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The Cat: A Short Story (1263 words, 4 pages)
Bye Aunt Sarah! Im gonna walk home after school today and stop by Starbucks. called Liyae as she ran through the penthouse apartment that the two shared in New York City. Liyae, slow down! I dont care if you are late for school, you dont run inside. laughed Sarah.Sorry! I ... Read More
Creative Short Story (942 words, 3 pages)
The headlights were coming straight towards Kevin, but his muscles turned to stone and he could not move. The next thing he saw was complete darkness.He woke up to a pounding headache and fuzzy vision. When his vision cleared he focused on each of the four people standing around his ... Read More
Creative Short Story (2924 words, 10 pages)
Shannon Walsh slammed the door shut of her battered, forest green Jeep Cherokee just as the setting sun slunk below the horizon. She stood next to her vehicle with her hands on her hips and looked around the property unimpressed. There was a shed that was falling apart, a fence ... Read More
The Making of Gender Roles in Society in Boys and Girls, a Short Story by Alice Munro (1119 words, 4 pages)
"Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro, is a short story that takes aninteresting view at societal and gender restrictions during thenineteen-forties. Munro tells the story through a woman looking back ather childhood days as a young girl, growing up on a fox farm with herfamily. The girl is a tomboy ... Read More
A Caution About Reality in the Short Story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut (574 words, 2 pages)
10. The story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut is a tale that, I believe, admonishes or cautions us about a reality that has, in fact, been based on what Vonnegut may have considered a likely future for his own world. In this future, every particular individual is as equal as ... Read More
The Shy Character of Maggie in Everyday Use, a Short Story by Alice Walker (553 words, 2 pages)
Dorothy SkinnerProfessor PridgenEnglish 100October 12, 2011Character AnalysisAlice Walker wrote a short story called Everyday Use, in that short story is a girl named Maggie. You would think character analysis would be super easy, but it is not. The hard part is picking the character to analysis out of the stories ... Read More
Monstresor as an Unreliable Narrator in the Short Story The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe (569 words, 2 pages)
Monstresor, the main character in The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe, is an unreliable narrator for various reasons. First of all, he is clearly mentally unstable, and he noticeably shifts between dissimilar views. An example of the dissimilar views Montresor uses, is that Monstresor seems to be uncannily ... Read More
An Analysis of the Character Traits of the Antagonist in the Short Story The Most Dangerous Game (393 words, 1 pages)
The name of this short story is "The Most Dangerous Game," it iswritten by Richard Connell. The antagonist in this story is GeneralZaroff. Zaroff is of Cossack desent, and he is one of the most skilledhunters in the world. Zaroff was an officer in the Rusian army, but fledto an ... Read More
Creative Short Story about War (265 words, 1 pages)
So today everyone went on a riot, yelling out bad things about the government my mom started yelling too . i wonder what all thosse bad things meant. who understands adults ?!Today mom said she is going to a party with dad last night i followed mommy and daddy to ... Read More
Short Story about Making a Wish (484 words, 2 pages)
One starry night when the moon was as big and as bright as a million light bulbs and the star twinkled like diamonds in the sun ,little Suzy found herself in her bed wishing on shooting stars like she did every night.why wont my wishes come true? suzy thought, am ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Death (358 words, 1 pages)
What ever it is in another moment I'll be flying free either way whatever he does,I'll be soaring .I cant belive it My dad realy just suffocated me.My seizure is now over but i don't feel like myself.I'm looking over my body.I think I found my true death but i ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Animals (403 words, 2 pages)
Long ago in a forest lived a little fox with his family. His name was Milo and he enjoyed telling lies and tricking other animals. One day, Milo planned to make fun of his best friend Tendo. While they were playing, Milo ran faster and faster and hid behind a ... Read More
Cloudy Pale Eyes and the Incited Madness: An Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's Short Story The Tell Tale Heart (1938 words, 6 pages)
Edgar Allan Poe is a writer who often shows anxiety, unrequited love, and an escape into the imaginary world. Though Poe believes that poetry can elevate us more effectively than fiction, he has written some short stories too. The Tell Tale Heart is one of the most effective parables ever ... Read More
The Theme of Love in Tim O'Brien's Short Story The Things They Carried (1870 words, 6 pages)
Loving someone who does not admire you back is probably the worst of the emptiest feelings a person should hope to never experience. However, the worst kind of emptiness is the feeling you have when someone gets injured because someone elses head was somewhere other than where it should be. ... Read More
An Analysis of the Short Story Araby by James Joyce (1468 words, 6 pages)
The short, fictional story Araby describes the feelings of love through the eyes of a nameless young man. Araby was written in 1914 reminiscing on the streets of Dublin and an infatuation unmatched by anything else. While this story was written specifically related to a different time period and place, ... Read More
Nature and the Supernatural in The Devil and Tom Walker, a Short Story by Washington Irving (985 words, 2 pages)
Washington Irving would use a emphasis on the nature and the supernatural in his stories and his story "The Devil and Tom Walker" depicted nature as mysterious. Tom walked through a swamp that was so thick that when it was noon it would be still be very dark. At times, ... Read More
A Short Story of a Personal Trainer (1579 words, 3 pages)
Driven to DeathSeven a.m. strikes and off goes the disturbing sound of the loudalarm. As the first few seconds of the alarm plays on, Idesperately try to find my pink, antiquated LG cell phone so Ican press the OFF button with only one eye open. Then, Icollapse on my bed ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Greek Giant (471 words, 2 pages)
Long ago, there existed a small mass of land stretching to the outskirts of Greece. The land had suffered a great deal due to the many skirmishes with the bordering countries. Only a small poor village in poverty remained, of the once prosper land. Our story begins with a large ... Read More
An Analysis of the Short Story Girl (878 words, 3 pages)
The short story Girl is not about a specific mother-daughter relationship, but rather culturally designated roles for girls in a particular society.In order to fit into a certain society one must uphold the appearance and behaviors that are expected by the societys social standard. The way a woman makes her ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Family and Loss (2590 words, 7 pages)
Its been over three years since I saw my dad. He left a month after my mom passed away, leaving my sister and me with my grandma. When I saw him at my house along with the cops, I knew something had to be terribly wrong. The cop that approached ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Robbery (1708 words, 5 pages)
Josh looked over at the graphic display of blood and gore that layscattered across his drawing table. His half-finished graphic novelseemed to be following the same patterns as the world, death, loss andabandonment. His novels never used to be full of half-dismemberedbodies, blood that ran off the page, torture and ... Read More
An Analysis of Kate Chopin's Short Story The Story of an Hour (872 words, 3 pages)
Can love be so cruel that it causes you to die? In the short story, The Story of An Hour by Kate Chopin. The story of an hour is told from the perspective of an unknown narrator one that is able to tell all that goes around the main character ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Being in the Hospital (1772 words, 5 pages)
Seeing everyones face has been a lifetime. I remember some, but not much. As we all hug each other and say, Wow, look how big your getting. I am five years old I just keep growing I reply. Endless food is on the table as my grandma always says. Dig ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Bullying (676 words, 2 pages)
This was getting old. Once again, Aubrey Miller and Katelyn Brown were picking on Jessica Clark. For three years straight at Princeton High, Jessica has been bullied and tossed around by Aubrey and Katelyn. Princeton High is the top private school in North Hollywood. Princeton is three stories tall surrounded ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Love (1043 words, 2 pages)
As the sky pulled its black veil of twinkling starts over the sea of blue fluffy clouds, the fiery disk replaced with a peaceful golden ball. The warm nights breeze drifted past my face blowing my soft black hair behind my shoulders. My thoughts whizzed in a whirl of confusion ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Coming to America (678 words, 2 pages)
The year was 1863 when my brother, Joseph, and I packed up for ChicagoIllinois. Our father was there waiting for our arrival. We were supposedto head off at the start of the month of May, but our mamma had grownill with yellow fever at the end of April. She passed ... Read More
Creative Science Fiction Short Story (2020 words, 4 pages)
If there was one thing Thayne Rownes hated more than the dust storms that often came during the slightly cooler months of winter, it was the humidity and heat beating down on his back when he had something urgent to do. From over his shoulder he scowled angrily at the ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Halloween (1429 words, 2 pages)
On a warm but windy night of October 31st , boys and girls knocked onthe Johnson's door but she never ever opened the door to any kids. Whowhere even fundraisers but she was the strictest since her son movedaway from home to his own house because he thought that his ... Read More
Creative Short Story about Going on A Journey (5368 words, 11 pages)
A postmetaphysical world whispers in the wheel of an unscathed world. Before this disclosure, a gradual shift in paradigm has condescendingly occurred with no strains, no walls, and no overcoming of schematism have been conceived. A total submarine warfare has just break from the south. On the hither side of ... Read More
An Analysis of Franz Kafka's Short Story The Metamorphosis (745 words, 2 pages)
Kafka wrote in his diary "I am living with my family, the dearest people, and yet I am more estranged from them than from a stranger." In this short story The Metamorphosis, Kafka uses the Gregor Samsa and his family to show that sometimes families dont have your best interest ... Read More
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