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for this subject i have to write a fictional story. the focus is character motivation. i don't really know what that means..like 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
Could you explain what personal reflection on the story mean? Thank You! This question asks you how you related to and felt about the story. You might consider the following questions: How would you have reacted to the situations mentioned in the story? The same or differently...
April 30, 2007 by Help?
INTRODUCTION TO THE SHORT STORY, PART 1
In F. Scott Fitzgerald's story "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," we are very likely to A. decide that Bernice will never escape her dependent nature. B. think of both Marjorie and Bernice as painfully naïve. C. realize that Marjorie is sensitive to Bernice's feelings. D. see Marjorie'...
March 5, 2012 by abrahale
Which of the following is the best definition of a drama? a. a story with props b. a story with a happy ending c. a story written to be preformed by actors d. a story in which the main character eventually fails I think it's D, can anyone check me? Thanks ;)
April 11, 2015 by Sarah
In "The Birds", ((Short story by Daphne du Maurier))what is the weather like during the autumn before the attack, and what does this signify? a. the cold autumn signifies that nature is frequently harsh and dangerous b. the cold autumn signifies that nature has been hard on ...
August 30, 2009 by mysterychicken
NEED HELP ASAP! You need to have read the short story "The Jade Peony" by Wayson Choy, to help me with these questions. I'm writing a personal response essay to this story and don't know these questions? Help? 1. Did any of the characters change the way they saw the world? 2....
January 5, 2012 by Larain
The short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” is told in first person point of view. How would the connection between the audience and the story most likely change if the story was told in the third person point of view? a) The audience would most likely feel less connected to the...
September 9, 2013 by Anonymous
Quotation marks signal the name of a short story, poem, song or magazine article. Lion did not want zebra to read the fable " the lion and the mouse". He suggested another story. Why did the lion feel this way and what did he suggested instead? ( I have to answer with ...
January 26, 2016 by Ioanna
How does Poe use foreshadowing to prepare the readers for what's coming in The Cask of Amantillado...I've re-read the story but I'm really stuck on this. Thanks -MC
November 10, 2009 by mysterychicken
At the end of her aunt's story in "The Story-Teller" the older girl ask whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. What does she seem to think the theme of her aunt's story? What detail in the aunt's story leads her to think so? A link...
September 19, 2015 by Candy
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
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
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
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
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
[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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 i.am..running.from.myself
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
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
literature for kids
Mrs. Edwards read Owl Moon to her class. As she read, she paused from time to time to allow the children time to think about the story. She used a different voice for each character. When she finished, she asked questions that helped her students understand the story better ...
November 27, 2015 by bev
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 ...
January 19, 2009 by Larry
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
How does the story of the pandavas in the mahabharata relate to aryan history? the story provides a sense of the battles between rival aryan tribes the story shows us the aryan concept of the ideal king the story reveals that the aryans believed that duty was very important ...
October 18, 2016 by Kylie
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
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
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
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
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
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