Summarized Short Stories Essays and Term Papers

  • Tagore Short Stories Summarized

    Rabindranath Tagore Selected short stories Profit and Loss This narrative briefly describes the short, sorrowful life of Nirupama. The name signifies ‘peerless one’ and was given to her by her parents, who were gratified with a daughter after having had five sons. Being treasured, her father searched...

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  • A Thor Story Summarized

    One day I turned to Loki and said "I'm tired of lying around in Asgard doing nothing; there is nothing to test my strength against." “Well maybe we should go on an adventure to the land of giants”, said Loki. We set out to the land of Jotunhiem. Upon going to Jotunhiem we stumbled past a cottage. They...

      428 Words | 1 Pages   Jötunheimr

  • Short Story

    the shop • Ato – the foreman II. Setting  The places where the story happened were : (a) office; (b) cafeteria; (c) shanty that housed their bureau’s woodcraft; (d) side street / alley / sidewalk  The time when the story happened was: (a) Ten o’clock in the morning at the office and cafeteria...

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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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  • Short Story

    Unnerving­ make someone lose courage or confidence.   Veneer­ Covering something with a nice piece of wood    About the Author:  Bill Bryson’s a popular travel writer whose hiking stories combine human interest with  a sense of interest and humor. Bryson has spent more than 20 years in England, touring the  country­side and writing best­selling books...

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  • Short Story

    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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  • short story

    Rest in peace Jimmy. Short Story Grading Rubric CATEGORY Exceptional (6) Good (5) Fair (4) Poor (3) Setting Many vivid, descriptive words are used to tell when and where the story took place. Some vivid, descriptive words are used to tell the audience when and where the story took place. The reader...

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  • Short Story

    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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  • Short Story

    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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  • Short Stories

    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/...

      899 Words | 2 Pages   The Tell-Tale Heart, The Necklace

  • Short Stories

    A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?” The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!” The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only...

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  • Short Story

    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

    Patience Jones November 12, 2012 Short Story Corrections Everything Matters Everything Matters “Shay! How are you?” asked Leah. Leah and Shay were cousins, but they acted like sisters. Shay and Leah lived together and were both in college. Shay had just gotten back from a vacation in Cuba. ...

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  • Short Story

    It was a beautiful fall weekend; the sunlight shined enough to provide just the right amount of warmth to make it the perfect picnic day. I was on my way to meet my parents for the annual South Florida Police and Fire bar-b-que. I knew that there was a chance that he would be there since a good part...

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  • short story

    Chris says “that’s not what I mean, you can stay here as long as you want” Nancy says and then blushes Chris turn back and they continue to share stories to each other, they laugh together and might think that they know each other for a long time. They haven’t notice the time until Nancy was called by...

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  • Short Story

    Jordan Fish December 8 2014 Period 4 December 8, 2012 My names Katy Nelson. I'm sixteen and today's the day I die. It started off like an ordinary day but something seemed off. I woke up, ate breakfast by myself like usual then got ready for school. On the bus l went to sit next to my friend Sarah...

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  • Short Stories

    Gorov Mrs. Dennis English III honors 14 October 2011 The Short Stories Quiet, But Aggressive Approach Novels are superfluous while short stories strive for flawlessness, ensuring meticulously picked details and succinct plots. The short story utilizes the complex and vivid words the English language...

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  • Short Stories

    anymore; he was now a very cute teddy bear and he even had a name.   Rose decided to call him Eden because he was found in the garden and she remembered a story her mommy had told her once about the Garden of Eden. She hugged Eden tight and promised he would never be abandoned again.   Now she felt really happy...

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  • Short Story

    never have to bear this pain, they did it all for him. His mother now in tears, she hugged him. “We didn’t have time to redo your old room in such short notice.” It all made sense to him now, all the pictures of him on the walls, the subtle looks of happiness on their faces he caught throughout the...

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  • Short Story

    SI can remember that day when I was ten years old. I was going to the primary school with my friends by bus as every day in the morning. On that day, I leaved home at six a.m. and got to the bus. After that, I saw a strange man was following us in his car. He was about 40 years old with dirty clothes...

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