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How would you briefly describe Poe's requirement for the short story genre?
October 9, 2012 by LEE

I need to write a short story with the ending relating to "That is how I became Captain"
November 23, 2012 by carol

When writing a short story should a pronoun be given in the first person
June 7, 2013 by Anonymous

My english is very very bad ,please helpm me to fix this paragraph. To catch the king interest, every night she must come up with unique and fresh idea. Mercy and Wisdom is very important elements in her stories and how different characters of the stories succeed to save their...
October 16, 2010 by Anonymous

English 1
Journal Activity 2.1 A: Prewriting: What Makes a Good Story write an evaluative essay in your journal. In this essay you'll state your opinion of a short story from this textbook or a movie you've seen and then support your opinion. You'll write down your criteria for what ...
March 10, 2011 by The Godfather

Like the writers in the short story collection, Mori reveals his character's thoughts and feelings by providing dialogue, describing events, and showing how dialogue and action affect each other. Identify a character and quotation from one of the short stories and tell what ...
February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Hello! Can you recommend me any poem or a short story ( really short) which I can do with my class? ( 19 year olds, learning English as a foreign language)I need to have one pre-reading activity, one while-reading and one post-reading activity. Thank you
January 9, 2010 by swen

why not #1? "Island Boy" by Barbra Cooney, is a good choice for literature curriculum in the primary grades because it: 1. is useful in all areas of development 2. is easily understood by students 3. provides beautiful illustrations 4. includes a setting unfamiliar to most ...
February 6, 2007 by Karin

Literature quick question
Can someone help me or give me a link to where I can find chapter summaries, or book notes for the story You Don't Know Me by David Klass. Thanks
June 6, 2009 by Rita

American Literature II
What is the importance of Alice walker, "You cannot keep a good women down" story in between 1865 to present day.
March 31, 2011 by ami

ap english
in Scott Russell Sanders short story "the Inheritance of Tools", what is his purpose or purposes?
November 12, 2009 by electra

“The Loons” (Margaret Laurence) i cant find the website for this short story.plz help! thnx
July 11, 2010 by Thara

one example of symbolism in the short story ''A company full of laughing faces''. pl help
February 23, 2011 by ted

what can be a thesis statment for alice munro's short story " miles city montana"?
October 23, 2011 by mehak

How can i paraphrase?to cut a long story short,one day i decided to be a man?
February 18, 2014 by Phenyo pheko

short story and poetry
what is the two words describing the main character in the piece of string?
December 12, 2014 by Anonymous

for this subject i have to write a fictional story. the focus is character motivation. i dont really know what that i had already written down my topic of a love story..about a young girl who falls in love with the wrong guy.. but then i saw this character ...
January 10, 2009 by y912f

[This activity is from Daphne Du Maurier's short story, The Birds] Du Maurier tells us that the birds are trying to destroy human life, but we never know what is making them do it. Suppose you are a historian at some future time studying this famous bird attack. Write a ...
September 1, 2009 by myschic

19. Authors use 5 methods of indirect characterization: speech, appearance, private thoughts, actions, and descriptions of how other characters feel about the character. They also use direct characterization, expressly describing what a character is like. Choose two stories ...
October 29, 2009 by mysterychicken

Introduction and sort story part 1
1. During what part of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" does Bernice cut Marjorie's braids? A. Climax B. Rising action C. Falling action D. Epiphany 2. The label detective novel is an example of A. a character study. B. informational reading. C. a genre. D. a universal truth. 3. Which ...
August 20, 2008 by Randi wolfe

I don't get the message or theme of the short story by Susan Michalski "The wrong place". I am suppose to identify figurative elements used in the story that help identify the theme. I have identified simile -like acrobats, bank of clouds fluffy as eiderdown, imagery pushed ...
July 23, 2015 by Celine

the short story, part 2
In "Young Goodman Brown," the allegorical meaning of Faith's pink ribbons is
November 13, 2008 by Courtney

What does the phrase "Youth will be served" in Jack London's short story "A Piece of Steak mean?
March 23, 2010 by Mary

Paraphrase the sentence,"To cut a long story short one day idecided to be a man
February 9, 2014 by Costance

Creative Writing
This is my last assignment in Creative Writing: Choose ONE of the following topics for the Writing Project: For Process Analysis: (Note: Process Analysis is not recommended for developing a short story): "How I Learned Responsibility" "How to Make the Most of Your Home ...
December 16, 2009 by y912f

Can you help me to choose the best answer to fill in the blank to this question? Goonight Owl is a good __________ because the children can make the animal sounds while the teacher tells the story. 1. acting story 2. fable 3. story song 4. participation song would it be (1)...
September 14, 2007 by Brenda

I need help I don't understand this i read the chapter 5 times 1. During what part of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" does Bernice cut Marjorie's braids? A. Climax B. Rising action C. Falling action D. Epiphany 2. The label detective novel is an example of A. a character study. B. ...
April 18, 2008 by Frances

1)Why do you think dystopian literature is such a popular trend among today’s young adults? 2)Why do you think fictional utopias always tend to go horribly wrong and become dystopias? 3)Why do you think the fictional survivors of an apocalypse always seem to end up creating ...
February 6, 2013 by KHJ

Literature (Quick n fast question)
Could you give me a website to find chapter summaries and the setting of the story Children of the River by Linda Crew. Thanks for all your help.
June 2, 2009 by Taylor

Which of the following elements is specifically necessary for a mystery story? A) clues B) a villain C) far-away setting D) historical background my answer is b, am i correct?
March 9, 2012 by

spanish literature
Osvaldo Dragun in his story Historia del hombre que se convirtio un perro: what is the conflict that the protagonist feels strongly about?
November 24, 2012 by Anna

Literature quick question
Could someone please give me a link to where I can find a short summary (plot) of The Five People You Meet In Heaven. Thank You:) {Missy}
June 30, 2009 by Missy

Learning About Short Stories Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. Which of the following most accurately identifies the usual length of a short story? A. 100 to 200 words B. 200 to 1,000 words C. 500 to 10,000 words D. 50,000 to 100,000 words C?
September 25, 2014 by Asther

In the story Julie of the wolves, what are two lessons that Julie learns?
July 9, 2011 by Anonymous

English/Language Arts
In Tom Godwin's Cold Equations (short story), what writing style does he use?
February 3, 2008 by Aaron

Communication Studies
I need to find a short feature story. Can someone please show me some examples of these? Thanks!
March 7, 2010 by Alicia

In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.
August 17, 2011 by bean

7th Grade Help
where can I find short story Golden Kite Silver Wind by Ray Bradbury online?
August 31, 2012 by completeidiot

Which of the following best exemplifies Updike's own life experience as it is reflected in his short story "Son"?
October 10, 2013 by denaesia

Paraphase - to cut a long story short, one day I decided to be a man about my feelings
February 26, 2014 by demi

Which statement most accurately contrasts the ideas of different literary periods? A. Anglo-Saxon literature focuses on free will, whereas Renaissance literature suggests that human beings are controlled by fate. B. Literature of the Middle Ages focuses on science, whereas ...
March 11, 2015 by Emi

I need a thesis statement for the story, "Rikki Tikki Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling. I thought about using " (In) This short story, "Rikki Tikki Tavi, by Rudyard Kipling, tells of the conflict of Rikki Tikki and two cobras, as he tries to defend Teddy."
October 11, 2012 by Abby

Short Story (suspense)
Feeling more secure, you start off in the direction of home. Past the park and the corner shop. You’re getting closer to home now. It’s still a long way, about 15 minutes to go. And then you hear it…Tap, Tap, Tap……… She shrieked as a hand came down heavily on her shoulder...
January 19, 2009 by Larry

Is the play Antigone based on a true story or not?
October 29, 2008 by mysterychicken

English lit
So, for my english class, I'll have to write a Short story ( Exposition Rising Action Climax Falling action Resolution ) I'd like the story to be around the theme of christmas or horror during x-mas. So I need you guys to help inventing a story with a surprising ending. You ...
December 3, 2010 by Simon

literature question
Which did Stregna Nona won a Caldecott Honor Award for? 1.the illustrations 2.the story content 3.its multiculturalism Wasn't it the illustrations ?
September 8, 2007 by Anonymous

I need help figuring out what the writing style was for medieval literature, english renassiance literature, renaissance drama, and early 7th century literature.
September 25, 2008 by Stevie

I have to write an essay on the theme of the short story "All is clam" by Ann Walsh. The story is about a girl who has to take her grandmother, who has alzheimers, to the hosptial. She has difficulty dealing with her grandmother acting very "strange" on the bus. A boy comes to...
September 29, 2011 by Raymond

short story,Part 2
I have finish all 20 question just need some to recheck. exam#00778800.Thank you
September 13, 2008 by luckyboy

english 3
what would the omission of a women in distress impact a gothic short story like Young Goodmen Brown ?
November 4, 2008 by renee

what are some examples of realism, naturalism and psycological fiction in the short story "An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge"?
May 11, 2009 by renee

In the short story,defender of the faith by philip roth,What incident finally convinces Marx to punish Grossbart?
May 24, 2010 by Stella

what are some major themes in the short story "The Storyteller" by H.H Munro(also known by pen name Saki) pleaseee help thanx :)
October 30, 2010 by niini

Please I need an answer to this question: who is the antagonist in Groom Service short story. How does the author convey his/her character.
October 10, 2012 by Esther

How can I paraphrase this sentence? 1. "To cut a long story short, one day I decided to be a man about my feelings"
January 26, 2014 by Hloniphile

Paraphrase the sentance,"to cut a long story short,one day i decided to be a man about my feelings."
January 29, 2014 by THABO

paraphrase the sentence, '' To cut a long story short, one day i decided to be a man about my feelings.''
February 22, 2014 by Euneth

paraphrase the sentence, ''To cut a long story short, one day i decided to be a man about my feelings.''
February 23, 2014 by Euneth

i need an example of a news report wrriten about the short story ''Thankyou Maam'' by langston Hughes
February 26, 2014 by Naatasha

English 30
How does the short story "Happy Event" by Nadine Gordimer relate to the impact of an individual's ambition on self and others?
April 23, 2014 by kyle

At the end of her aunt's story in “The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. what does she seem to think is the theme of her aunts story? what detail in the aunt's story leads her to think so
November 6, 2014 by jared

One Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson--Please, help!
Please, help me! This question regards the short-story "One Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson. 1. At which aspects of modern life does this story poke fun?
March 3, 2014 by Anonymous

language arts
At the end of her aunt's story in “The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. what does she seem to think is the theme of her aunts story? what detail in the aunt's story leads her to think so
September 16, 2014 by skyler swedeen

Here's my evaluative essay: A good short story must have a believable plot, a strong climax, a well developed story line, an attention grabbing beginning, a fine use of vocabulary, and interesting characters. The short story A Christmas Memory included all of these things. It ...
October 31, 2009 by mysterychicken

English 1 Literature
I understand what the question is asking for but I do not know exactly how to write it. Here is the question. The way a story is told and the voice that tells it are important parts of a story. Choose at least two stories from Collection 3. Analyze the role that the narrator ...
March 12, 2012 by Ella

Spanish Literature Question 2
Ok so I understand that Historia del hombre que se convirtio en perro relates to existensialism and the politicla in Argentina. But HOW exactly to the events in the story convey that?
September 29, 2011 by Cassie

English Literature
What special words does the author use to help you see hear, smell, and/or taste things in the story- The Tell- Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe?
October 16, 2011 by David

I really need help with this activity: 'Pretend that you're a mouthpiece, similar to Squealer from Animal Farm. Your job is to write and spread propaganda about a product, political party, idea, or cause. Write a short, factual description of the item and then write a short ...
January 14, 2010 by mysterychicken

English 12
In the short story defender of the faith by philip roth,Identify the criteria by which Captain Barrett judges a man's character.
May 24, 2010 by Stella

Can someone direct me to where I can get an analysis of "Son" by John Updike-I have searched everywhere and I'm totally confused on this short story Thank you
February 16, 2011 by Jillian

Year 9 English
I need an idea for a modern gothic short story! 500 words and try not to make it clique! Thankyou xx
February 26, 2014 by Anonymous

Could you please check these definitions? Thank you very much in advance. 1) The programme was very good (is "nice" possible?) An episode is a part of a long TV series. 2) An episode is one of the several parts of a story. An advert is a short film which presents a product. 3...
December 9, 2011 by Henry2

i have to right a short story with characeristics from the romantic period.. main character has to be form the book the crucibe... setting must be in nature hero must have supernatural powers...characters must be free spirited playful emotional and archetypes must be clearly ...
October 8, 2008 by AMANDA!!!!

Fill in each of the boxes below with information about your short story using from three to five sentences for each box. Click here to download a copy of this chart in rich text format. Describe the appearance of your protagonist Describe the appearance of your antagonist ...
June 1, 2013 by sherrie

English 9
I am reading short stories right now in english. My teacher has gave me a question for this story: what are 2 main types of conflict in the story? explain the source of each type. conflist= oppostion of 2 forces ex: character vs character character vs nature/society charater ...
November 12, 2012 by Jules

Please answer each of the following questions in paragraph form. You should write one short paragraph for each response. Be sure to fully explain your answers using support from the text. 1. What do you think has happened to the narrator to make him feel this way? Support your...
October 17, 2010 by Rosa

World Literature and Language
List the characters in the story. Write one to two sentences on the defining characteristics of each one, providing at least one citation to illustrate your comments. How do the villagers respond to the spider girl? What do you think their response symbolizes -- how does it ...
May 21, 2010 by Chelsea

In the short story defender of the faith,by philip roth,Explain 3 occasions where Grossbart tries to "manipulate" Marx.Is he successful in his attempts?
May 24, 2010 by Stella

It is not what an author says, but what he or she whispers that is important, what does it mean? what are some short story is connect to this quote that can write a critical lens essay
October 19, 2010 by 000

I need help figuring out some irony in the short story "Little Benjamin" by Laura E. Richards. I don't quite understand it. Please help?
January 9, 2011 by Nicole

Just as My Àntonia’s setting is initially raw and featureless, its narrative at first seems haphazard: “I didn’t arrange or rearrange. I simply wrote down what of herself and myself and other people’s, Antonia’s name recalls to me. I suppose it hasn’t any form.” Is Burden’s ...
September 3, 2009 by jenny

Short Story (Happy Event by Nadine Gordimer)
I have already found the stereotype in the story about how each tribe got along with the same tribe. I need help on finding another stereotype in the story. I am having difficult finding it. The question is: a) Identify another passage from "Happy Event" that reveals a ...
August 14, 2013 by Steve

early childhood
beginning child story tellers 1 .have story sense and story grammer immediately 2. sequence story events in mature ways 3 .often tell a series of unrelated events 4. display mature gesturig ability is it 3
June 5, 2012 by reema

British Literature
I did read the sparknotes info but all I could come up with was Roman Catholics, sin, Satan. I can't figure out a way to really make this connect to the story. Any help would be appreciated.
January 19, 2011 by Anna

the story the dog pompeii the author uses much of the story to describe the wealth and beauty of Pompeii. the story ends with scientists amazed at finding an ordinary dog with a raisin cake. How do these two different story elements relate to the theme?
May 25, 2010 by hunter

books(short essay)
Describe the sentence structure Stephen Lautens uses in "A Thankless Experience". Support your view with examples from the essay. This is the story: A Thankless experience by Stephen Lautens this story is on the internet I was about to post the url but jiskha does not allow ...
September 24, 2013 by Andy

The story is Ramona Quimby age 8 if anyone knows that story line I am trying to help my son. I need to know where the story took place and what time.
April 20, 2009 by Rose

5th grade writing assignment
I need some ideas on a story about a Christmas Tree. A short and simple idea would be great!
January 8, 2008 by Kelly

English 12
In the short story defender of the faith by philip roth,Why does Marx refuse to support Grossbart when the Captain questions him about his eating habits?
May 24, 2010 by Stella

I need help writing a paper. It's on the short story "the blind man" by Kate Chopin. It supposed to be on either theme or character. I don't even know how to start. Thanks!
May 31, 2010 by Anonymous

The father
Any one heard of the short story "The Father" by Hugh Garner?
May 26, 2010 by Anonymous

In the story "By the waters of Babylon" what are 9 archetypes in the story. Give examples from the story
September 26, 2012 by Kisha

english.poem.i am offering this poem
which of the following statements BEST explains why I am offering this Poem is considered a lyric poem? a. it is a simple poem that tells a story b. it is a tragic poem that teaches a lesson c. it si a short poem that expresses stron emotion d. it is a rhyming poem that ...
May 27, 2009 by y912f

L.T Morrison~The Gentle Giant Use the heading and write Mr L.T Morrison's story basing your writing on the descriptions of him and the things he does in the novel(Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry).
June 10, 2013 by Alexis

What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story romance fable
February 4, 2014 by santi

In the short story, Grandma Weavers Last Arrow, what is the Last Arrow?
January 10, 2010 by Bev

I need help writing a short story with these vocab words. 1. Discredit 2. disdain 3. Divergent 4. empathy 5. emulate 6. enervating 7. enhance 8. ephemeral 9. evanescent 10. exasperation
March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

In “First Confession”, the author adds to the interest of the story by using? European Idioms. common phrases. short, highlighted sentences. Irish dialect.
October 20, 2012 by Deb

the major elements of drama and distinguishes the form from other genres like the short story and poetry. Using the play Riders to the Sea (Synge)
January 10, 2013 by Anonymous

Harrison Bergeron short story Beautiful faces are masked so that no one will answers are fall in love, be recognized ,feel inferior, try to escape
March 6, 2014 by snow

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