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Sonny’s Blues and Araby: A Comparison

Blues

Sonny'S Blues

Words: 606 (3 pages)

Youth are termed to be birds in class cages. A time when almost all of their activities are being watched by others. It is the time that they try to explore things that they are capable of  and what they loved doing. Others are left of imitating older people that they ended up on these…

Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Civil War

Words: 987 (4 pages)

                                   Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce             The stories collected in Ambrose Bierce’s “Civil War Stories” were originally published in 1909 as part of the two volume set “The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce.” The sixteen works of fiction collected in “Civil War Stories” span a range of genres from memoir, as in “What…

Plot Summary of Three Stories

Lawrence

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

Words: 1219 (5 pages)

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall Plot Summary As the story opens, octogenarian Granny Weatherall is in bed, attended to by Dr. Harry and her grown daughter, Cornelia. Although Granny finds their concern officious, it becomes apparent that Granny is suffering from a serious illness, and that she is not fully aware of the gravity of…

William Faulkner’s Barn Burning

Barn Burning

Words: 1543 (7 pages)

William Faulkner’s short story “Barn Burning” is the story is about family bonds, and specifically, how these bonds influence the central character of the story. The story examines the internal dilemma and conflict faced by the protagonist, Sarty, imposed family and in particular by his father, Abner Snopes. William Faulkner masterfully employs concise imagery and…

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