• A Short Story: Do We Have a Choice
    Short Story ‘Do we have a choice?' Laying down on the Hostels Bed, the two best Friends -Zeba and Zaraa- remembered the time they have spent together. The have been friends since the age of five. The started school together, studied together, partied together and whatever they did did it toge...
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  • A Short Story
    Short Story: "And in the air was murder" by Joel Kininmonth It was the start of summer, the bees were coming out, the birds were chirping and a little house in the town of Meridia is waking up to the coming heat. The mist in the air was disappearing and it was...
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  • A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Short Story Written in 1968
    A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings'' is a short story written in 1968 and has a style known as ‘‘magic realism;'' which is associated with its author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This style combines realistic, everyday details with elements of fantasy, confusing th...
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  • The Chaser (Short Story) Overview
    John Collier's short story "The Chaser" takes place over a period of about five to ten minutes. It took place some time in the 1900s, probably early to mid 1900s. The story takes place in a small Building on Pell Street, probably in the United States of America. This story is told by a limited narr...
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  • Books Rose for Emily a (Short Story)
    Title: Faulkner's A Rose for Emily. Subject(s): BOOKS; ROSE for Emily, A (Short story) Author(s): Wallace, James M. Source: Explicator, Winter92, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p105, 3p Abstract: Asserts that Faulkner's `A Rose for Emily' is about, among other things gossip, and how through the narrator, we i...
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  • A Small Good Thing: Short Story
    In the fictional short story entitled "A Small, Good Thing" by Raymond Carver is one that emotionally ties the reader to the story. The story opens in a bakery with the mother ordering a cake for her son Scotty for his birthday. The mother, Ann, describes the cake to the baker, who seems not to be...
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  • Short Story Essay
    Short Story Essay on "A Rose For Emily" and "Barn Burning" Human behavior is one of the most studied and talked about traits of human beings, for it makes us who we are after all. It is prevalent in books, movies, stories, and most importantly life, everything we do involves it. In all of the sh...
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  • The Colours of Life-Existentialism and the Short Story Form: a Study of Selected Western and African Short Stories
    THE COLOURS OF LIFE-EXISTENTIALISM AND THE SHORT STORY FORM:A STUDY OF SELECTED WESTERN AND AFRICAN SHORT STORIES IN GREEK MYTHOLGY, Orpheus, a bewitching minstrel whose lyre could hypnotize animate and inanimate elements at will, married a nymph, Eurydice. One day, Eurydice was bitten by a sna...
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  • Short Story Analysis
    Jessica Gonzales ENGL 1301 Short Story Analysis First Confession In the story of “First Confession” Frank O’Connor has us look at the story from the boy, Jackie’s, point of view. Jackie is a seven year-old boy who must go to make his first confession before he can take his first commu...
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  • Elements of a Short Story Expressed the Protagonist Gabriel in the Short Story the Dead
    The elements of a short stories are expressed the Gabriel, the protagonist, in the short story The Dead. I had my own opinions of Gabriel’s character. However, my group members provide me with their insight that exposed what I overlooked. I was also unaware of how the settings depicted Gabriel’s...
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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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  • Short Story
    Short Story The Black Wolf A plague was raging in Europe, and werewolves and Vampires roamed the night looking for clean victims to fulfil their blood-lust. It was in this time that people were fleeing their homes in the towns to avoid the plague. Most took refuge in the Forests, while others...
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  • How to Write a Short Story
    10 Tips for Creative Writers What is a Short Story? A short story begins as close to the conclusion as possible, and grabs the reader from the very first line. It conserves character and scenes, typically focuses on just one problem, and drives towards a sudden, unexpected revelation. (Kathy K...
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  • Shortest Short Story Ever Written
    Christian Paul Elisha V. Guillermo E17 LIT13 November 10, 2010 Shortest Short Story Ever Written The story of Chris Benoit’s son’s life Hemingway once wrote what he called the shortest story ever written: For Sale; Baby Shoes, Never Worn. That’s it, just 6 word, I think it's q...
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  • History of the Development of the Short Story.
    The Short Story. Basic Literary Elements of The Short Story. 1.1.History of The Development of The Short Story. 1.1.1.Early Forms.Origins. The short story refers to a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, usually in narrative format. This format or medium tends to be more po...
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  • My Short Story
    Madeleine Eugenie Williams 12D Short Story Karma We all learn hard lessons in life. Mine started at an office party at ‘The Little Apple’, a choice bar in Downtown Manhattan for a get together. I decided this would be a great opportunity for my co-workers to meet my new boyfriend, John, the l...
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  • Exploring Free Will and Decision Making in Albert Camus' Short Story "The Guest, "
    In Albert Camus' short story "The Guest," Camus raises numerous philosophical questions. These are: does man have free will?, are an individual's decisions affected by what society demands, expects, neither, or both?, and finally, how does moral and social obligation affect decision making? Baldu...
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  • Essay on Katherine Mansfield Short Story
    Essay On Katherine Mansfield Short Story “Mansfield sheds a vivid light onto ordinary lives” In what way and how effectively do you think Mansfield achieves this? Refer to two stories. In the stories Frau Brechenmacher Attends a Wedding and Her First Ball by Katherine Mansfield, an example o...
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  • A Short Story Essay
    Short Story Elli gazed out on the window of her history class. The frosty, snow covered ground made her giddy with happiness. She liked winters in Colorado, but this is the usual weather in winter anyhow. Colorado winters are always laden with thick snow blankets and shiny crystal icicles. Elli sn...
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  • Literary Analysis of ''a Very Short Story
    ''A very short story'' by Ernest Hemingway. Title: ''A very short story'' Author: Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961). Source: CAPPELEN DAMM AS, Oslo 2008 – ''Access to English literature, VG3''. Anthony, Burgess, Mikkelsen & Sørhus. Chapter 1, page 23-24. Setting. A lot of geographic plac...
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