• The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs a Comparison to the Time and Period in Which the Short Story Was Written
    “The Monkey’s Paw” was written by Wiliam Wymark Jacobs of England in 1902. W. W. Jacobs, who wrote mostly humorous short stories which reflected British culture, lived in England near the wharves where trading ships moored to load and unload their goods from other countries. Surprisingly a hor...
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  • Character and Point of View Analysis of “the Monkey’s Paw” Short Story
    Nurul Haifa 1110026000055 Literature 6 Prose Mid Term Test Character and Point of View Analysis of “The Monkey’s Paw” Short Story A. Introduction On a wet and windy night, John White, along with his wife and son, Herbert, await the arrival of an old friend, Sergeant Morris, who has been statio...
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  • The Presence of Horror and Fear in ‘the Monkey’s Paw’ Story
    The Presence of Horror and Fear in ‘The Monkey’s Paw’ Story This essay is an analysis of ‘The Monkey’s Paw’, a horror short story by William Wymark Jacobs. This story is about a talisman that shapes like monkey’s paw which has magical powers. It grants three wishes to its owner. Itâ€...
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  • Response to the Monkey’s Paw
    What makes a scary story? Is it the death of an important character or a guy in a mask scaring people? W. W. Jacobs, the author of The Monkey’s Paw uses numerous amounts of literary devices to make this story interesting. In my essay I will be responding to the theme, mood/imagery/personification,...
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  • Funny story
    The Raccoon & The Squirrel (The Priest Story) Once upon a time deep in the forest lived a raccoon named Simon who is a mischievous fellow that steals food occasionally from the farmer’s land. On every full moon Simon would quietly sneak into the farmer’s land and steal some of the ripe...
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  • Short Story
    I used to be loved, adored by all. Men were at my beck and call. They would do anything for me. I got all the attention that anyone could ever need. At the time I thought it was just perfection of course, but little did I know it would be the day that would change my life forever. I remember the day...
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  • The Short Story Competition
    Welcome to The Short Story competition 2012 The 2012 competition is now closed. Winners will be announced in December. The Short Story is designed to showcase the best short stories from around the world. The idea is simple. Submit your story to us and you will automatically enter The Short Sto...
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  • Creative Story
    We sat on opposites sides of the diner hall, I watched him as he watched me, and it made me feel insecure. He blew a kiss and Sharayah blew one back. I felt stupid, of course it wasn’t for me; it was for his present girl my best friend. I felt a tear burn my eye. I have to remember we separated b...
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  • Childs Story
    Smokey Anderson Wed PM 5/2/12 The scratch It was cold in my room. So cold that I kept my socks on, this was unusual for me. I hated sleeping with my socks on. I could hear the regular noises of my house the creaking of the stairs and the flag outside blowing around in the wind. But this nig...
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  • West Side Story & Romeo + Juliet Comparison
    Full title - The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Author - William Shakespeare Type of work - Play Genre - Tragic drama Language - English Time and place written - London, mid-1590s Setting (in play) - Cities of Verona and Mantua, Italy Time (in play) – 14th...
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  • Old Story Time Trevor Rhone
    Miss Aggie tries her best to be a good mother to Len: A. I) Describe TWO things that she does which each has a positive impact on Len’s life. (6mks) II) Show how Len benefits directly from these actions. (4mks) B. I) Describe TWO things that she does which ea...
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  • Horror Story Example
    The girl stumbled and rolled down the grassy hill, pulling her fiancé with her. For a few minutes they fell, rolling on top of each other before landing in a heap on the soft sand below. The woman looked at the man below her, affection filling her eyes as she smiled subconsciously. “What are yo...
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  • Romeo and Juliet vs. West Side Story
    Romeo and Juliet Prologue: Enter Chorus Chorus Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. (Prologue 4) From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lover...
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  • Story
    All I ever wanted was to be able to fly, I asked all the mythical legends. Santa, Tooth Fairy, and even the Easter Bunny. I used to watch shows like Peter Pan and if he could fly as well as the children then why couldn’t I? It all seemed possible to me when I was just yet a simple child. But...
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  • Short story
    It was a windy day. The mailman scrambled to reach the front door. When the door opened, Mrs. Felix said, "Hello", but before she had a chance to say thank you, the mail blew out of the mailman's hands, into the house and the front door slammed in his face. Mrs. Felix ran to pick up...
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  • short story
    In Florida a busy state an adolescent known as Ken was going through some life changing episodes. ken was reckless, very reckless. All his relatives and the people you associated with him all knew that someday he would live to regret his attitude toward life. It all started when Ken...
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  • story
    Maria was an intelligent and hardworking girl who loved to read books and always excelled in her academic tests. One day during a class lecture, Maria’s teacher asked the students, “Do you have any power?” To this one of the students who always got first position in the school’s racing...
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  • Explore the Ways in Which Stevenson Creates an Effective Horror Story in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”
    Explore the ways in which Stevenson creates an effective horror story in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Robert Stevenson wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” in 1885. In “Dr. Jekyll and My Hyde,” Stevenson creates the atmosphere of a horror story. He does this through many different technique...
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  • The Story of How God Developed His People
    A Journey Through The Old Testament The Story of how God Developed His People in the Old Testament Elmer L. Towns Harcourt Brace Custom Publishers Harcourt Brace College Publishers Fort Worth Philadelphia San Diego New York Orlando Austin San Antonio Toronto Montreal London Sydney Tokyo CO...
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  • The Story of My Life
    THE STORY OF MY LIFE BY HELEN KELLER THE STORY OF MY LIFE BY HELEN KELLER www.Inspiring-Quotes-and-Stories.com 1 Notice This ebook is distributed at http://www.inspiring-quotes-and-stories.com You are permitted to distribute and duplicate copies as long as you distribute it in whole without a...
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