How Did Mother Teresa Impact the World
Mother Teresa impacted the world with her kind heart, her will to give, and spreading her knowledge and beliefs about God. As she traveled around the world, she helped the homeless, diseased, and uneducated. She loved and cared for people that never had this...
I used to be loved, adored by all. Men were at my beck and call. They would do anything for me. I got all the attention that anyone could ever need. At the time I thought it was just perfection of course, but little did I know it would be the day that would change my life forever. I remember the day...
The Story of Me
Edith Candece Prine
August 23 2013
The Story of Me
I. What was my family like?
A. When, where and whom I was born to.
B. My mother and father.
C. Why I was placed in F...
HST 435 Modern Japan
Grave of the Fireflies begins with the main character Seita telling the audience that today is the day he died. The movie takes place in Japan during World War II. Specifically when the United States was dropping fire bombs incessantly upon Japan's cities and pe...
Welcome to The Short Story competition 2012
The 2012 competition is now closed. Winners will be announced in December.
The Short Story is designed to showcase the best short stories from around the world.
The idea is simple. Submit your story to us and you will automatically enter The Short Sto...
We sat on opposites sides of the diner hall, I watched him as he watched me, and it made me feel insecure. He blew a kiss and Sharayah blew one back. I felt stupid, of course it wasn’t for me; it was for his present girl my best friend. I felt a tear burn my eye. I have to remember we separated b...
Rights For The Aged - Need Of The Hour
* The Background
A massive change has taken place over the past several decades in the demographic area of human population : AGE. In the earlier times high birth rates were partnered by high death rates. Historically, the majority of people on the plane...
Analysis of ‘Portrait of Mother III’ by David Hockney.
David Hockney painted his mother many times after studying art at the Bradford school of art. I am not sure that this specific painting provides a story but maybe the whole group of paintings of his mother at different times and in differ...
The semantics of Japanese verbs.
Cases, semantic roles and graphic representations
Dr. Simone Dalla Chiesa
The University of Milano, Italy
Department of Contemporary Languages and Cultures
In this series of four lectures I am going to discuss the technique I use...
The medieval tribe of the Yokiwaba dwell in the heart of Africa. They consist of small, nomadic clans not affected in the slightest by the 21st century surrounding them. The Yokiwaba are a very different type of people compared to other tribes. Their way of life involves the women and females as the...
Hahn’s heart skipped a beat during the gearshift from fourth to fifth. His face sent through the back of his skull as Troy firmly planted his foot to the firewall. Gripping the seat with his sweaty palms, Hahn smiled uncontrollably underneath his helmet as he watched Troy thread the turns as if th...
The Future of Japan
* The sharp contrast between the Japanese people’s response and that of their government after the disaster of 3.11 is evident
* If there was no tsunami – headlines would have told stories of:
* How well the Japanese system dealt with one of the biggest earthq...
Feminism and Bluebeard
FEMINISM AND BLUEBEARD
The story of Bluebeard (AT 312) has had an especially lively history in written literature since it was first published in 1697. One reason for the attraction may be that it is hard to decide whether Bluebeard is about a woman o...
It was cold in my room. So cold that I kept my socks on, this was unusual for me. I hated sleeping with my socks on. I could hear the regular noises of my house the creaking of the stairs and the flag outside blowing around in the wind. But this nig...
A Story of Racism and Naïveté
“The United States of America is a nation where people are not united because of those three glaring frailties: racism,
injustices and inequities.”...
Liaquat Ali Khan as Prime Minister [1947-1951]
Liaquat Ali Khan's contributions to the struggle for independence were numerous. After independence, he was thus the natural choice for the premiership. Liaquat Ali Khan was appointed as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Being the first Prim...
20 September 2012
A Little Taste of Heaven
Like every other teenager my life was less than glamorous. I hadn’t been out of Nevada or California. I didn’t always get what I wanted for Christmas, nor did I find happiness easily. This was my sixte...
Young Japanese Workers Cannot Not Rely on Aging Corporate Giants
Yubari, once a thriving Japanese mining town of over 100,000 residents, is seen by writers quoted in the November 2010 edition of the Economist as a sample of the future domestic decline in work opportunity for Japan...
I wasn't always like this.
Well, I mean…I WAS, I guess.
Maybe my eyes were closed.
Maybe my eyes were just...lying.
But the FEELING was always there, constantly bubbling in the dent of my chest.
I always felt that my insides were too big for my skin. Like any minute my skin would s...