• A Humorous Short Random Story
    Every day, Mike Hawk rolls out of the left side of his queen sized bed and tiredly shuffles to his dresser to turn off his alarm clock. His wife won't get up for another 2 hours, so Mike throws on his Carhartt overalls and plaid shirt then heads downstairs for breakfast. Mike was never allowed sweet
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  • The Greater Danger for Most of Us Lies Not in Setting Our Aim Too High and Falling Short, but in Setting Our Aim Too Low and Achieving Our Mark.
    "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark." This quote is significant to a wide variety of people for the mere fact that everyone goes through this. I think that at one point or another, most peop
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  • Story
    Let Me In By: John Avjide Lindquist The Location Blackeberg. It makes you think of coconut-frosted cookies, maybe drugs. "A respectable life." You think subway station, suburb. Probably nothing else comes to mind. People must live there, just like they do in other places. That was why it was built,
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  • The Story of an Hour
    In "The Story of an Hour," I can relate to so many different things that go on in this short tragic story. After reading the story I almost felt like Louise Mallard and I were living the same life with different events and a different outcome. Everything about the two of us comes down to being alway
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  • The Story of an Hour
    English 23 September 2010 Poetry * Rhymes * Short * Funny , sad, meaningfully * Real , * Verse * Drama * Shakespeare * Intense * Feelings Poems as meeting point of music and meaning * Listen to le
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  • Funny Short Story
    The Scourge Of The Galaxy The pretty researcher walked up to the shack where he supposedly lived. Wendy had heard many stories about the scourge, but she had never seen him for herself. He was a local legend, and she had decided to do her thesis on this obese male. She knocked on the cheap wood
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  • Short Story "A Conversation with My Father"
    The short-story "A Conversation with My Father", by Grace Paley, combines several themes and the author uses the elements of abandonment, denial, irony, humor and foreshadowing, to bring this emotional story together. This story is mainly about the relationship between a parent and his/her child. Th
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  • Short Story Analysi
    [pic] [pic] [pic] Either follow the steps below or go directly to the section that begins with How to analyze Short Stories/Novels Read the assignment carefully and do the activities within. 1. Go to the following site and read the information under the title "Short Story Analysis"
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  • Jo Cannon, "Insignificant Gestures", a Short Story, 2007
    ”Insignificant Gestures” “Insignificant gestures” is a short story written by Jo Cannon in 2007. In this short story the main character, who is also the narrator, is looking back at his gory time as an expatriate district health officer in t Africa. We read about how his daily clinical r
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  • Short Story
    February BAM Guidelines 9th and 10th Grade English 2010 For this BAM report you will read a collection of short stories and keep a Reader's Response Journal on the stories. The DLS library has a display of short story collections, and collections can be found in both public libraries and local
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  • Beowulf: Short Story
    Beowulf: Short Story In the beautiful town of Ventaria, which is located near the southern- most point of Ireland, a once proud colony of people enjoyed the magnificent surroundings and a simplistic life. Brian the Great, beloved ruler of the Ventarians, had been killed by the evil Filth-Sammich
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  • Creative Story: in Short
    Creative Story: In Short It all started not so long ago. In fact, though I can't be completely sure about it, I think it was only five months ago. My name is Jeff Washburn and I am a surgeon. Not that long ago my life under went a huge change. Unfortunately a huge misfortune had to take place fir
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  • Short Story/Film Analysis
    Short Story/Film Analysis Aric McDonald Short Story/Short Film Comm. 411-35 11:30-12:45 Spring 1997 The three short stories are similar because they all involve jealousy. This type of jealousy surrounds the main characters who are en
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  • Mastering the Short Story
    Mastering The Short Story Although I perceive Paul Darcy Boles to be an uppity, egotistic, and somewhat euphorically rambling old man from his style of writing, there is some beneficial information for someone wishing to create a commercially viable short story. However, I feel that creating a st
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  • George Bernard Shaw and His Short Story About the Cremation of the Nar
    George Bernard Shaw and His Short Story About the Cremation of The Narrator's Mother In a written excerpt from a letter about the cremation of his mother, George Bernard Shaw recalls her "passage" with humor and understanding. The dark humor associated with the horrid details of disposing of hi
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  • The Short Story Theories of Ed
    In both of the articles, each author is trying to share his view, or theory on the short story. The view of Edgar Allen Poe is very pessimistic toward the novel and other forms of long fiction, while B.M. Ejxenbaum takes a more analytic approach. Poe writes, “The novel certainly requires wh
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  • A Worn Path: the Modern Short Story
    In the modern short story, Eudora Welty clearly develops Phoenix Jackson as a main character who indirectly manipulates other people. Phoenix, as the speaker in "A Worn Path" holds the status of an old Negro woman who continues the everyday cycle of life. Although, in reality Phoenix is an average h
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  • Hawthorne to Faulkner: the Evolution of the Short Story
    Hawthorne to Faulkner: The Evolution of the Short Story Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Faulkner's short stories "Young Goodman Brown" and "A Rose for Emily" use a moral to endorse particular ideals or values. Through their characters examination and evaluation of one another, the author's lesso
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  • Loyalty to Family in the Short Story "Barn Burning"
    The short story "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner is a stark look at the struggle of a boy to try to do what is right, or do what is best for his family during the post Civil War era. The main character, Sartoris Snopes is a poor son of a migrant tenant farmer who, in the opening scene is being qu
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  • Short Story Collection a Good Man Is Hard to Find
    Flannery O'Connor's short story collection A Good Man is Hard to Find has many elements of a southern gothic work. Images of ancient castles with sliding panels create suspicious themes and settings that lead the readers into the dark and gloomy world of the southern United States. With all of the
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