Fiction Essay Examples

Elements of Fiction

“A Rose for Emily,” is about the story of a strange spinster, her father and her lover. Years before her death, the spinster was seen to have bought arsenic, which many believed she would use to commit suicide. The incident gave rise to gossip in town. However, she didn’t die and no one knew then… View Article

Young Adult Literature

In our experiences as teachers or media specialists, many of us have noticed the same phenomenon: adolescent males often tend to enjoy literature less than their female counterparts. Of course, as middle school and high school teachers and media specialists, we have no control over the early reading experiences or instruction a male child receives,… View Article

I’M Not Scared Questions

1. Read Niccolo Ammaniti’s epigraph by Jack London. Why has Ammaniti chosen to begin his novel with his novel with this quote? How does it illuminate what happens in the story? What is the literal and symbolic meaning in the novel about “falling into darkness”? Niccolo Ammaniti had chosen to start his novel with an… View Article

Genres of Literature

Genres of literature are important to learn about. The two main categories separating the different genres of literature are fiction and nonfiction. There are several genres of literature that fall under the nonfiction category. Nonfiction sits in direct opposition to fiction. Examples from both the fiction and nonfiction genres of literature are explained in detail… View Article

John Collier “Back for Christmas”

The text “Back for Christmas” by John Collier is written in a style of fiction. The story is about farewell party to the doctor Carpenter and his wife. In the beginning of the text we can see the Carpenters’ living room that was filled with the close friends who had come to say “last-minute farewell”… View Article

My Favourite Book

Some read books to idle away their time. Some read books to widen their knowledge, while many others read books to enjoy its content. I belong to this category. I enjoy reading good books particularly novels, short stories, plays, etc. The world famous literary works of great authors such as, Charles Dickens, Tolstoy, Dominique Lappiere,… View Article

Sandra Character Analysis

The character of Sandra in Connie Gault’s short story called “The Man Who Followed His Hand” is shaped by the life that she has; she alienates herself from her family and community, thus making her an outsider trapped in a life she doesn’t want for herself. Connie Gault develops Sandra’s character by her thoughts and… View Article

Through the Tunnel- Doris Lessing

1. The inner journey that the boy takes on his self-imposed physical rite of passage is his transition from childhood and emerging into young manhood. This transition is mostly symbolised in this short story by the Jerry’s experience of preparing to go through the tunnel after watching the other boys swim through the tunnel. Jerry… View Article

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book is a novel by Neil Gaiman. It is about a boy called Nobody Owens who lives in a graveyard. He wandered in as a toddler after his entire family is murdered by a mysterious man named Jack. He is raised by a man called Silas who is vampire and the ghosts of… View Article

Autonomous Jumping-Microrobots

1.1 Background of the study Despite their relative simplicity, modern day mobile robots capture the imagination by offering mobility in robust and controllable packages. Each of these robots is relatively large and works alone or requires a human operator. Science fiction novels have long imagined very small robots working by themselves or in groups to… View Article

Creating a World Beyond Reality

In Azar Nafisi’s “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran”, Nafisi and her students, rather than denying the reality that they live in, created a world alternate from their reality. In their physical world the government has stripped them of their individualism. They were unable to act or do as individuals would, thus they went to… View Article

Example for Literary Paper

Comparison/Contrast: Assignment: For Your Information: Comparison/Contrast – The process of examining two or more things in order to establish their similarities and differences. After reading two selections, you will write a comparison/contrast essay using the guidelines provided in this packet. 1. Any relationship between two or more things will involve some degree of SIMILARITY, as… View Article

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

I recently read the book, “The Glass Castle,” by Jeannette Walls, which is a short novel in the form of a memoir. She is famous for both “The Glass Castle,” but also wrote another best seller, “Half Broke Horses.” I would give this book a positive rating, and also deem it one of the best… View Article

Reading books which are related to real events

Reading books which are related to real events, real people, and established facts brings about more knowledge, information and news. It is beneficial to learn how the knowledge is available. People have to read these books for studying, research, improving their brainstorm, or being about their career fields. However, reading other books leads people to… View Article

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The notion of the ‘outsider’ is used in numerous literary works and media, mainly as a foil or an atypical character, to satirically criticise humanities flawed ideals and values. I found this particularly evident in the film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, where the story of a man with a strange anachronistic lifecycle exhibited… View Article