• Stories from a Ming Collection
    Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China. How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from their life how do you perceive...
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  • Stories from a Ming Collection
    Stories From a Ming Collection is a book compiled by Fang Menglong and translated by Cyril Birch, of a collection of popular moral tales of oral tradition that were told by Chinese storytellers during the T’ang Dynasty in the Chinese marketplaces. The two tales that will be analyzed specifically c...
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  • Short Stories
    The Killers Plot Analysis Most good stories start with a fundamental list of ingredients: the initial situation, conflict, complication, climax, suspense, denouement, and conclusion. Great writers sometimes shake up the recipe and add some spice. Initial Situation Two guys walk into a bar… OK,...
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  • Analysing fiction (short stories usually)
    Analysing fiction (usually short stories) Setting (omgivelser) The background against which the story unfolds. Time: the time of day, the season, the year, period, etc. Place: the room, house, town, country, continent. Environment: the kind of community or society we are in, and the...
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