Short Fiction Essays (Examples)

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Women S Struggle For Self Confidence

Pages: 3 (980 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Essay Document #:70998709

… Struggle with Self-confidence
The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Stories by Daniel Halpern is a compilation of the 80 short stories. This book brings together a generation of short story writers who provide a wide range of short fiction using different writing styles to captivate the reader. These short stories address different topics and issues ranging from love to sensual examination. The portrayal of the different characters in each of the short stories provide different themes or concepts that can be applicable to the contemporary world. An example of a short story in this book that provides contemporary theme or concept is G-string by Nicola Barker. This paper compares and contrasts Jeanie and Gillian … genesis of a woman’s struggle with self-identity, self-esteem, and self-confidence as reflected by both Jeanie and Gillian.
In the initial stages of this short story, Jeanie and Gillian have very……

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Work Cited

Barker, Nicola. \\"G-string.\\" The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories by Daniel Halpern. New York: Penguin, 1999. Print.

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The Bell Jar Shows How Shock Therapy Makes Women Strong

Pages: 7 (2016 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:74900001

… 2006, p. 83). It stems from critical theory, which posits that “to be critical, an inquiry must challenge directly underlying human interests and ideologies” (short, 1991, p. 245). Feminist theory examines the constructed relationship between gender and power in society. Feminist Criticism examines this relationship in terms of ……

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Alberga-Parisi, A., & Pope, B. (2018). Loss and the Perfection Crucible in The Bell Jar and The Catcher in the Rye. When Loss Gets Personal: Discussing Death through Literature in the Secondary ELA Classroom, 141.

Bell, E. (2016). Adolescence and Liminality in Carson McCullers’ Short Fiction. In Childhood through the Looking Glass (pp. 89-98). Brill.

Codina, N., & Pestana, J. V. (2019). Time Matters Differently in Leisure Experience for Men and Women: Leisure Dedication and Time Perspective. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(14), 2513.

Effthimiou, O., & Franco, Z. (2017). Heroic intelligence: The hero\\\\\\'s journey as an evolutionary and existential blueprint. Journal of Genius and Eminence, 2(2).

Plath, S. (1996). The bell jar. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Short, E. C., ed. (1991). Forms of curriculum inquiry. New York, NY: SUNY Press.

Tyson, L. (2006). Critical theory today: A user-friendly guide. New York, NY: Routledge.

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Portrayal Of Women In Society By Steinbeck And Thurber

Pages: 6 (1745 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:82948621

… very different people—but both share one thing in common, which is each conveys a sense of what women in society are like. Steinbeck’s short story is naturally more sympathetic and empathetic, as the main character of the story is a woman, who is aching for affection and … the story is a woman, who is aching for affection and tempted to stray from her husband by a deceitful wanderer. James Thurber’s short story focuses mainly on a bored married man, who disappears into daydreams while awaiting orders from his wife. This paper will compare and … in the car) indicates that the world of Mr. and Mrs. Mitty is a bit different from the world of Elisa in Steinbeck’s short story. Elisa’s story takes place at home, and she is the center of it—not her husband. The world is seen through her eyes ……

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Marcus, Mordecai. \\"The Lost Dream of Sex and Childbirth in\\" The Chrysanthemums\\".\\"  Modern Fiction Studies 11.1 (1965): 54.

Steinbeck, John. “The Chrysanthemums.”  http://mspachecogdhs.weebly.com/uploads/1/3/2/0/13206998/the_chrysanthemums_by_john_steinbeck.pdf 

Sweet, Charles A. \\"Ms. Elisa Allen and Steinbeck\\'s\\" The Chrysanthemums\\".\\" Modern Fiction Studies 20.2 (1974): 210.

Thurber, James. “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” http://www.novamil.org/sites/novamil.org/files/secret_life_of_walter_mitty_se.pdf

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Summer Sun Risin

Pages: 8 (2257 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Book Review Document #:69181450

… cracking of the door by Pa, and more.
The book focuses on several themes, including biodiversity, poetry, Africa, Afro-American interests, enthusiasm, pride, real fiction, being responsible, seasons, family, food, farming activity, experiences in childhood, the environment, and careers. The infused rhythmic verses seem to call to be … far as culture is concerned, the book's illustrations have faced criticism as being rather amateur in nature and texture. The use of extremely short sentences falls short in telling the reader the culture of Asian America and what the social aspect of dining is.
Hispanic: My Papi Has a Motorcycle
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Aziz-Raina, Seemi. \\\\\\\\\\\\"We are Grateful: Otsaliheliga.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Language Arts 97.2 (2019): 116-121.

Greene, Catherine. \\\\\\\\\\\\"My Papi Has a Motorcycle.\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Catholic Library World 90.2 (2019): 151-151.

Nikola-Lisa, W., and Don Tate. Summer sun risin\\\\\\\\\\\\'. Lee & Low Books, 2002.

Park, Linda Sue. Bee-bim bop!. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.

Schiffer, Miriam B. Stella brings the family. Chronicle Books, 2015.

Seeger, Pete, and Paul DuBois Jacobs. The deaf musicians. GP Putnam\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2006.

Soetoro-Ng, Maya. Ladder to the Moon. Candlewick Press, 2017.

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Female Artists In History

Pages: 7 (2218 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:41863907

...Short fiction Women Creating Culture: Sofonisba Anguissola, Mary Wollstonecraft and Emily Dickinson
Introduction
While the patriarchal heritage of the West commonly references the contributions of men to history and culture, the West would not be what it is today without the contributions to culture made by women as well. This paper will look at the contributions of three women in particular—Sofonisba Anguissola, the Italian Renaissance painter whose skill caught the attention of Michelangelo and ultimately won her a position in the court of King Phillip II of Spain; Mary Wollstonecraft, whose Vindication of the Rights of Women in the 18th century opened the door for the 19th and 20th centuries’ women’s movements; and Emily Dickinson, whose poetry of the 19th century was lauded by second wave feminists such as Adrienne Rich, who identified Dickinson as an important inspiration in her own work. These women helped shape but were also shaped by their……

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Chisholm, H. (1911). Sophonisba Angussola. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 (11th ed.), Cambridge University Press, p. 44.

Jones, E. M. (2000). Libido dominandi: Sexual liberation and political control. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’ Press.

Juhasz, S. (1983). Feminist Critics Read Emily Dickinson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Sewall, R. B. (1974). The life of Emily Dickinson. NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Wollstonecraft, M. (1792). Vindication of the Rights of Woman.  https://www.bartleby.com/144/4.html 

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The Ethics Of Clandestine Operations

Pages: 11 (3151 words) Sources: 14 Document Type:literature review Document #:69864024

… most common yet least understood methods of operations in the art of statecraft is the clandestine operation (Sheldon 1997). Though popularized in pulp fiction and film, such as the James Bond series franchise and numerous other spy thrillers, clandestine operations remain relatively unknown in the public consciousness—and … an editorial debunking the claims of the OSP. The OSP in turn unmasked Plame, forcing her out of the field. It was in short an all-out war between clandestine actors in what turned out to be a major foreign policy shift in the wake of 9/11 based ……

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Arnold, A. and D. Salisbury. The Long Arm, 2019. Retrieved from https://www.belfercenter.org/publication/long-arm

Barker, Michael J. \\\\\\"Democracy or polyarchy? US-funded media developments in Afghanistan and Iraq post 9/11.\\\\\\" Media, Culture & Society 30, no. 1 (2008): 109-130.

Best, Richard A. Intelligence to Counter Terrorism: Issues for Congress. Congressional Research Service: CRS Report for Congress, 2002.

Carter, Ashton B. \\\\\\"Overhauling counterproliferation.\\\\\\" Technology in Society 26, no. 2-3

(2004): 257-269.

Crumpton, Henry A. The art of intelligence: lessons from a life in the CIA\\\\\\'s clandestine service. Penguin, 2013.

Hersh, Seymour. Selective Intelligence. The New Yorker, 2003.  http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2003/05/12/selective-intelligence 

McCormick, G. H., & Owen, G. “Security and coordination in a clandestine organization.” Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 31, no. 6-7 (2000), 175-192.

 

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