Essays Tagged: "Fiction"

A definition of what Science Fiction is in the 20th Century,

he past one hundred years are at the backbone for the distinctly twentieth century genre -- science fiction. Such rapid advancement in these fields of technology have opened up literally worlds of pos ... thought impossible, plausible and weather or not technology is directly incorporated into a science fiction story as an obvious vehicle, the author knows that it is always present in the mind of the r ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Beginning with line 115, examine the ways in which Chaucer presents Alison in the Miller's Tale.

sort of mocking towards the knight's ideals and virtues. Chaucer is writing for two audiences: the fictional audience of the pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, and the actual audience reading the t ... ding the tale. Alison has to fulfill many requirements, she has to be perceived as desirable to the fictional male characters of the pilgrims, and she also has to create a suitable parody to the knigh ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What are diaries?

the reader. The reader experiences a diary as forbidden knowledge. There is a difference between a fictional diary and a non- fictional diary. A non- fictional diary belongs to the narrator, who writ ... or, who writes down his or her personal feelings, thoughts and actions for him-/ herself. Whereas a fictional diary is written by a person, who does not take place in the diary and just writes down th ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Can we experience genuine emotions in response to imagined situations?

d situations. In the course of this essay we will commonly refer to them as events contained within fiction but they can be found as an extention, or alternative to real life problems we face as well. ... points for the majority of imagined situations in this essay.D. Maltravers often refers to works of fiction as events which we imagine to be a report of real life events in his so-called "Report Model ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

[ENGLISH] Science fiction story

English Science Fiction StoryTitle: Unknown PlanetSetting: The year 2025. In a Universal Spaceship, 1,000,000 light ...

(2 pages) 81 2 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Does Fiction Follow a Pattern or Design?

When reading a story, the beginning fiction readers often considerthe entertainment with which the story can provide them and they close ... dentify, they are content, especially if the story is an adventure one.That is why, the students of fiction courses, when encounteredwith stories which are plain and lack their desirable excitement, t ... could even guessthe kind of exam questions. This may be easily achieved in othercourses, but not in fiction courses. They may soon see what the study offiction is not: it is not a "survey" course; it ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing and contrasting Hills like elepants by Hemingway and blackman and White Woman in a Dark Green rowboat using related commentaries

terary techniques.Ann Charters says in appendix III of "The Story and Its Writer, in all successful fiction characters come alive as individuals. They must materialize on the page through the accumula ... o commentary or interpretation from the author. This point of view gives a real life feeling to the fiction. Furthermore, this technique forces the reader to read between the lines and participate mor ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Click" by John Barth

that made me understand and really like the story. Also I will put some points from the elements of fiction. I really like the concepts "Click" presented when I read it. There were some thoughts that ... use if you split it up to much you have multiple stories with no ending. Where "CNG's interactive E-fiction serendipitously supply the terms 'Expediter' and 'Enhancer' to shorthand the characterologic ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Criticism of the title, "Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston

a knotmaker of complex yet inaccurate stories, telling the reader that The Woman Warrior is highly fictional.Furthermore, another inaccuracy present in the book that shows the twisting of talk-story ... f Ts'ai Yen. This story proves to be an assimilation of old and new, American and Chinese, fact and fiction.It is quite saddening that after reading this entire book, one learns that most of it is mad ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critical reading and 5 sub-skills

that have occurred or can be actualized. According to Brochure Design Publishing Terms, "Fantasy is fiction that features elements of magic, wizardry, supernatural feats, and entities that suspend con ... es, may be informed by mythic cycles or folkloric material derived from cultures worldwide. Fantasy fiction may be guided primarily by the author's own distinctive imagery and personalized archetypes. ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The catcher and the rye

use specific examples and/or quotations from the book.This piece of literature is in the realistic fiction genre. It dealt with person vs. person and person vs. self. An example of a person vs. perso ...

(2 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Banzo's Hundred

(2 pages) 725 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

ss leads him to murder his wife, whose death he tries to cover up. Edgar Allan Poe uses elements of fiction very well to make his story exciting and thrilling to his readers. Most importantly, the use ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American