A Story Essay Topics

Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry

The digging of the hole is a happy and amusing part of the story because it is pure sweet revenge, ‘Stacey and I shovelled ragged holes almost a yard wide and a foot deep towards each other’. This incident occurs when the Logan children decide that they have had enough of acceptance towards the behaviour… View Article

The first act in Hobsons Choic

Willie’s speech tells the reader that Will is now a successful businessman and that he is able to control his own business. The playwright shows us this change by making the character use more complex speeches. In the fourth act, Willies responses towards Hobson a much more lengthy than they were and they is not… View Article

The Poor Relation’s Story

How does Billy’s tall story in “A Kestrel For A Knave” and “The Poor Relation’s Story” By Charles Dickens influence your opinion of the characters? Billy Casper, the main character in “A Kestrel For a Knave” has a very poor lifestyle. He is a short, skinny destitute teenager about to leave high school. He lives… View Article

Mildred D. Taylor

The successful and renowned author Mildred D. Taylor was born in Mississippi, Jackson and has used her excellent writing style to create the thrilling and compelling novel “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” to put across her knowledge and experience of the complexities of the south when there was legalised segregation of Blacks and Whites…. View Article

The story develops

The author of ‘Frankenstein’ is Mary Shelley. She was born on August 30th 1797 in London. Then later died on February 1st 1851 when she was 53. Her father was William Godwin, he was a radical philosopher and a novelist. Her mother was Mary Wollstonecraft, she is still known today as a feminist. Her mother… View Article

Ghost Story

Ghost Stories are really popular, and always have been for a very long time. Several reasons why ghost based novels and movies have been successful, is because many people like the thrill. People will pick up a novel or enter a cinema without knowing how you will fell after, kind of in a way… similar… View Article

J.B. Priestly & the story

After the Inspector’s departure Birling admits that he has “learnt a loti?? from his visit. However, he immediately singles out Eric as “you’re the one I blame for this [the scandal]i?? , so he still seems to have little notion of community as he should, if he had learnt anything, be saying “we’re the ones… View Article

Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman is a romantic comedy, which is based on the stories of Cinderella, the Prince and the Pauper and My fair lady. The film was produced in 1990 and directed by Garry Marshall. It is set in the Hollywood hills and the rough Hollywood Boulevard. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts play the two main… View Article

The Castle of Otranto

Walpole’s “The Castle of Otrando” is a very good prime example of the Gothic genre. It uses many elements that can also be found in other gothic literature, like Shelly’s “Frankenstein” or Lewis’s “The Monk”. Using “The Castle of Otrando” as an example, I will work what I think are the strengths and the weaknesses… View Article

What is Junk by Melvin Burgess

Junk is a hard hitting novel by Melvin Burgess. Tar Loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn’t want to be tied down – not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly but no one can fly forever. The life of Tar Is not good, but Gemma thinks her life is so bad as well but it… View Article

A ghost story

The Turn of the Screw is a story written in 1898 and from a governess’ point of view. In the main story the governess thinks the two children she is caring for are under the evil influence of two ghosts, Miss Jessel and Peter Quint. What we would expect from an opening to a ghost… View Article

The Church in Chaucer

Chaucer uses The General Prologue to highlight the predicament and the shortcomings of the Church in England at his time: by the use of satire and irony he manages to effectively criticise the Church in the 14th century. I have chosen to use three of Chaucer’s portraits to illustrate the impression he gives of the… View Article

Maggie Hobson

Maggie’s personality in act one gives us the impression that she is very bossy and always wants her own way, “this is a shop you know, we are not here to let people go without buying”. She is bossing Albert Prosser into buying a pair of boots. I think that this makes her have an… View Article

Jaded sullenness

Louisa is described as “struggling through the dissatisfaction of her face, there was a light with nothing to rest upon, a fire with nothing to burn, a starved imagination keeping life in itself somehow” this shows that because she has not been sang nursery rhymes or told fairy tales etc. that she has been mentally… View Article

Hard Times

Mr Gradgrind says ‘ is it satisfactory to me… to know that you do not come to the consideration of that question with the previous habits of mind, and habits of life, that belongs to many young women’ in reference to fancy and emotion when deciding whether to marry Mr Bounderby or not. Later on… View Article