Short stories Essay Topics

Intrest throughout the three stories

Sherlock Holmes is the main character in the story, as in all the Sherlock Holmes stories. He is a very proper and intelligent man with an extraordinary gift. He is Observant and analytical person and can obtain a large amount of information from a small amount of clues, which most others would overlook. From early… View Article

Short stories

How did writers of nineteenth century short stories create and maintain a sense of mystery for their readers? Compare the different ways in which these mysteries are resolved. In the nineteenth century more people started to read short stories. This was because in the nineteenth century working hours shortened which gave workers more leisure time. In… View Article

Mystery stories

I studied three short stories, “the Red Room, “the Signalman” and “the Speckled Band”. The stories are all linked together as they all have a sense of mystery, however they all have a different emphasis. “The Speckled Band” is a detective, murder mystery story yet the other two are ghost stories. All of the stories… View Article

Sherlock Holmes short stories

Arthur Conan-Doyle is the acclaimed author of the infamous Sherlock Holmes short stories. His stories, although often different in setting and subject follow certain characteristics that link them all together. The characteristics enable us to distinguish Conan-Doyle’s stories from stories of a similar genre, and allow the reader to stay interested in the whole series… View Article

Response Essays

Response to: Foul Shots In Foul Shots, Rogelio R. Gomez writes about his Chicano background and the neighborhood he grew up in. Furthermore, he describes himself being stereotyped as one of the “barrio boys” basically meaning that he is considered inferior to the Anglos. In high school, the writer states that he was on a… View Article

Similarties and Differences

Every day in real life we go through a many struggles ranging from man vs. man, man vs. himself and even man vs. nature. The most common struggle we all face is that of man versus man. In the short stories “Cathedral” by Raymond Carter and Ernest Hemmingway’s “A Clean Well-Lighted Place” the main principal… View Article