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Plot Summary Essay Examples

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A Brief Summary of the Play, Romeo and Juliet
1. Brief Summary of the Play
The story is happening in the city of Verona, where two respectful
houses, Montague and Capulet, are in rage for many years.
The sun of Montague, Romeo, is deeply in love with Rosaline. As a "cure"
for his love, his friend, Benvolio, suggests that he will go under disguise to a
party i...
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Analysis of Enders Game
In despairing situations, many people often prepare for the worst
outcome. But at the same time they hope for the best they can possibly
get from the situations they are in. The same idea is presented in Orson
Scott Card's science fiction novel Ender's Game. Ender's Game takes
places in a fictitious future that is under the...
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How to Have A Successful Plot Structure of a Story
A short story is, by definition “an invented prose narrative shorter than a novel usually dealing with a few characters and aiming at unity of effect and often concentrating on the creation of mood rather than plot” (Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary). Short stories contain certain elements, which consist of the follo...
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The Importance of Setting in a Story or Novel
Setting Setting, sometimes background, may be significant elements in a plot, determining the scope in every atmosphere of the story. Without an interesting background, some stories would simply not exist. Take for instance “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket.” The plot is a Workaholic named Tom Benecke who lives in an apa...
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How Juliet's Decisions Affect Her Growth and Her Relationships in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, takes place in Verona, Italy in the 1300’s. Juliet transforms from an obedient daughter to an independent young woman as seen in her relationship with her nurse, disagreements with her parents and the choices she makes throughout the play. All due to her love for Romeo. Julie...
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Analysis of Of Mice and Men
The story of mice and men is about 2 friends who watch out for each
other. Georges actions surrounds Lennie's mental state, Georges actions
were justified in shooting lemmoe because george wanted to stop future
events that could hurt, kill people or animals in the future. George
wanted to kill Lennie humanly. Lennie was get...
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Character Analysis in House on Mango Street
Esperanza and Nenny are two characters who play an important role in a
book called ``House on Mango Street.'' Esperanza and Nenny both share
the same difference and similarities. Esperanza is a non fit in the
world character. Esperanza is Mexican girl who is desperate to find a
friend that is exactly like her and to chan...
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Questions and Answers on The Stranger
This quote represents the life the narrator could lead. He could have chosen to live a routine, safe life, but discovered it did not have significance. He also could have chosen to make definite decisions and to take risks, but pay for the consequences later. Meursault chose to live with both these options, while staying...
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Summarizing Of Mice And Men
Of Mice and Men is about loneliness. The book focuses on two migrant workers in the 1930. Their names are George and Lennie. They’re different from most migrant workers because they travel with each other instead of alone. Not only they are different from the other workers they’re very different from each other. George is s...
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Review of Beyond the Valley of Thorns
the book i am reading is beyond the valley of thorns. this book is written by Patrick Carman. beyond the valley of thorns is a fantisy fiction. the end of the book might have you wondering. it might have you wondering because it doesnt finish the story. it says it will be continued but, i just cant wait! the most...
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Plot Summary of a Novel Whose Setting in Afghanistan
Plot summary In December 2011, our narrator Amir, tells his own story when he was 12 years old. He starts walking in the park in St- Francisco, the place where he lives now. He thinks about Baba, Hassan and Ali. Amir and Hassan are think friends, when Amir was in khabul. Ali and Hassan live in the small hut on Baba’s esta...
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Analysis of Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck’s extraordinary novel ‘Of mice and men’ is a tragic yet compelling tale, published in 1937. It competently illustrates the difficult lives of those men, who were affected by the infamous Great Depression, which was the catastrophic aftermath of the Wall Street crash in 1929. The novel focuses on the lonely ex...
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Analysis of Romeo and Juliet
The classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a play
about two families in the city of Verona who come between the innocent
love of their son and daughter, Romeo and Juliet. The two ``star crossed
lovers'' are then forced to hide their love from their families which
leads to death of both characters as th...
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Analysis of Fences
The father to son relationship in August Wilson's Fences is symbolized by sports. Troy, the African American father, desires of being a major league baseball player where none since african Americans were not allowed to play in the major league. Cory, the son of Troy, desired to obtain a scholarship that would allow him to...
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Analysis of Outer Dark
The three strangers in the “Outer Dark” novel written by MacCarthy represent the innate evil of humanity and the world. The absent of light and devoid of God of goodness in human life and the world is emphasized by devilistic deeds of the three shadowy strangers. The three strangers are represented as warriors of darkness w...
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Analysis of A Good Man is Hard to Find
A Good Man Is Hard To Find Summary of events: The family was getting ready for vacations in Florida, but the
grandmother did not want to go. The children were bratty and disrespectful. They were traveling by car sharing anecdotes and pointing places. They stopped for barbecued sandwiches in this place they met the own...
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Analysis of The Maze Runner
Some are baggers, some are med-jacks, some are slopper, some are keepers and some are runners, like Thomas. Against all odds Thomas managed to be a runner for his bravery and will to get out of the Maze. The Maze Runner by James Dashner, is a thrilling and heart pounding novel about Thomas who was put into an experiment of...
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Analysis of a Short Story
I am literary iluminary, my role is basically to pick out 4-5 parts that I think were my favourite parts, or what really stuck out the most to me. One of my favourite parts was when Christopher ran away from Swindon to London. Christopher ran away to his mother because Father has killed Wellington, Christopher was scared of...
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Comparison Lovely Bones and Of Mice and Men
Queen Latifah said, “I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.” Important decisions always occur in life. There is going to be a time when you’re going to make a bad decision and when you’re going to make a good one. In the novel The Lovely Bones a...
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Analysis of The Storm
“The Storm” sets the tone in this sentence “Bobinot, who was accustomed to converse on terms of perfect equality with his little son, called the child’s attention to certain somber clouds that were rolling with sinister intention from the west, accompanied by a sullen, threatening roar” (Chopin 1). Kate Chopin, author of t...
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Analysis of Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
In Richard Borshay Lee’s essay, Eating Christmas in the Kalahari, he shares his experience of his time spent in the Kalahari Desert. In particular, he expresses to his readers, in detail, how his experience was during the annual Christmas custom of slaughtering an ox for their fellow Bushmen neighbors. This tradition has lo...
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Analysis of Banking Concept of Education
Freire states It follows logically from the banking notion of consciousness that the
educator's role is to regulate the way the world "enters into" the
students. His task is to organize a process which already occurs
spontaneously, to "fill" the students by making deposits of information
which he considers to constitute t...
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A Review of My Life in Pink, a 1997 Film
My life in Pink (1997) is a film about the challenges of gender identity and the struggles of accepting unconventional gender norms. In the beginning of the movie, Ludovic Favre, a 7-year-old boy, and his family were celebrating a housewarming after moving into new home in the suburbs. The Fabre’s were adapting well to the...
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Captain Torres as the Villain in Lather and Nothing Else by Hernando Tellez
In the story “Lather and Nothing Else” by Hernando Tellez, Captain Torres is the villain. A villain is a person guilty or capable of a crime or wickedness, or a person who is responsible for intentionally specified trouble, harm and/or damage. Captain Torres is a military authority and executioner who mutilates and kills an...
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Comparison of A Kind of Murder and The Fan Club
“Most of us are proud to say that we live in a free country. But is this really true? Can we call the United States a free country when millions of people face prejudice and discrimination?” (Maynard 23). We are all guilty of prejudice even though we know it’s wrong, sometimes we just can’t help it. But it’s a big issue and...
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