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Analysis of Hemingway's, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

This paper analyzes Ernest Hemingway's short story, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber. The author addresses narrative voic...

Evaluation of Sudden Fiction Edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas

he is about to leave home, his oldest daughter asks her mother to do the can-can. His wife kicks up her heels and begins to dance....

Short Essays on American Poltics

In three pages short essays on American politics such as pros and cons of public opinion polls, political parties and their declin...

'The Poor Relation's Story' by Charles Dickens and What It's Like to be an Outsider

persona, observing early in the narrative, "He was very reluctant to take precedence of so many respected members of the family, b...

Story Comparison from The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

mail, or to buy fruit or wine at the stores by the trolley stop" (Interpreter of Maladies - Chapter One: A Temporary Matter). The...

Kate Chopin's 'Story of an Hour' as a Good Short Story Example

makes the story powerful is that hour where the woman sits alone. And watching her character develop and learn is what makes the t...

Analysis of Kate Chopin's Short Story 'The Story of an Hour'

In five pages this paper presents an analysis of this short story in terms of how imagery, similes, foreshadowing and parallelism ...

'The Company of Wolves' by Angela Carter, 'The Swimmer' by John Cheever, and Short Story Journeys

In six pages the deceptiveness of appearances is examined in a consideration of the journeys each of these short story protagonist...

Division Essay: Desiree’s Baby by Chopin

white masters raped their black female slaves and as such many of those females gave birth to interracial children who were slaves...

Stephen Crane's 'The Monster' and Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown'

In seven pages this essay considers transformation within a comparative context of these short stories....

'Hills Like White Elephants' by Ernest Hemingway

In four pages this essay analyzes the short story by Ernest Hemingway with an emphasis upon symbolism includiing that represented ...

'The Egg' by Sherwood Anderson

In five pages this essay discusses this amusing short story by Sherwood Anderson....

'Tent Worms' and Tennessee Williams

In three pages this essay discusses this short story by Tennessee Williams in an analysis of techniques....

Switching Partners

yo like. Ill be home tonight." The screen door made a little snick as it swung closed, and she was alone. She pulled the gown back...

Men in 'The Cask of Amontillado' by Edgar Allan Poe

In six pages this short story is analyzed in terms of male bonding and how the relationship between the men changes throughout the...

Sinclair Ross/2 Short Stories

Ross describes Isabel is similar to the way in which Martha, the narrative voice in "A Field of Wheat" endows this cash crop on wh...

Comparing Chekhov, Nabokov & Viramontes

that reveals to the reader a great deal about the characters involved. Pelagea is deeply in love with her husband, Yegor Anton Che...

War by Luigi Pirandello

potential, or realistic, loss of children during the war. War has always taken children from the parents and this is simply a very...

Saving Face: An Analysis of George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”

which he attended from 1917-1921 (Merriman). In 1922, Blair went to Burma, apparently following his fathers inspiration, and join...

How the Storm Helps Readers Understand Ann’s Character in “The Painted Door”

it is in a few words: "The sun was risen above the frost mists now, so keen and hard a glitter on the snow that instead of warmth ...

Walker: “Everyday Use”

as the fact that Dee has left home and created a new persona for herself, thus trying to deny who and what she is. She is no longe...

Edith Wharton’s Roman Fever

about, but as the tension rises, a perspective that is discussed in the section on tone within the story, the reader senses that t...

Louise Erdrich: ”Fleur"

amount of money (Erdrich). Fleur won, and refused to play any longer; in retaliation, the men got drunk and raped her; that same n...

Vo Phien: "The Key"

ship dropped anchor "at 3 a.m. July 5, 1975" and passengers began to disembark (Phien). The first thing that greeted them was a ho...

'The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas' by Ursula LeGuin

know the child is there, because each of them is taken to see it when they are quite young, perhaps 8-12 years of age. They cannot...

'The Lady with the Pet Dog' by Anton Chekhov

his otherwise dull life. When we meet the woman with the dog we begin to see that she is young and innocent and lonely. She als...

Nine Short Stories of J.D. Salinger

In five pages the differences and similarities that exist within Salinger's Nine Short Stories are discussed....

'A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain' by Robert Olen Butler

In five pages this paper analyzes the structure of Butler's short story....

Fictional Short Story 'Into Her House, With Flowers'

In seven pages this short story which features a woman's fight to freely live her life despite several mental impairment is presen...

The Language and the Quilt in 'Everyday Use' by Alice Walker

In seven pages the use of language and the symbolism of the quilt are examined within the context of Walker's short story....