My Short Love Story

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    African Art ties and deals with the fabric of society because through African art the struggles, liberation, and justice that many Ancestors fought for can be seen and embraced in African art itself. African art consist of shrines, wood carving, and in my biased; different ceremonies, or what one held or thought to be true can be considered as a form of art in itself. African art was sometimes from those of low status or ranking who would create some of the most beautiful art sculptures and

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    . “Tell me” she said. Will you promise me to be my wife no matter what? “I need a friend who will understand and will give me piece of advice and I want it to be you because I would like this to be a secret between the three of us.” “I love you and I’m sorry.” “ What happened ?” waiting impatiently. “Have you found another to replace me?” trying to insinuate. “No! No one can replace you.” “Then…what’s your concern!” slightly tensed. Still quiet… and thinking of the right things to say

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  • Short Story Gr. 10

    like washing the restrooms and cleaning dishes after meals. His name was Ryan and he was a native who lived with his parents just down the street from the camp. I had fun and made friends. Before I go farther into the story I need to explain to you some things about the camp. Back in the days before the camp was built a small river ran through the property. This river powered a wheat mill that was used to grind wheat for natives in the surrounding area. As the number of natives decreased

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    Short Story Analysis David C. Franklin ENG 125 Sarah Lahue January 7, 2013 During my reading the short story I enjoyed the most is “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber. In his writing Mr. Thurber uses lots of literary elements from third person limited to symbolism. His ability to go from the reality of life to a fantasy or dream without you even realizing is absolutely amazing. Describe what the theme of the short story is, using Chapter Seven of the

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  • The Short Story Charles

    Victoria O’Neill Sept. / 27th. /11 English/ Charles The definition of foreshadowing is to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure. The author, Shirley Jackson, did a fantastic job using this literary device in this short story Charles. There are many instances in the story where the author gives small indications that Laurie might be the bad boy in the story, not Charles. For a kindergarten boy, Laurie knows how to cheat the system. Laurie is a loud, rambunctious, naughty kindergartener

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    as “Wendy” rather than “Dr. Trent.” Some might think it disrespectful, instead, it provides comfort. Life was good. Though a cure for my father’s disease was not within reach, my research and practice were on a steady pace and my life fit in a comfortable little box, just the way I liked it. RUNNING HEAD: SHORT STORY 4 What a beautiful morning! Living on the east coast in the spring was as

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    ). Seeing as the structure of the poem is almost as if someone were telling a story, the audience may very well be any attentive group of listeners, listening to a love story. In the poem, the speaker is an individual love-struck by Annabel Lee. The poem's speaker describes his love and the love he shares with Annabel Lee, which began many years ago in a so-called "kingdom by the sea". Though they were young, their love for one another burned with such an intensity that as the speaker tells even

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    his long lost wife's picture, or talking to her grave, He never showed his pain, but in some sort of sense that only children have, she knew he was hurt. "good morning Jaimie, do you want some more orange juice?" said Max, the blue-eyed always-smiling waiter. "Oh, hello, yeah I would love some, thank you." he poured her a glass of fresh orange juice "so how are you? And how's your leg? Hope it's getting better" he asked with a smile. "I'm very good actually. And my leg is getting much better, I'm

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  • Fiction Short Story

    Melanie Damoth Composition & Literature Professor Levan 3 April 2013 A Hunger Artist- His Journey In the book, “A Hunger Artist, “ Frank Kafka tells us a story of a showman called a hunger artist. Although very popular at one time, he is steadily losing his following. This hunger artist has seen and experienced quite an assortment of followers. Being a hunger artist, he lives up to quite exactly what the name say’s. Removing

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    Short Story 1 Little Red Riding Hood Brandon Picone Ashford University Introduction to Literature Loretta Crosson April 8, 2013 Short Story 2 Because she dares to defy societal norms of acceptable female behavior, Little Red Riding Hood faces death at the hands of the Big Bad Wolf, who embodies patriarchy. Every short story has an overall theme which is the identified representation of the idea behind the story. In the story “Little Red Riding Hood

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    off your journey until sunrise and sleep in your own bed to-night. A lone woman is troubled with such dreams and such thoughts that she's afeard of herself sometimes. Pray stay with me this night, dear husband, of all nights in the year." "My love and my Faith," replied young Goodman Brown, "of all nights in the year, this one night must I tarry away from thee. My journey, as thou call it, forth and back again, must needs be done between now and sunrise. What, my sweet, pretty wife, dost thou

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  • Short Short Story

    Hungover, standing at the line in some supermarket on the other side of town. This place is quite far from my home. In my hand I hold three bananas and a chocolate-milk. Together they form my favorite hangover cure.  In front of my the the line, a woman is standing by herself. She glimpses at me a few times with a strange look; a look that almost seemed frigthened and amazed. Suddenly she turns around and faces me, says she recognizes me. I'm sorry mam, I say, I don't think we've met before

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    Subject: Short story Title: Sympathy pays off A poor boy used to work in a big restaurant. He was really kind and generous. He always helped the poor even thought he was poor himself. His name was Raven. One day, he accidentally slips a plate from his hand. The manager of that restaurant was a very bad man. He hated Raven because the owner of the restaurant was very fond of raven. When he saw the plate slip from his hand, he saw his chance! He told the restaurant owner that

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  • My Story

    team we all define ourselves together as a family and one unit. My passion for the game of softball has pushed me to the collegiate level and it is the last thing that I’m going to share with you about what defines me as a person. Softball is the one thing that I love the most. I have been playing since I was four years old and playing for 15 years has not only taught me about the game of softball but it has taught me many skills that the player will need to use in their future or even in their

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    copper in the back of my throat. From above, his voice boomed yelling: “don’t scream. You are going to hurt yourself”. Shouting back at him, “Zale, what the hell is going on, where am I?” There was a long pause, breaking the silence, “I love you Tegan, I love everything about you. Ever since I laid my eyes on you three months ago. I love the way you sing in the shower and the way you look when you are asleep”. I said nothing, realizing Zale was the one responsible for putting me here. I

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  • Short Story the Dependents

    point in his life? And how did the killing of the animals represent the death of Zoltov’s life as he always knew it to be? The above quote takes place at the end of Chekhov’s short story titled “The Dependents”. The reader can surmise that it was placed particularly in that position as it represented the end of the animal’s lives as well as the present life of Zoltov. When first reading of the story, the reader can easily mistake that the title of the story was referring only to the animals

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  • Love Story

    I've never been lucky in love. i always predicted the end of every relationship I've been through , I expected every single word I've been told, every little fake emotion i thought real so far. All along this road, i was guided by an angel. the one who protected me from harm, wiped away my tears. The one who brought this joy and happiness to my life. He was a bright angel. a shiny diamond. Suddenly out of nowhere He became the main character of my most beautiful and painful relationship. He was

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  • Short Story Review

    so that the listener loses the interest on the subject. In the course of time He becomes an accountant and decides to get engaged so as to get married. His fiancé is called Sally, a girl of twenty-five whose father is a doctor in Pinner. Now that within a year he might himself become a father, the love for his dead father increases. He wants to protect his father’s memory and keep it alive. He is really concerned about Sally’s reaction once she hears the story of the accident. Jerome decides

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  • Short Story

    Short Story Every morning I wake up to the normal sun shooting through the window, blinding me as I try to open my eyes. My dog, Percy, licking my face off. He insists that every morning at exactly 7:04, she has to go outside. It really is starting to annoy me. Can’t that damn dog just rest?  After I go outside for exactly 3 minutes, I realise I have to deal with my boss in exactly 48 minutes. I sit and moan for two minutes. Any more I would be late and any less I would be early: it has

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    man whom you gave a loaf of bread to many years ago. i have come to return my favour.' bill remembered him. the man handed him a breifcase. there was a lot of money in it. bill was very surprised. he didn't think that he could receive this much money in return just because of a load of bread! so then, bill became very rich. this story tells us that we should help others no matter who they are.

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  • Short Story Analysis

    Assignment 4 12.27.2012 Short Story Analysis When people live in a sheltered environment with a paved driveway and freshly mowed lawn, they forget that they share the world with others, who live in a much darker environment. Their environment lacks much more than paved driveways and freshly mowed lawns. Most of these people are even deprived of the basic needs like a safe community, peace or their sanity. The authors of Young Goodman Brown, The Red Convertible, The Lone Ranger and

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  • War (Short Story)

    Everyone makes mistakes whether the mistake is intentional or unintentional there is a lesson to be learned from every mistake, similar to what Timothy Findley portrayed in the short story “War”. In this short story there is a boy named Neil who is a young 10 year old visiting a friend, Arthur Robertson over the summer in Muskoka Ontario. Throughout the story Neil shares his experiences of 1940 he has when Neil’s father registers to join the army to fight in World War II. Throughout the story

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    Jimmy Ayala Professor Mills English 1B April 15, 2014 Motifs and Symbols in ‘One Flesh’ In the short story “One Flesh”, we are introduced to Frank Wendell, an elderly man who has lost his wife to diabetes and is now a loner who looks for objects of value on the beach with his metal detector. The theme of lost-time, isolation and sentiment run through the story, even as Frank makes friends with shop owner Connor. These themes take a turn for a theme of hope as the story comes to a

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  • Short Story Profile

    LaTisha Jordan Humanities 201 Professor Sean Doyle October 1, 2013 Short Essay 1 – Story Profile: Amy Bloom By-and-by In Amy Bloom’s By-and-by, I considered the primary conflict in this short story to what happened to Anne as a result of being missing and last seen with a serial killer. Bloom presents this when she notes that Anne was with a serial killer during her disappearance. It led me to believe that someone is dead and there will be an issue of how they died instead of if they

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    Short Story She could always make decisions in split seconds, but were they good ones? She spent her life living with no regrets, or at least that’s what the quote on her wall said. Whenever anyone disagreed with her choices, she would make them plead to agree. Could she have been called a role model? She could be called a model, with her perfect figure, every girl's dream, even as she dressed in non-complementing, male clothes, her gender scale tipped over to the female side and beyond

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    . It was a warm and busy Friday 3rd of June, 2008. Every bar and street were full of people as I walked down the central street to take a cab to the club where all my friends were. I felt an incredible rush because I love those kinds of days. When I got into the club, all friends and colleagues were there; all were having fun and dancing. After I danced for a while, I went to the restroom to refresh my makeup and took some party pictures with my friends. There were some guys laughing loudly

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    SHORT STORY IFRAH ALI ERP: 09539 CLASS: 3111 The kids insisted on playing hide and seek while Peter didn’t want to since one of the kids had broken their legs while playing hide and seek last time. In the end on a lot of insisting by the kids Peter agreed but warned them not to do anything mischievous since the kids are very naughty and always end up doing some kind of prank. However, Peter began. “Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four, Three, Two, One” Hide and go seek was the order

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  • Short Story

    “This isn’t happening,” I thought. “This can’t be happening.” The words revolved in my head like a turntable. “This isn’t happening, this can’t be happening.” It’d only been 24 hours since I was taken. Snatched out of my family’s trailer home, never to see it again. As reality hit, I sat motionless in a hollow white room. The squeak of the solid steel door brought me to my senses. A husky man in a police uniform walked in. He sat down, his crystal blue eyes burning into me like

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  • My Story

    . Another trend mostly belongs to the FPT IS’s employees and workers in other firms. They strongly disagree and said it was totally an unthoughtful idea; that the president did not care for them but only the image of the company. A short sleep is very necessary for them to revive from work and as scientists have found out, spending 15 to 20 minutes to sleep at noon will also help you improve your memory as well as work more effectively later. More importantly, most of the employees in FPT IS are IT

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    Regret This is the story of how my life ended. No it wasn’t because of some illness, or suicide, but it was because of someone. I kept warning everyone about the things that were happening to me and no one lessened. No one. They all said: “you are being paranoid”, or “ Why on Earth would anyone want to chase you?” So I gave up on trying to prove it to them. If only I didn’t give up; then maybe, maybe I would still be alive and to be able to blow my 18th birthday cake. All those wonderful plans

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  • Love Story

    Many won't ever know the struggle we have been through to be together and up to today. I honestly won't ever know why I decided to hold on this relationship due to the tremendously dark periods we went through. Few would say some part of me knew we were meant to be and others that I was plain stupid from taking so much nonsense from people. What many don't know is that behind all those rumors and everything bad, we been living the most pure and sincere love that in my opinion could ever exist

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    , 1994). S Il-I'lIiil!@luDEliEliiD!'·a••••••• •••••••••••••• ,ssman "The advertisement is not sexist. The I " 'Don~ cane all molesters'" Graph showing a swim a day after he appeared in court on a .ssified the case as gang robbery and forcible lery part of my body. Molesting me. It's really ts image tarnished by reports over fights, and 2 strokes of the cane. The penalty for forcible :antly, the figures for two types of aggravated lr her brother, who has been accused of child ific, said so far

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    I had fell in love before I knew it Roger Michel Eng / 340 January 14, 2015 David B. Lagerson I had fell in love before I knew it It was An early morning I had woken up from one of my nightly nightmares. I usually would turn on the T.V until I fall asleep again but this time I decided to hit the gym. I prepped my pre-workout, remote started my truck so that it would warm up and I was on my way. As Im driving there im dreaming about having a relationship with a beautiful girl I had seen

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  • A Short Seoul Story

    A Short Seoul Story By: Jacqueline Diaz When opportunity knocks Let me be honest here. More than an academic dream, it was actually my super happy jologs fantasy since childhood and those younger years. (And by jologs, I don’t mean corny, but simply not the Glee, How I Met Your Mother, Breaking bad type of thing. Lam mo na yun ‘te. #proudjologshere) I remember back then, when the clock would tick 10PM, I would hastily close all my books, cap all my pens, and run - just because I can’t

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  • English Short Story Essay

    . During the production of “Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening” at Emory University, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese said Chopin was “nonetheless a woman who took women extremely seriously, she never doubted women’s ability to be strong.” The characters in Chopin’s short stories’, “The Story of An Hour” and “The Storm”, are unfulfilled and desire more in their marriage. They have no validation in life and may have husbands that love and provide for them yet they are still unhappy. They are all invested in their

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    American Literature * Authors * Books * Short Stories * Christmas * For Children * Features * ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Bottom of Form * Login/Signup The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen Although he is well noted for his fairy-tales, the poignant story of The Little Match Girl or The Little Matchstick Girl is a great example of Hans Christian Andersen's broad literary talent and ability. I personally like

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    guess… I see how women look at you baby. You’re successful and handsome… I don’t know sometimes I just feel like there is something more that you want that I can’t give you.” “Joyce-Ann Reese, you are my wife I love you more than words can say. Trust me when I say you are more than enough for me. I’ll see you tonight after a few drinks with some of the guys. I love you” Adam hung up the phone but he knew that there was someone else he needed to share this news with. He sent a simple text to Nick

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    and could not believe what had just happened. As if the three of us were thinking the exact same thing, we all gave each other a frantic look and instantly took off running to try to save ourselves from being shot and killed as well. As we were running, I heard multiple gunshots. I looked to my left and right to see if Olivia and John Michael were still running beside me, and to my surprise, they were not. The man had shot both of them. I was the only one who had not been shot yet. In the short

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    Unwanted I chased it along the high street. People must have thought I was mad. I thought I was mad! A scrap piece of paper! Just one piece of paper and there I was running after it like my life depended on it. I was just so desperate to write to you, even after what you’ve done to me. I sat down while the rain trickled down the side of the wall as I was leaning against it. I was trembling with fear whilst my teeth were clattering because of the cold. My hairs lank now sticky and dark with

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    of challenges to overcome in such a short period of time. Some of the major challenges were working my school schedule around my son’s daycare schedule and having to work at the same time, so I could still help provide for my family. First, I had to take off from work on the days I had school and I had to get any homework done before I picked Troy up from daycare. Secondly, I had to prioritize my school work this was very difficult for me since I wasn’t used to doing school work along with

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  • My Story

    by many, not only for the accelerated development of Mindanao, but for the consolidation of peace and security in this long-troubled land. 2 CHAPTER 1 La Frutera: Reaping The Fruit* Case Study1 of La Frutera Inc., Datu Paglas, Maguindanao Investing in trust and confidence building with local partners and the local community is an imperative that cannot be short-circuited or rushed. Background Unifrutti Philippines Inc. (UPI) is one of the country’s biggest banana exporters, shipping an

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    useful contribution to society (and paying taxes) with my first job in the USA. My love of cakes is still being indulged, as I'm now icing dozens each day; I have a job as cake decorator for an up-market supermarket called Tom Thumb. The current cake decorator, Jennifer, has been working 10-12 hours a day trying to keep up with demand, so is very glad I've arrived! Hopefully between us we won't have to work such long hours. She's also a very lovely person to work with, and I think we'll get on well

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    , you don’t have one, come along then. As the saying goes, ‘Life’s not a tea party, it’s a wild adventure!!!’” A short time later Billy and Scruff were running along the beach having a grand time. They were jumping on large piles of seaweed. Chasing seagulls. Looking under seashells and rocks for crabs. Jumping like frogs in and out of the shallow water. With the warm sun on his face, Billy laid down on the sand gazing up to the brilliant blue sky. Scruff was off digging

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  • Short Story

    | | |"The Lottery" is a short story first published in 1948 in the magazine The New Yorker. When first published, it received an incredibly | | |negative response from readers. This controversial story was banned in America and became one of the most banned books in schools and | | |libraries. Over time, however, it has become a classic American story

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    laid the medal on the coffin and walked back to my dad. I looked up at him. “He kept his promise dad.” He put his arm around me and held me tight. I would like to choose Junior as my favourite character in this short story. * Junior is such a good son to his parents and a good friend to his brother, Mijo. He always take a good care of his family * He wants to be a soldier because he feels that is something that he need to do. He thinks that its time for him to grow up and he will

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  • My Story

    as I’m saying this all I keep thinking is god I sound so depressing and soon enough people will get bored and eventually you’ll leave and so I have to force every bit of my energy in to be super enthusiastic and happy when that is so far from the reality  The other night I came home from work and I just completely broke down - Just crying by myself alone in my room at 6am but I woke up the next day and carried on living life as if everything was fine in the denial that if I keep

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    life’s difficulties. This past September, Goodison visited the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in Brooklyn, NY, where she read from her latest book, By Love Possessed: Stories (Amistad/HarperCollins). The heartrending and oftentimes risible tales Goodison presents in By Love Possessed, including the Pushcart Prize-winning short story for which the book gets its title, explore the wide range of complex feelings that are kindled by love—its heartaches, its obsessions, and its

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    The Crucible The Crucible A story where people get accused of witchcraft for no apparent reason but just bad luck or bad timing. Ever wonder Who John Proctor Really Is? Was he a good man or a man of Guilt? The Crucible, a twisted tale filled with innocent lives wronged from the town court in Salem, Massachusetts’s was written by Arthur Miller. John Proctor was a farmer in his mid-thirties. John Proctor was a man of many ways, people of Salem feared him, and he wanted to be an even

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    breakfast pills called food, again F. There are many confusing things like Fun, happy, Love and that consummate, I think that would be the word to make babies. We had many planets like us in the Milky Way Galaxy. Each planet is explained vividly in her book. One made of only rocks, one without the power to hold us and we float all the time (giggle, in lower volume. Volume is monitored). Then my Grandma’s favorite, the blue one with lots of people with different body covers, languages and she says

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  • Love Story

    I used to think that I was just meant to be alone, that I never would find the right one. Sometimes I would stop to take a look at myself and think that maybe there was something wrong with me. Maybe I was so broken that no one could fix it. I usually take wise decisions in my life. But every time love came around everything changed. I put my heart on a silver plate and got the little pieces that were left from it thrown back at me. I was giving up on love and of all I ever thought love was

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