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Creative Short Story Essay Examples

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A Study of Short Story
A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. This format tends to be more pointed than longer works of fiction, such as novellas (in the 20th and 21st century sense) and novels. Short story definitions based upon length differ somewhat even among professional writers, due s...
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Analysis of Cinderella
The fairytale “Cinderella” is widely known by children and adults. It is a tale of hope, patience, love, and rags to riches tale passed down through many generations. The commonly known “Cinderella” has made its mark in history. It has been created into various types of movies, produced many songs to fit the dialogue, and...
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Creative Creation Story
Long, long ago, not long after the land was created by the Great Gods, Moon and Sun were the best of friends, and they loved each other very much. They were never seen without each other, and it was always bright. As for the creatures living on the land below, Sun and Moon took no notice. If you were as large and as far aw...
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Creative Story about Marine Action
The USS Maine Transforming the United States In to a World Power It was a cold winter evening when three hundred and fifty sailors aboard the USS Maine were awoken by a series of mysterious explosions. Though the crew was unaware of what was happening, they knew that the ship where they lay their heads each night was i...
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Shorty Story about a God
When the Earth was dark and humans lived on infinitely, there was once a child born under the name Juduh. In his early life, his heart was filled with darkness and he was a lonely orphan, as his mother had died at childbirth and his father, a drunkard who couldn’t tell his hand from his leg, had run away after being unable...
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A Creative Story about Kidnapping
"Goodbye, thanks for the lift!" Lisa shouted to John as the car drove away. The sun had already disappeared from the sky by the time she arrived home. Lisa unlocked her front door and went inside. The house looked just like she had left it. Her horror book lay on the table, just where she left it, waiting for her...
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Some Sort of a Short Story
As a familiar clammy feeling fell over Lance, the monster backed away slowly and watched Lance closely. Lance grew his head was covered by a steel mask and he was covered by a black cloak. He felt his organs and guts change and disappear, being replaced by a churning mass of wheels and rods like the insides of a watch. Lanc...
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A Fictional Short Story With Literary Aim
This is a fictional short story with literary aim. The wind slapped forcefully against his face and the rain pelted his coat like little bullets as Glenn made his way to the old truck. "It is going to be a long night", he thought, as he hurried through the darkness towards the truck. His hand found the door and h...
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Analysis of The Treasure of Lemon Brown
In the short story “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”, Walter Dean Myers illustrates don’t judge a book by its cover. Many people in the world say false information about other people that isn’t true. This was shown in the homeless man Greg met, Lemon Brown, and it was also shown in some of the scalawags outside of the abandon t...
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Writing a Short Story
How should I start it? With the man coming in, or someone asking him a question about entering the house with the dolls? I feel like it should start in the court room. A plunge opening is always a good way to begin short pieces. And it should start with questions about whether or not he was there, because then the first...
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