• The Lottery
    illustrated by the idea of the lottery, and the nature of humanity as depicted in the story: weak and evil. The theme, outer appearances can be deceiving, is depicted by the short story’s concept of a lottery and title, “The Lottery”. The idea of a lottery in contemporary culture has a positive...
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  • english
    making them lack of loves and cares. (ii) Identify and discuss ONE theme of short story that you want these student to understand. Humanity and the perversity of slavery is the main theme that teacher should make the students understand. This story will show the pain and the torture of...
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  • Naturalism
    Law of Life”; how the environment determines behavior, how humanity is hard to understand, and how human destiny is beyond the control of the individual.The short story, “The Law of Life” by Jack London is filled with naturalism The first characteristic is how the environment determines behavior...
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  • Myths in Humanities
    large number of magical elves, and nine flying reindeers. He made a list of children throughout the world, categorizing them according to their behavior “naughty” or “nice”, and then on Christmas Eve he would deliver presents to all of the well-behaved children in the world. This story encouraged me...
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  • Technology in a Utopian Society: Is It a Good Thing?
    clearly a case of too much of a good thing is not necessarily good. It is here that the message of Forster’s story becomes quite clear. It is simply not possible to have technological advances without carefully monitoring and balancing so that humanity and social interaction are not compromised...
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  • Catching the Snow
    David Hudson Instructor: Eddy English 101 section 51 November 12, 2012 Catching the Snow The bold and stirring short story, “Snow”, was written with deceptive intensity and a sincere tenacity that grabs you immediately. It tells the story of ten year old Yolanda, a little immigrant...
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  • fiction writing
    12/8/13 Humanities 360 » Short Story the Jade Peony Character Sketch by Wayson Choy » Print - Humanities 360 - http://www.humanities360.com - Short Story the Jade Peony Character Sketch by Wayson Choy Posted By Dawn Lioutas On October 7, 2013 @ 3:01 pm In International Writers and...
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  • Timshel
    Caleb, “’I think I love you, Cal.’ ‘I’m not good’ ‘because you’re not good’” (576). This short interchange embodies Abra’s moral progression through the story. Initially falling for the kinder, gentler brother, she realizes his naïveté regarding sin and then loves Caleb for his moral conflict, for his...
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  • Fool Me Once...
    ” (283). There are multiple instances where both the townspeople and Elka genuinely pull the wool over Gimpel’s eyes, and it is his sheer goodness and faith in humanity that allows him to not falter when he finds these things to be false. Right before Elka dies, she reveals to Gimpel “the children...
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  • Short Essay on Christology
    deity you make him appear not to have been human at all and the story of what he did and his life would have less impact. Denying his humanity denies the validity of the perfect sacrifice. Denying his deity turns the entire New Testament into nothing but a neat story to tell your children. There were...
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  • The Readers Positioning and the Representation of
    ’ (Bradford 2011d, p. 9). The closure of TMG is available at the second last chapter. It is toward this moment that the entire narrative has been leading. Children prefer stories with an element of closure, which has a sense of an ending: something is resolved; normality is restored; and security is...
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  • Flannery O'Conner: Queen of Irony
    Gothic" writer because of her fascination with grotesque incidents and odd complex characters. This use of grotesque humor and the rural southern dialect of her characters were common elements in her short stories. These dark comedies "often [forced] readers to confront physical deformity, spiritual...
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  • Hinduism
    Short Stories of J.D. Salinger, made up of several short works (principally from the early '40s) that the author had chosen not to include in his official anthologies. Both volumes were quickly suppressed by legal action, but, as late as 1988, they could still be found (albeit with difficulty) on the...
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  • English
    part of the Romantic Movement and, more specifically, Dark romanticism . His themes often centre on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity. His published works include novels, short stories, and a biography of his friend...
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  • The Sentinel and 2001: a Space Odyssey
    SAVE FILE AS from your browser's toolbar above.In Chrome, select right click (with your mouse) on this page and select SAVE AS Record: 1 Title: The Sentinel Source: Masterplots II: Short Story Series, Revised Edition; January 2004, p1-2 Article Author: Virginia, Mary E. Document Type...
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  • the veldt analysis essay
    overturned because of the extreme usage and dependence on technology. Not only does this impact on the children, within the family itself, their communication and interactions are also ruined. This short story, through the use of irony, shows how depending too much on technology can result in...
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  • Cosmic Education
    by the imagination alone.  In the Story of the Universe, the first great fable to be given to the children, the story takes them through the creation of the elements, which make up our world, the creation of these being possible because the particles of matter obeyed the laws that they were...
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  • Unattainable Perfection
    The expression “I am only human” is a phrase coined by people in order to blame their faults on humanity. The question many philosophers have asked is if perfection is attainable. In his short stories, “The Birthmark,” “The Minister and the Black Veil,” and “The Gray Champion,” Nathaniel Hawthorne...
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  • Analysis of the Poem “Because I could not stop for death”
    There Will Come Soft Rains The short story “There Will Come Soft Rains” from “The Martian Chronicles” written by Ray Bradbury after the second world war deals with a futuristic house which is uninhabited due to a nuclear catastrophe and completely controlled by a computer so that everything...
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  • Literary Analysis
    A Literary Analysis on Flanner O'Connor's “A Good Man is Hard to Find” Written by ShaLynn M. Andrews Flannery O'Connor's short story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” is about a Georgia family on their way to Florida for a vacation and the day ending in disaster and murder. The story opens with the...
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