Short Stories Essays and Term Papers

  • Short Stories

    want to avenge the death of the man who Pepe killed. After much running and even being shot, he is killed by these men. | Tone: The tone of this story is extremely suspenseful. The author has kept the reader on a hook to find out whether Pepe escapes the gunmen. The reader is desperate to know whether...

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    chose Indiana. I attended IU last fall and came home in December for Christmas break. I decided Ole Miss was where my heart belonged. After applying short notice and hearing back, I was headed down south for good. My parent’s favorite advice, “Everything will work itself out,” was an affirmation I didn’t...

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    The pioneers of the teaching of science imagined that its     introduction into education would remove the conventionality,     artificiality, and backward-lookingness which were characteristic;     of classical studies, but they were gravely disappointed. So, too, in 5   their time had the humanists...

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    Left In The Dark The dreadful smell of something rotting filled the small, dark room. Whoever was keeping me here had put me down in the basement. I found this out after my first escape attempt. Ever since then he has been coming down every day, just to check on me or to cause me pain. I was sitting...

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    Unwelcome Passenger The man looked familiar, and immediately I felt my pulse quicken. He wore oil-stained jeans and a torn leather vest, but no shirt. Straight black hair hung nearly to his waist. A snake tattoo circled his forearm. Mid-thirties, I guessed. I didn't realize I was staring so hard...

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    "...the pain of saying goodbye and moving on." Write a short story inspired by the above phrase. Bright lights. Clean walls. Clean floors. Pale uniforms. People rushing back and forth through the corridors. That nauseating smell that lingers in your nostrils for hours after you leave. Blood slipped...

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    internet The creation of the internet has affected society and individual's life in many positive ways.Individuals,companies,and institutions use the internet in many ways.Companies and institutions use the internet to provide their own profit,including advertising,selling,buying...etc.The use of the...

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    Short Story 12/18/2012 Bonnie Liu It is raining outside. As if God is weeping, droplets run across windows ceaselessly, “di-da…di-da…di-da,” resounding through every corner in the house. Nevertheless, this little sad song has been drowned out by a raucous drunk crowd who is now partying for...

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     An Angel's Wings Ever since Aly Nightengail was a little girl, she loved angels. Everything about them. The way their eyes sparkled, glistened in all light. The way they wouldn't lie to you. The way they couldn't harm a single living being, because they we're let into heaven...

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  • The Short Story

    Shirley Jackson was a popular American novelist and short story writer of twentieth century, known for her forte in mystery and horror fiction. Supernatural, sinister and mysterious elements played significant role in her works. She has a very odd style of writing and plot. Her themes are usually pertaining...

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    A Father’s Escape When I was sixteen my father went to the moon. A few years prior to his departure from Earth our house became a cave and the backyard a prehistoric jungle where dinosaurs roamed freely and lived among us. See my father was a unique individual with what I believed in the oblivion...

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    Secret Lost in the Water Carrier, Roch. The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories. Translated by Sheila Fischman. Concord, Ontario: House of Anansi Press Ltd., 1979. ********************************************* After I started going to school my father scarcely talked any more. I was very intoxicated...

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    believed that he should follow and support his country to the extent of death. However, one day he got new orders when he just finally returned home for a short time. He was so excited to see where next he was being sent. Hoping it was a little closer to home, maybe even Hawaii he heard it was beautiful there...

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  • The Ghost Story - Short Story

    The Ghost Story Because of all the recorded evidence of paranormal activity, this leads to the evidence being real. Yet, because of skeptics and nonbelievers debunking the evidence, some people are led to believe paranormal activity is fake. Many people have obtained facts that suggest ghosts are real...

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  • A Short Story.

    ------------------------------------------------- Birds have hollow bones! Doesn’t that seem weird to you. HOLLOW BONES! Those stupid little creatures are so brittle! So, when I watched a bird slam into our class window in the middle of our history class (French Revolution), I screamed! Not because...

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    want to be considered disrespectful.” I then proceeded to invite her to come back to my house for tea, she gladly accepted. We sat there telling stories and reminiscing over childhood memories. She told me she had moved away from her family, that she needed an adventure. Our eyes connected for a brief...

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    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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    A flight had just landed in the very crowded Houston airport. It was a very foggy, misty morning. The Journey from Belgium to Houston was long and uncomfortable, and Peter was cold, miserable and unhappy. Huddled up like a hedgehog, in his filthy black coat, he pierced through the crowd for a familiar...

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    Short Story Assessment Choose one activity to complete from the short stories read in class. All of these activities require that you combine information provided with creative output. Do not change the facts, characters, or themes of the stories. However, you may fill in blank spots with added information...

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    English 4/11/13 Short Stories The two short stories I’ve read are The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe and The Necklace by Guy De Maussant. In the other story The Tell Tale Heart, the narrator is berserk as a man could ever be. In The Tell Tale Heart the man is trying to convince his audience/...

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