Essays Tagged: "fiction story"

Dee Brown's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

Dee Brown's book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. This non-fiction story takes place in the West of America in the late 1800's, from the point of view of an Am ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Maybe" by Lillian Hellman.

al plot system; there is a subtle mixture of reality and fantasy, which makes the story seem like a fiction story. The story, for the most part describes the effects of a certain Sarah Cameron on Hell ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Wheat Field" by Steve Thayer.

, this is taking place around 1960, in Kickapoo Falls of Wisconsin.This excellent novel described a fiction story of two uncanny murders. Pliny Pennington, an officer of the small town, Kicapoo Falls, ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wayson Choy's "The Jade Peony".

e Jade Peony" can definitely be accepted as a delightful experience for a reader who expected a non-fiction story, but instead read and learned so much of something that indubitably resembles reality ... is dark settings so as to frame the mirror of the story with hope. However, aside from being a fine fiction novel, it also, very much allows us all to get a glimpse of the reality of the immigrant's l ...

(3 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book review of Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler.

BOOK REPORT DARKNESS AT NOONDarkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler is a fiction story, which depicts the life of what appears to be a Bolshevik member during the revolution ... comrade. I felt the book was wordy, hard to understand and definitely not written for your average fiction book reader. The book is to painstaking at times, depressing and frankly it's boring.

(2 pages) 65 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Successful Capturing Of Real Life

ifelike" situations, using uniquely different characters to fulfill the meaning of writing a "fictionstory. After reading four different short stories by Kate Chopin, William Carlos Will ... ams, Toni Cade Bambera, and James Joyce, I have come to the conclusion that, in the hands of a good fiction writer, "real life" can very successfully be captured within the "art" of the st ...

(8 pages) 438 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Life's Fullfilments And Failures

problem is being presented very differently. A Secret Sorrow it's a perfect example of the formula fiction story where we expect the happy ending and A Sorrowful Woman totally surprises us with its e ... o admit that at first I liked A Secret Sorrow better. It's very easy to read, it's a simple formula fiction kind of story. Than I realized that in order for me to understand A Sorrowful Woman I had to ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Short Story Analysis: "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid

", "The Autobiography Of My Mother", and "My Brother". "Girl" was written in 1978 and was her first fiction story, it focussed on her relationship with her mother. "At The Bottom Of The River" was wri ... o the time "Girl" was written. Dwight Garner wrote "Writing in spare, deceptively simple prose, her fiction vividly and often harrowingly describes the difficult coming of age of strong minded girls w ...

(6 pages) 8857 0 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Conrad's technique in "Heart of Darkness"

onrad’s Narrative Technique in “Heart of Darkness”“Heart of Darkness” is a fiction story, written with autobiographical events and experiences. It is at first sight an adventu ...

(3 pages) 11 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The catcher in the rye 4

characters. Hence, making The Catcher in the Rye a philosophical novel. This novel is a non-fiction story of a young man's life and what he does to get away from it all. Holden, the main chara ...

(3 pages) 399 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Hobbit

dslee "THE HOBBIT" by: Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel (a.k.a. J.R.R. Tolkien) 303 pages The Hobbit is a fiction story and is told in third person limited view. There is no mentioned narrator and Tolkien o ...

(10 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Down a Dark Hall" by Lois Duncan

n have been most popular suspense stories for young people. Her personal favorite story of is a Non-Fiction story on her own daughters murder called " Who Killed My Daughter". Down A Dark Hall ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

When Legands Die

because it starts off slow. But he or she will soon realized it is an interesting and easy to read fiction story. This is a story of an orphan who is taken in by numerous people in his life. A ...

(1 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

When the Legends Die

because it starts off slow. But he or she will soon realized it is an interesting and easy to read fiction story. This is a story of an orphan who is taken in by numerous people in his life. A ...

(1 pages) 585 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Comparison of 2 Crime Fiction Novels

Crime fiction has somewhat generic themes and characters. With specific reference to The Broken Shore and ... ompare and contrast the themes and characters found in the texts.Like many murder mystery and crime fiction stories, the Broken Shore and The Murders of the Rue Morgue portrays the tales, plots and th ... gue portrays the tales, plots and themes in a complex and appealing way. Just like most basic crime fiction story, the author shows the distinctive features and variation of each essential character i ...

(5 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fiction vs Non-fiction

There are many reasons why people enjoy reading fiction and non-fiction stories. I particularly prefer fiction stories because the author has the ab ... rly prefer fiction stories because the author has the ability to exaggerate a story where as in non-fiction the author has to stick to the truth. I like the truth; however, I like the excitement an au ... truth can be stretched. This paper is going to talk about the differences and similarities between fiction and non-fiction.When reading fiction I experience many different emotions. The fiction story ...

(3 pages) 18 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

self coined. This work defined the epoch it was born out of and even transformed it. This was a non-fiction story about the hippie era, namely revolving around the exploits of a psychedelic outlaw and ... dulging in rock music, Day-Glo pain, strobe lights, and uninhibited communal living.Tom Wolfe's non-fiction revolved around people who wanted to break free of conservation social norms and political c ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers