Essays Tagged: "Short story"

Order by Instinct

order to Biology. The life cycle, as the cycle of a virus, shows order. The young boy in the short story, 'Sunrise on the Veldt,' found order in the life cycle. He sought this order to help him ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Characterization of Uncle Henry in Luke Baldwin's Vow

laghan, the author, reveals through the narrator and what other characters say about Henry. In this short story, Henry is usual referred to as Uncle Henry because he is Luke's uncle. The narrat ... enry's neighbour, says that he is a practical and straightforward man. The other characters in this short story describe Henry just as well, but not as thoroughly as the narrator.

(2 pages) 52 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Fallen from Grace. On the use of symbolism in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily.'

ent the sometimes intangible qualities of the characters, places, and events in their works. In his short story 'A Rose for Emily,' William Faulkner uses symbolism to compare the Grierson house with E ...

(3 pages) 334 0 4.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Paper Pills" by Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson, in the title "Paper Pills," tries to persuade us, the readers, in believing the short story is going to be about some kind of drug. Anderson in the other hand turns every thing aro ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Critical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

lysis of "Revelation"by Flannery O'ConnorFlannery O'Connor's background influenced her to write the shortstory "Revelation." One important influence on the story is her Southernupbringing. During her ... Connorwith the images she needed for her characters. Similarly, this can easily beidentified in her short story "Revelation." The characters in the story areidentified by physical characteristics and ...

(6 pages) 13848 0 4.5 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allen Poe

In his short story "The Fall of the House of Usher", Edgar Allen Poe presents his reader with an intricatel ... maining kin, his sister Madeline dies, Rodericks insanity seems to have gone to a heightened level. Shortly after his sister's death, Roderick's friend is reading him a story. As things happen in the ...

(6 pages) 240 1 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Paul Laurence Dunbar

mplishments of Paul Laurence Dunbar's life during 1872 to 1938 label him as being an American poet, short story writer, and novelist.I. IntroductionII. American poetA. Literary EnglishB. Dialect poet1 ... d Ivy'2. 'Majors and Minors'3. 'Lyrics of Lowly Life'4. 'Lyrics of the Hearthside'5. 'Sympathy'III. Short story writerA. Folks from Dixie (1898)B. The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories (1900)C. The ...

(6 pages) 96 0 3.8 Aug/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Most Meaningful Gift. 'The Gift of the Magi' by O. Henry

in characters, demonstrated the theme. This theme also occurs in the 'real world.'The theme in this short story has a deep meaning. One way to interpret the theme is that love will last a lifetime, an ... her gift was useful at the time but it was a sign of their love.This theme not only relates to this short story but it relates to life. For example, Mother Theresa gave her love for the world, but she ...

(2 pages) 128 2 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jack London's "To Build A Fire"

Jack London uses the devices of plot, setting, and characterization in this shortstory 'To Build A Fire' to convey his message that humans need to be social. Londonsets ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown" contra "The Scarlett Letter"

is the nature of Mankind"A True Romance VS. Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne, in his short story, 'Young Goodman Brown', generates a relationship in direct contrast with that of a true ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"My Oedipus Complex" by Frank O'Connor. Point of view essay. Includes other elements of a story such as theme.

In the short story, My Oedipus Complex, Frank O'Connor writes of a young child who is forced to deal with i ... iew, then the readers would assume their own emotion which would absolutely change the tone of this short story. Other elements such as theme could also be altered if this was seen in third person. ...

(1 pages) 9469 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Perfect Day for Bananafish--this is an analysis of the short story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by J.D. Salinger

hat what they see would shock them. Earth is populated by all kinds of people; brown, black, white, short, tall, fat, and skinny; but one thing that will always be true is that each and every one of t ... verely traumatizing the individuals who fight for their respective nations. This is the case in the short story ?A Perfect Day for Bananafish,? by J.D. Salinger. War has changed a man, and pushed him ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Frankenstein, a metaphor of the problems technology is causing today.

her husband Percy Shelly, and Lord Byron set themselves the task of creating ghost stories during a short vacation at a European villa. According to Shelley, the short story she conceived was predicat ...

(7 pages) 304 1 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Barn Burning" by William Faulkner

Barn Burning: An Endless Circle William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning" is the tale of a southern man forced into a role by society. "Barn Burnin ... the move from helping hand to the enemy by burning down barns. Along with many of Faulkner's short stories, "Barn Burning" is set in the imaginary Mississippi county of Yoknapatawpha. During th ...

(2 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

View on short story-"The Story of an Hour" This story was written by kate Chopin. This essay describes the irony presented in the story.

Fiction EssayAn Hour Full of IronyThere is much irony in Kate Chopin's short story entitled "The Story of an Hour." To begin, irony is first detected in the way Mrs. Malla ...

(1 pages) 709 4 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describes the concept of evil that Washington Irving uses in his literary work THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

Evil In "The Devil and Tom Walker"The concept of evil in the short story "The Devil and Tom Walker" can be shown in many ways, by Irvings' symbolism. In the shor ... 726, the story begins using the literary device of foreshadowing instating that the majority of all short cuts are "ill-chosen" routes. In the above statement, the reader acknowledges that by choosing ...

(1 pages) 76 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Katherine Mansfield's "Miss Brill"

Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill" is an great example of how a writer can use various literary techniques to ... f view to enable the reader to understand the story and this get the greater meaning.Bibliography"A Short Story: Katherine Mansfield's Miss Brill". http://www.op.org/domcentral/study/ashley/arts/arts4 ...

(5 pages) 306 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Outer and Inner Worlds of H.G. Wells and R.L. Stevenson

whereas the Working class have moved underground and have become cannibalistic.Wells starts off his short story within the comfort of an expensive home; he emphasises the contrast to the rest of the b ... ician.The Time Traveller tells his story in dim light; he tells how he meets the Eloi. The Eloi are short, frail and have the face of Tuberculosis patients. These strange people all wear a fantastical ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The essay is called "The Clues O'Connor Provides". It is about the use of foreshadowing in the short story of "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" by Flannery O'Connor

e Clues O'Connor ProvidesFlannery O'Connor uses the literary device of foreshadowing throughout the short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find." Connor uses this device with a very subtle approach, whic ...

(4 pages) 313 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

3 components of the literary school of naturalism in Stephen Cranes "The Open Boat"

In Stephen Crane's short story "The Open Boat", the American literary school of naturalism is used and three of the eig ... d to come thus far and contemplate sand and trees." This passage is said not once, but twice in the short story, strengthening the fact that a sense of pessimism is present throughout the story while ...

(3 pages) 133 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers