Cohesion is a device used in connecting two sentences and indicating the relationship between them. Without cohesion text is merely collections of more or less isolated elements of text, which are not related to one another. Cohesion constructs t...
The story under consideration entitled Mabel was written by William Somerset Maugham. William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist but also one of the most successful dramatists and short-story writers.
Maugham travelled widely...
Kennedy is a country doctor, and lives in Colebrook, on the shores of Eastbay. The high ground rising abruptly behind the red roofs of the little town crowds the quaint High Street against the wall which defends it from the sea. Beyond the sea-wall there curves for miles...
Perspectives in Emergency
Life can be repetitive, unclear, and colourful. It has its ups and downs, along with its dramatic twists and turns, but ultimately, life can be confusing. In the short story Emergency, Johnson suggests that when one is stuck in the same environment for too long, one’s g...
Virginia Woolf’s “The Mark on the Wall”
Virginia Woolf’s “The mark on the wall’’ is about a mark which the narrator sees on the wall as she sits smoking cigarettes after tea and what goes on in her mind as she tries to discover what the mark actually is....
5 Important Elements of a Short Story
A short story is a short work of fiction. Fiction, as you know, is prose writing about imagined events and characters. Prose writing differs from poetry in that it does not depend on verses, meters or rhymes for its organization and presentation.
Short Story Competition-The Serpentine
This part of the city buzzed with life 24 hours a day but now it felt like the loneliest place in the world. There I was standing on the balcony staring out into the pitch black skyline of what used to be the suburbs of Manhattan. It was completely deserted. N...
Elements of Short Stories
Plot (what happens)
conflict (the basic opposition or tension that sets the plot of a short story in motion; it engages the
reader, builds suspense or mystery, and arouses expectation for events to follow.)
open-ended at both...
hort story Best Short Story for May/June 2010 English A Exam Written by: Zoie Hamilton of Washington Archilbald High School, St. Kitts and Nevis
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May/June 2010 English A Examination
Guide to Literary Analysis of a Short Story
A short story is a relatively brief invented prose narrative that typically deals with a limited group of characters involved in a single action. It usually aims at unity of effect and often concentrates on the creation of mood rather than the telling of...
Notes on Short Story
THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
By O. Henry
Date: 26 September 2012
Title: The Gift of the Magi
Author: William Sydney Porter also known as O. Henry
Background of the O. Henry:
O. Henry was born on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Both his mother and father die...
11.A babysitter is snooping around her employer's house and finds a disturbing photograph...
12.At a Chinese restaurant, your character opens his fortune cookie and reads the following message: "Your life is in danger. Say nothing to anyone. You must leave the city immediately and never return....
I Know What You Were Doing Last Night
“BREAKING NEWS” screamed the TV as David shot up out of bed seeing what the excitement was about. The reported flashed upon the screen.
“Taylor Swift has become an American icon that young girls...
In the short story called “Optimists” written by Richard Ford, tells a story about Frank a fifteen-year-old boy who lives in Great Falls, Montana who learns how life can completely change in an instant. In the “Optimists” there are two major events that shape the...
A thousand times goodnight – Romeo an Juliet – Short Story
It's pouring outside and I can't sleep.I have headaches all the time. I wake up with them. I've kind of given up on taking drugs like ibuprofen and Excedrin; I just live with them. I gave up on the drugs because they don't seem to do...
The story Prenatal surrounds a teenage girl’s struggles throughout her pregnancy. Charlie, the pregnant teen, constantly hears her baby in her stomach talk to her. The voice she hears may not actually be her baby. In fact it can actually just be Charlie’s mind with conflicting thoughts, and in t...
UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA
TERM PAPER ASSIGNMENT
ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES
THE SHORT STORY
‘The short story lacks criticism and lacks form’. Justify this statement using any three stories from THE JAMBULA T...