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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Characterization of Abner Snopes and Symbolism in 'Barn Burning by William Faulkner

This paper examines how symbolism enhances Abner Snopes' characterization in William Faulkner's short story 'Barn Burning' in five...

Creative Short Story Romance

In five pages this paper presents an original short story romance which is followed by an explanation of the narrative form used....

Comparing 2 Short Stories by Franz Kafka

In nine pages Kafka's 1913 short story 'The Judgment' is compared with his classic 1915 work 'The Metamorphosis.'...

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka and the Character of Grete Samsa

himself as comfortable as he wished" (Kafka 145). During those terrifying early days, when Gregor was uncertain what was overtaki...

Eudora Welty: A Worn Path

This 6 page paper analyzes Eudora Welty's short story A Worn Path. Primary source only....

Conforming By Way of Nonconformity in 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' by Herman Melville

In five pages the ways in which Melville's short story protagonist can only conform to social demands through nonconformity and no...

An Analysis of The Necklace

A 5 analysis of the short story by Guy de Maupassant. 7 sources,...

Katherine Anne Porter's 'The Jilting Of Granny Weatherall'

her mother does not always know the time of day. "He just left five minutes ago"; "That was this morning, Mother. Its night now" ...

'The Country Husband' by John Cheever

In five pages this short story is reviewed. There are no other sources cited....