• Analysis: the Virgin by Kermi Polotan Tuvera
    Analysis on the Short Story “The Virgin” by Kerima Polotan Tuvera * Based on the short story, the various personalities that the main character named Miss Mijares showcased were her stiff and aloof behavior wherein her superiority to herself makes her unfriendly and detached to other peo...
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  • The Virgin-- Kerima Polotan Tuvera
    PART I – AUTHOR/WRITER OF THE STORY Kerima Polotan-Tuvera (December 16, 1925 – August 19, 2011) * Was a Filipino author. She was a renowned and highly respected fictionist, essayist, and journalists, with her works having received among the highest literary distinctions of the Philippi...
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  • The Virgin by Kerima Polotan-Tuvera
    The Virgin by Kerima Polotan-Tuvera Kerima Polotan-Tuvera’s “The Virgin” is a short story that is centered on two characters namely Miss Mijares and The Carpenter. The title “The Virgin” reflects the subject virginity which is an important and cherished value for Filipinos. A Filipina...
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  • Short Story
    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...
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  • Virgin Mobile
    PRICING FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME History • The brand name "Virgin" arose when Branson and a partner were starting their first business, a record shop. • They considered themselves virgins in business. • The current Virgin logo was originally sketched on a paper napkin and remains largely...
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  • The Short Story Competition
    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...
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  • Creative Story
    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...
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  • Childs Story
    Smokey Anderson Wed PM 5/2/12 The scratch 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...
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  • The Virgin
     A Character Analysis of Kerima Polotan Tuvera’s The Virgin Kerima Polotan-Tuvera’s “The Virgin” is a short story that is centered on two characters namely Miss Mijares and The Carpenter. The title “The Virgin” reflects the subject virginity which is an important and cherished value...
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  • The Virgin
    The Virgin by Kerima Polotan The title of Kerima Polotan's "The Virgin" gives us the subject-virginity, female virginity, a cherished value of Filipino Male culture. By presenting its protagonist as "victim" rather than heroine of this value system, the text subverts it. Reflecting on her virginal...
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  • The Virgin Review
    Summary of the Virgin The story that was written by Kerima Polotan-Tuvera, “The Virgin” is a story about a woman named Miss Mijares that was about 34 years old. She was slimy and almost bony. She also knows how to dress herself to hide the small chest she has by putting puff and ruffles on her...
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  • The Virgin Analysis
    Student Analysis Lady’s Choice (Kerima Polotan Tuvera’s The Virgin: A Feminist Approach) Kerima Polotan Tuvera is a Filipino female author who wrote The Virgin which won two first awards in the Philippines. The story can be narrated both man and woman. The text shows that the...
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  • West Side Story & Romeo + Juliet Comparison
    Full title - The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Author - William Shakespeare Type of work - Play Genre - Tragic drama Language - English Time and place written - London, mid-1590s Setting (in play) - Cities of Verona and Mantua, Italy Time (in play) – 14th...
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  • Old Story Time Trevor Rhone
    Miss Aggie tries her best to be a good mother to Len: A. I) Describe TWO things that she does which each has a positive impact on Len’s life. (6mks) II) Show how Len benefits directly from these actions. (4mks) B. I) Describe TWO things that she does which ea...
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  • Horror Story Example
    The girl stumbled and rolled down the grassy hill, pulling her fiancé with her. For a few minutes they fell, rolling on top of each other before landing in a heap on the soft sand below. The woman looked at the man below her, affection filling her eyes as she smiled subconsciously. “What are yo...
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  • Romeo and Juliet vs. West Side Story
    Romeo and Juliet Prologue: Enter Chorus Chorus Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. (Prologue 4) From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lover...
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  • Story
    All I ever wanted was to be able to fly, I asked all the mythical legends. Santa, Tooth Fairy, and even the Easter Bunny. I used to watch shows like Peter Pan and if he could fly as well as the children then why couldn’t I? It all seemed possible to me when I was just yet a simple child. But...
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  • Short story
    It was a windy day. The mailman scrambled to reach the front door. When the door opened, Mrs. Felix said, "Hello", but before she had a chance to say thank you, the mail blew out of the mailman's hands, into the house and the front door slammed in his face. Mrs. Felix ran to pick up...
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    In Florida a busy state an adolescent known as Ken was going through some life changing episodes. ken was reckless, very reckless. All his relatives and the people you associated with him all knew that someday he would live to regret his attitude toward life. It all started when Ken...
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    Maria was an intelligent and hardworking girl who loved to read books and always excelled in her academic tests. One day during a class lecture, Maria’s teacher asked the students, “Do you have any power?” To this one of the students who always got first position in the school’s racing...
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