan and ONE other related text of your own choosing portray the consequences of moving into the world Author J.C Burke and Rapper the Notorious B.I.G (Biggie) are able to portray the consequences of moving into the world. J.C burke composer of The story of Tom bre...
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  • The Fall of the House of Usher Movie vs. Short Story
    Most readers of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, will notice some obvious changes in Roger Corman’s movie, The Fall of the House of Usher. In the film, Philip Winthrop traveled to the House of Usher, a grim mansion surrounded by a tarn, for his fiancée Madel...
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  • “Story Truth” and “Happening Truth” in the Things They Carried
    The Things They Carried Analysis “Story Truth” and “Happening Truth” in The Things They Carried Throughout The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien it is difficult to separate what is fictitious, and what is true. During the entire work there are two different “truths”, which ar...
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  • Zombie Story
    It was a dark and stormy night… I’m sorry; I just had to say that. It was actually just like every other day, you know, until the zombie thing happened. Just like any other Friday, Ted and I were getting done with our third shift jobs. It was a boring assembly line job, doing the same thing...
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  • Gender Roles in the "The Story of an Hour" and "The Necklace"
    From ancient years to the middle of 20th century being a woman meant being a housewife. Women were repressed. Not only they did not have any rights, except to stay home, do the housework and care for a husband or children, women were considered only a half of human being. As one Russian saying says:...
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  • Comparisons and contrasts between the Movie "Smoke Signals" and the story "This is what it Means to say Phoenix, Arizona"
    Compare & Contrast of Smoke Signals and This is what it means to Say Phoenix, Arizona The stories of Smoke Signals and “This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” are built around the same narrative with a few dissimilarities here and there. Smoke Signals is the film version based...
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  • Five (Short Story)
    Five Somebody told me before that when you feel almost nothing at all, only plain unhappiness, then just die. You always want to find an explanation for feeling so empty, but what was that for? Nothing. If you feel that way, then that’s depression, and I’m telling you, that thing kills every...
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  • Poe's "The Black Cat" as an Example of Gothic Story
    Poe's "The Black Cat" as an Example of Gothic Story Edgar Allan Poe, who lived a short and tragic life, was mainly known for his gothic stories embedded in the atmosphere of terror and suspense, with insane protagonists placed in gloomy settings. He is considered to be a horror-master and his lit...
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  • The Story of an Hour
    ENG-102 February 6, 2013 Finding the Theme of “The Story of an Hour” After reading “The Story of an Hour” many things have become apparent, like the fact that not every relationship can be as easily read as a book and that there is usually more than meets the eye when it comes to relation...
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  • Bypass Story of the Road
    Bypass the Story of a Road Anyalsis McGirr takes virtually every detour possible and in doing so seems to suggest that life’s journey is at its most interesting when one strays from the central path. It is in the towns and rest stations that McGirr encounters individuals with interesting storie...
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  • "Indian Camp" Characterization
    ”Characterization of the main characters” “Indian Camp” Nick followed his father to an Indian camp to witness his father help a women through childbirth. At first glance “Indian Camp” seems to be about a boy’s right of passage experience, as he witnesses a child’s birth. This beaut...
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  • contents of a dead mans pocket
    Jon Grounds Contents of The Dead Man’s Pocket Essay/ English/ 5th period Do you ever think about how a story can be really long and boring, well have you read “Contents of The Dead Man’s Pocket?” It may be long, but it is not boring. Jack Finny the author of the book “Contents of The...
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  • Dead Stars Analysis
    The story has a sad tone... It simply deals on human's weakness ---when one fall in love... It also involves decision making... The main character, Alfredo is a representation of the men who are confused... and selfish... having been engaged to Esperanza for a long time and being undecided when...
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  • The Importance of the Setting in Wuthering Heights
    The Importance of the Setting in Wuthering Heights There are numerous approaches to analyzing and understanding a novel, with the setting being one of utmost importance. It is one of the first aspects noted by readers because it can potentially increase their identification of specific motifs,...
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  • I See Dead People - a Film Critique
    TITLE PAGE I See Dead People – A Film Critique In the genre of horror movies, only four movies have been nominated for Best Picture. One of those nominated was The Sixth Sense. Nominated for six academy awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Be...
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