• Dear John
    forward to show John as a civilian, having left the army carrying his bike. He sees Savannah in a coffee shop, and they make eye-contact. The last scene ends with both of them hugging. MORAL LESSON : Don’t make decisions when your angry and don’t make promises when you’re happy because if you...
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  • Paok
    Art, and Mind over Matter. V. MORAL One best lesson in the last leaf story is that, whatever sufferings or sacrifices that we are encountering, we don’t need to lose hope because it is the only way for us to exist in this world. We also help our loved ones even if we have to face the worst things....
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  • P'P'
    and builds upon one's experience, and it promotes a better understanding of human behaviour. (http://www.agsd.ca/whs/teachers/harknessl/dust/Short%20Story%20Elements.htm) There are five main elements of a short story: Setting Atmosphere Characters Plot Theme A. SETTING (background...
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  • Macario's Noche Buena
    longer a change of location like many longer narratives. This story focuses mainly on Macario’s actions and memories, the setting is not really important in “Macario’s Noche-Buena” Lastly, the theme of most short stories contains a moral lesson to be learned. In “Macario’s Noche-Buena”, Macario is...
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  • Oscar Wilde and His Fairy Tales
    objectionable hope for humanity in a socially accepted manner within his fairy tales through the use of rhetorical devices such as genre, persona, tone, and allusion. Readers are given the chance to identify with his characters and moreover, learn from the hardly the immoral lesson of which he is so often...
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  • Short Story
    sense of setting. see The Last Leaf by O. Henry A plot is a series of events and character actions that relate to the central conflict. see The Open Boat by Stephen Crane The conflict is a struggle between two people or things in a short story. The main character is usually on one side...
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  • Literture Analysis Handbook
    / prophesy/ prophet / profit respectively /respectfully 13 Most short stories and novels share these common characteristics. ELEMENTS OF FICTION exposition background information about characters and setting that, in a traditional plot, is provided before the action begins, but also can...
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  • Cause and Impact Analysis on the Main Character’s Suffering in Elizabeth Gilbert’s Novel Eat, Pray, Love
    fiction prose narrative of considerable length, portraying characters, action and scene representative of real life in a plot of more and less intricacy. Novel is not like a short story, novelette, and novella. The categories differentiate about traditional fictions above are length. Novel is...
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  • Compare/Contrast the Treatment of Femininity in Pygmalion and Medea
    character, Eliza Doolittle transformed from an ill-mannered Cockney flower girl into a high society debutante with the help of some elocution lessons provided by Mr Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics and financed by his well-travelled friend, Colonel Pickering. Higgins expects that he can teach...
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  • Essay Prompts
    encounters moral, physical or psychological danger.” From a novel or a play select a situation (episode or scene) in which the central character encounters danger. In a unified essay describe: 1. How the situation reveals the character and 2. How the revelation of character in this situation...
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  • finn
    to three or four key scenes in Huck Finn, and explain this critical approach to classmates in easy-to-understand language. Ask students to consider why Twain reveals the story as he does, what he wants readers to grasp of the complexities of his plot and characters, and what figurative means he...
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  • The Cambridge Introduction to F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Fitzgerald based The Last Tycoon’s (1941) Monroe Stahr on him, yet the author was nervous enough about his intentions being misperceived that he drafted a letter to Thalberg’s widow, the actress Norma Shearer (1900–1983): “Though the story is imaginary perhaps you could see it as an attempt to preserve...
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  • Анализ
    a traditional tragedy.It takes place in a rural setting and it isn’t about the fall of a great and noble character,we also want to point out that it’s a “pastoral” story that portrays the country (as opposed to the city) in an idealized or romantic way.Most of the bad stuff that happens to Tess is a...
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  • Last Leaf
    window, dear, at the last ivy leaf on the wall. Didn’t you wonder why it never fluttered or moved when the wind blew? Ah, darling, it’s Behrman’s master-piece—he painted it there the night that the last leaf fell.” ELEMENTS OF FICTION 1. Character is a person who is responsible for the...
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  • Lord of the Flies - Character
    what they want to hear, allows him to overtake Ralph as chief. The three points I will be talking about in this essay are Jack’s character, Jack’s symbolism, and the moral or lesson Golding is trying to teach us throughout the story. Jack Merridew is a young boy, probably the same age...
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  • NOTHING
    ones By method of telling a story, i.e., straight narrative, scene, analysis, and prescription Motivation: the reasons a character behaves as he does May be mentioned briefly by the author Discussed in passages of analysis Character may state them (Be cautious of accepting a...
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  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor
    from the Bible” (Foster 52). Similar to Shakespeare, the many references to the Bible comes from the fact that the writing in the Bible is beautiful, which includes many parables. Another reason why the Bible is such an important tool for an author is because of the moral lessons and stories that...
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  • “a Rose for Emily” vs. “Barn Burning”
    life on her own terms. Awkward and eerie, versus exciting and dramatic, though written by the same author, the two stories have very contrasting themes, characters and settings. In "A Rose for Emily" and "Barn Burning," William Faulkner creates two characters worthy of comparison. Emily Grierson, a...
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  • How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife
    discouraging the closer they get to the home, but Maria still manages to overcome any trials. The wife admits to having some fear, but also shows clearly it did not stop her. VI LESSONS The story shows uniqueness because it has its own moral value that readers may follow it. The author is very good...
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  • Ib English Literary Elements
    exaggerations, vivid settings, the use of dialect, and a "hero" with superhuman characteristics Plot manipulation: occurs when an author overuses chance or coincidence; in other words, the outcome of the plot is not justified by the situations or characters involved in the story (the author is...
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