A summary of Home with an analysis of theme.
Popular short stories for students and teenagers. Great choices for those new to the short story or for experienced readers.
Readers in middle school or high school or college often find the process of identifying an author's tone to be rather confusing. Following a few simple guidelines can simplify this process.
From darkness to the ventriloquist puppet uncertainty is uncannily scary, but why? And why is madness used to solve these uncertainties in Gothic short stories?
(James Baldwin's) work reflects and reveals the raw humanness and unique character of the African American. It is also a sounding board for Baldwin's personal life experiences.
The short story is a warning that the security measures we may erect to keep us safe can isolate us and ultimately be a fatal trap.
We all know Oscar Wilde from his adult stories like, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, and An Ideal Husband. It’s sad that his children’s stories are not more popular. Those of you who...
This essay aims to illuminate the first person point of view and its effect on the tone of the short story The Lake by Ray Bradbury.
In "The Gifts of War" by Margaret Drabble, we see the interesting relationship of Mum to Kevin. Mum is living a deprived and hard life, married to an abusive drunkard, yet she sees her husband in a better light...
A close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story that reveals another side to the hero, Robin.