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    How to Summarize a Short Story

    11 years ago

    If you're wondering how to write an effective short story summary, there are some simple strategies to follow. These steps will ensure your success in writing a short story summary.

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    How to Survive Your First Year as a New Teacher: 10 Helpful Tips

    9 months ago

    While it has been years since I was a new teacher, I remember feeling like it was yesterday: panic, exhaustion, and more panic. As if student teaching weren't hard enough, the first year for a teacher is a trial by fire.

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    10 Signs That No One at Work Likes You

    12 months ago

    Have you ever thought "Why is it that no one at work likes me?" How do you know if you're liked at work? Wondering if you're the black sheep of your workplace? Here are ten signs to look out for.

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    12 Tips for a Successful Teaching Job Interview

    22 months ago

    Teaching interviews can be nerve-wracking. These 12 tips will help you know what to expect beforehand and interview successfully.

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    A Lesson to Teach Edgar Allan Poe: "The Cask of Amontillado"

    11 years ago

    The short story "The Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allan Poe, was published in November of 1846. It is told in the voice of Montresor, a rambling hopeful murderer, executing his own brand of justice to Fortunato, a hapless drunk in a jester costume. The story is set during Carnival in an unnamed...

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    A Lesson to Teach Truman Capote: "A Christmas Memory"

    8 years ago

    The short story "A Christmas Memory," by Truman Capote, was originally published in December of 1956. This largely autobiographical story (Capote grew up largely in Alabama) tells of a friendship between Buddy, a seven-year-old, and his elderly cousin, referred to only as Friend. While the story...

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    How to Make a Short Story Plot Diagram

    8 years ago

    The crafting of a good story is a formidable task. You struggle with the conceiving of characters, settings, and the inclusion of thematic layers of meaning. To write a story well, you need to be prepared for many revisions and many long sessions, some ending in frustration. The task of fleshing...


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