Short Descriptive Stories Essays and Term Papers

  • Emotions of Life

    what you make of that journey that counts. When you pick up a story or poem to read you want to really connect with that story and understand the theme of it. It is important that a theme be established story of any kind to me a short story is easy to understand and follow. When reading poems I like how...

    2594 Words | 6 Pages

  • listen to the end review

    READING OF THE SHORT STORY “LISTEN TO THE END” The author Tony Hunter suceeded to protray the current issues involving the vulnerability of females , throught the short story’ listen to the end’ . Hunter has done a magnificant job of creating this descriptive piece using the techniques of personification...

    440 Words | 2 Pages

  • Henry Lawson, Distinctly Visual Image

    image of Australia in his stories and how he does it. Henry Lawson is a well-known Australian author, who has written a number of short stories. Most of his stories are about the harsh conditions, in the Australian bush. ‘The Drover’s Wife’, one of Lawson’s short stories, is about a woman who lives...

    595 Words | 2 Pages

  • English

    questions that were set in CXC English A past papers.   Section B |   Section B: Reading comprehension     This section consists of two compulsory short answer reading comprehension questions. (Again there is no choice here, you have to answer both of the questions in this section).   Each question...

    632 Words | 3 Pages

  • Story of an Hour Analysis

    underlying theme in “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin is “those who have lived a submissive, sheltered, or restricted life... will die if they are forced back into submission” after experiencing true freedom. Chopin depicts this theme throughout the short story using descriptive words, specific characteristics...

    644 Words | 2 Pages

  • Hills Like White Elephants

    Elephants By: Ernest Hemingway In the short story Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway there seems to be two lovers about to travel on a train to a different city in Spain. They are in a private room drinking beer and anis del toros. This story takes place while waiting on for the train...

    334 Words | 1 Pages

  • Liveloveasap

    A descriptive waste of time? The Cat in the Rain is a short story by the famed Ernest Hemmingway. Before a critique of this story can be attempted one must come to understand the life of Ernest Hemmingway. Ernest Hemmingway was exposed to gruesome conflicts across the world after he left Oak Park...

    610 Words | 2 Pages

  • Oral vs. Written Communication

    In our English class we had to tell an embarrassing story orally to the entire class. We then made transcripts of our oral story and wrote a descriptive version. Both versions were significantly different from each other in many ways. Our study is on the differences between oral and written communication...

    1404 Words | 4 Pages

  • Diagnostic Essay

    Diagnostic Essay The main features that need to be present for a story to be satisfying to me are; a main character, a key emotional event, detailed descriptive language and resolution. In my view, these features are indispensible to a good story because they create interest, curiosity, a clear image of events...

    529 Words | 2 Pages

  • Analyzing Graham Greene’s “The End of the Party”

    Analyzing Graham Greene’s “The End of the Party” Throughout Graham Greene’s short story, “The End of the Party,” the author paints a vivid setting to promote the idea of the younger twin’s paranoia of the darkness. That enduring fear also serves as the central conflict involving both of the siblings...

    1104 Words | 3 Pages

  • THE WELCOME TABLE VS. COUNTRY LOVERS

    Country Lovers When it comes to writing there are many different types of writing styles. Two different types of literature are short stories and poems. These two types have many different similarities and differences. It is also how you understand the literature. Some similarities are...

    1131 Words | 7 Pages

  • Fall of the House of Usher

    January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849 The fall of the house of usher is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. It is a detailed, symbolic account of the derangement and dissipation of an individual's personality. In short the story is about an unknown narrator who has been asked to visit an old friend...

    820 Words | 3 Pages

  • Victim by Oliver Smithfield

    In this essay I intend to explore the narrative conventions and values, which Oliver Smithfield presents in the short story Victim. The short story positions the reader to have negative and sympathetic opinion on the issues presented. Such as power, identity and bullying. For example Mickey the young...

    763 Words | 2 Pages

  • Refer to Source 3, Everest the Hard Way and Either Source 1 or Source 2. You Are Going to Compare the Two Texts, One of Which You Have Chosen. 4. Compare the Different Ways in Which Language Is Used for Effect in the

    read and are interested in stories of adventure. Source 2 uses practical, not very descriptive language to explain the information clearly in the article. It uses humorous language in the title, but it is also very factual, the main aim of the article. In Source 3, descriptive language is used to show...

    796 Words | 2 Pages

  • Ponds

    One thing I gathered from Henry David Thoreau's The Ponds is how descriptive he was about the most minute of things. Thoreau obviously admired his pond very much. Maybe even a little obsessively, but then again he wrote this in the 1800s so I guess people back then appreciated such scenery a lot more...

    607 Words | 2 Pages

  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

    An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge While reading "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce. The sense of time, descriptive writing, and plot make this short story, I feel, very worthy of a literary analysis. At the beginning, there is not a good ending. The main character, Peyton Farquhar...

    652 Words | 2 Pages

  • Short Story Comparative Analysis of the Landlady and Crime and Punishment

    the story begins we are already curious to know who this female character may be and what she is capable of. The title ‘The landlady’ serves a strong relationship with the plot of the story. Ulman used the title ‘Crime & Punishment’, which makes the reader assume that the genre of the story is crime...

    1021 Words | 3 Pages

  • John Steinbeck

    develop such as novel, poems, and short stories. Short Stories are described has miniature versions of books or novels, where an author takes a tale and crams it into a ten to twenty page story. John Steinbeck is not only a well-known novelist, but also writes short stories like “The Chrysanthemums” and...

    2056 Words | 7 Pages

  • Working lives of animals

    tells a story, descriptive language paints a picture using words. Examples: Novels, short stories, memoirs and diary entries narrate. Travel writing, personal essays and feature articles describe. Layout: All stories have a beginning, a middle and an end. Hemmingway’s six word short story “For sale...

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  • The Happy Man

    Гушан Елена 3 курс 304 группа Analysis of the text: The happy man William Somerset Maugham (1974 - 1966), a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist, was the son of a British diplomat. He was educated at King’s School in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went...

    1410 Words | 4 Pages