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...

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  • Short Story

    JT Buelow 1st Hour Wright My Letter to Lebron James Growing up with a dad who was All-State for Basketball, and a Grandfather who played Division I basketball; I was always expected to be good at ball. I was always decent but never quite lived to expectations. When I turned 12 years old, I was...

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    “Hills Like White Elephants” calls to mind the “A Game of Chess” section of T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land (1922); like Eliot’s masterpiece, Hemingway’s story deals with the sterility and vacuity of the modern world. The boredom of the man and the desperation of the girl reveal the emptiness of the postwar...

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    leaf blew in front of him. "Where do you think we are going?" Tommy asked the leaf. "Does it matter?" the leaf replied. "Have fun. Life is pretty short." "I beg to argue," an older, wrinkly leaf said swirling up next to them. “It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that...

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    “Ant lets go bro hurry the fuck up!” was the last thing I said to my best friend before I heard the click Click bang and his guts splatter all over the place. “Johnny wake the fuck up! It’s time for school.” My mom always yelled this shit but we all know I wasn’t going to school. But let me start...

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    judgments about those shadows while his vision was still dim, before his eyes had recovered, and if the time needed for getting accustomed were not at all short, wouldn't he be the source of laughter, and wouldn't it be said of him that he went up and came back with his eyes corrupted and that it's not even...

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    The Son’s Veto Thomas Hardy Sophy is an upper class woman with a lower class background who is used to working class expectations and 'not up to the standard of the upper class'. Sophy had worked as a maid in the house of the reverend as a young girl and after his first wife died had stayed to look...

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  • Short story

    I lay in my bathers under the fan, my skin sticking to the old leather couch. It was a 40 degree day and apart from eating icy poles and laying on the couch, I had nothing to do. All was silent. All you could hear was the sound of the fan going round and round. Dad came in looking worried. Sweat ran...

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  • Short Stories

    Short Stories The Stories “The creation, death, and rebirth of the universe,” “The death of Balder,” and “The theft of Thor’s hammer” were slightly interesting the first one was pretty confusing with all the crazy names and what not. My favorite one was “The theft of Thor’s hammer” it was short but...

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  • Short Stories

    trap of fools” -the speaker says that sometimes people will twist your truths into lies just to make fun of you so be careful with who you tell your story because people might have bad intention towards you. 8)“Or watch the things you gave your life to broken, and stoop and build ‘em up with wornout...

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  • Short Story

    Short Story Analysis You have been given a short story to read, and analyze. Consider yourself to be working for the New York Times, and you need to rate the short story to be classed as a best seller, or not… You should evaluate the book on its merits and how the author does at writing the piece...

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  • Short Story

    Ahoy matey Splish splash. The fizzing ocean rapidly awakens me as I take another long journey to the bottom of the cold dark sea. I watch as the light fades and the pressure builds, the over whelming size of the boat is slowly becoming smaller. The details of the ship are becoming faint and I can...

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  • Short Story

    I tried to write a letter to her, but the pages were just soaked wet with tears. Things between us haven’t always been great, but she is still my mother. It’s been a whole year since I’ve last heard from her. It was my birthday three weeks ago. My father tried as hard as he could to piece things together-...

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  • Short Story

    like this. Brandon, my boyfriend, and his younger cousin, Jake, picked me up at Packers Bay in the ski boat. It was a chilly morning and I was in shorts and tank top and had only my towel to keep me warm. The boys forgot where the houseboat was parked in the lake. We spent the next hour and half searching...

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  • Short Story

    I didn’t know a single person in the school. When I got home, I was very sad. This behaviour worried my parents because I used to update them with stories about school. Everything was blurry for me on the second day, too. I didn’t know where the cafeteria was, or the gym. I was not able to find the...

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  • Short Story

    A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose.[1] Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass a body of work so diverse as to defy easy characterization. At its most prototypical the short story features...

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    Part one: The three short stories- When Grizzlies Walked Upright, The Earth on Turtle’s Back, and The Navajo Origin Legend – all share a similar concept. The story The Earth on Turtle’s Back talks about before Earth even existed everything was water and there were birds and animals that swam around...

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  • The Short Stories

    In the short stories” Most Dangerous Game”; “The Rocking Horse Winner “The Child by Tiger”. I will be examining the plot that leads to the theme. In each of these short stories the plot has a twisted that approaches the theme. In the story” Most Dangerous Game” a man name Sanger Rainsford...

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  • Short Story

    Imaginative Text – Short Story Unit: The Gold Watch Hope on the Battlefield By Sarah Ryland As the evening skies embraced hints of aqua and cobalt, Mark strode through the raw deserted grounds and reminisced about what had once been. Not a day below 60, Mark was rather feeble in his stance, with...

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