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Successful Short Story Characteristics

not strain her mental state. She must not write in her journal, she must not be in a room she finds more pleasant than the one cho...

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...

Short Fiction Characterization

humanity. The action is the medium by which the man learns, but it is the learning that makes the story fundamentally interesting....

Tobias Wolff's 'The Rich Brother' and Family

we have no sense of frustration or unrequited longing in terms of his aspirations....

Post 911 Fighting Fear and an Example of Narrative Writing

On the other hand, if the attack is primarily intended as a background setting from which the main character extrapolates their ow...

Social and Cultural Influence of 'The Storm' by Kate Chopin

of the elements made her laugh as she lay in his arms. She was a revelation in that dim, mysterious chamber; as white as the couch...

Comparative Analysis of Richard Connell's 'The Most Dangerous Game' and Thomas Wolfe's 'Child By Tiger'

an accident with a drunk man. It is the drunks fault that the cars collided but the drunk man is belligerent and begins to hit Dic...

Acceptance But Not Soul Mates After Five Years

house, the meals, and my life. Fiona never seemed to bother much with my brothers but she seemed to take a particular interest in...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Rappaccini's Daughter'

isolated as a result. In many ways, it is the men...

Nine Short Stories of J.D. Salinger

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

'The Egg' by Sherwood Anderson

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

'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....

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....

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...

'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 ...

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....

'Tent Worms' and Tennessee Williams

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

'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...

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....

Strategies to Survive and 'The Open Boat' by Stephen Crane

this situation held certain peril for these men. Second, the omniscient view has allowed Crane to describe, in a birds eye...

'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...