Story Essay Examples

The Inside Story

The possibility of having an American seated as the leader of the world’s one billion Catholics was ruled out even before the conclave of the College of Cardinals began to elect the new Pope following the death of Pope John Paul II. Even as the Cardinals started discussions at the Sistine Chapel; the world outside… View Article

Joyce Carol Oates`s Short Story

The story ‘Where are you going, where have you been? ’ is a story about a girl about fifteen years of age and having behavioral problem originated from her poor relationship with her mother. She is described in the story as stubborn, rebellious, self-centered, and vane. The story is a tale of insecure woman and… View Article

The Human Stain

The Human Stain is about a story of Coleman Brutus Silk, a classic professor and sometime dean of faculty at Athena College in western Massachusetts who is hectored by the forces of political correctness and hate. Coleman Silk, Roth’s protagonist and an epitome of secrecy and self-invention was born into a lower-middle-class African- American family… View Article

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini (1874-1926), whose real name was Ehrich Weiss, was one of the greatest American magicians, escapologists, illusionists, and stunt performers who has influenced generations of magicians around the world for almost a century. He was also an actor and film producer, although his career in the cinema was not as successful as his magic… View Article

Hospitality Story Assignment

This paper discusses strategic opportunities for a unique non-profit venture. The equine industry is one among the major animal industry in the world. This is because horses – the layman’s term for equine – are one of the most expensive animals to buy and to take care of. Equines can be considered as a pet… View Article

Louis Pojman’s We Don’t Deserve What We Earn

Merit and desert are two terms that are always in opposition to one another. While merit measures value in terms of success or failures, desert presupposes that value is not only measured in terms of success or failure but also the intentions must be assessed. Desert asseses “whether or not one had good or bad… View Article

Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown is a story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne with many interpretations. It is a story of Young Goodman Brown’s adventure that many believe was a journey away from home. Some people believe that he was trying to get at the community and everyday social life. One way to interpret it is that Young… View Article

A Critique of ABA Productions’

ABA Productions musical interpretation of J. M. Barrie’s well-loved children’s story rekindled in its audience the desire to soar in the air, dance with fairies and swim with mermaids. It is currently on its Asian Tour and will be shown in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Lyric Theater on June 1, 2007. The… View Article

A Short Story

During Maytag’s final surrender to Whirlpool, appliance parts are now in surplus. As a result, the warehouse has been shipped an overabundance of parts. The likes of which we rarely see. Because the market has gone down in flames, the demand for appliance parts is sky-high. Thus we have a beautiful supply and demand ratio… View Article


Coming out from my closed where I live, I saw a huge handsome young man of his late twenties staggering, very dirty and looking haggard. Yes! I guessed he must have smoked some quantities of marijuana herb or something else that made him look mad. Little did I know that the young man was indeed… View Article

The Magic of the Story

Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s story A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings will be linked to the theme of magical realism in this essay. The use of the real, in this case the idea of aging and other natural disasters is pitted against an almost poetic use of two mundane things: imagination and wings. It is… View Article

Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars is the story of four teen girls—Aria, Hanna, Spencer, and Emily— whose world is turned upside down when their ringleader Alison goes missing. The book begins a year after Alison’s disappearance. Aria has been abroad for a year with her family, and the other three girls have drifted apart. When Aria returns… View Article

Van Orden V. Perry

The case of Van Orden V. Perry asked whether or not it was constitutional for a 6 foot tall stone carving of the Ten Commandments to be placed between the capitol and courthouse in the State of Texas (Van Orden v. Perry, 2005). Former Lawyer Thomas Van Orden claimed that placement of the commandments near… View Article

Ashton DeShazier

My name is Ashton DeShazier. I was born in Selmer, Tennessee. I am now from the small town of Lexington, Tennessee, but my dreams have never been small. I cannot remember ever wanting any other career than that of a doctor. Soon after my birth, Mother became a single mom. She had to work full-time… View Article

Sunlight on the Grass

For the purpose of this assignment I will analyse two stories. Firstly I will examine the “Compass and Torch” by Elizabeth Baines and will demonstrate how the objects in the title relate to the characters of the story and represent key themes. I will then discuss “Something Old, Something New” by Leila Aboulela and highlight… View Article