A Future Success Story

It was May 2029 and I was in Logan International Airport, having just arrived from London. I was there to receive the Leontief Prize of the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. As I stepped out into the warm spring air of Massachusetts, I inhaled the clean air and thought of what I […]

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Conflict – personal short story

Rachel stood in front of the mirror and stared hard at the reflection looking back at her. She was a sensible girl, with dark hair to her shoulders and deep brown eyes. Just last week, she’d celebrated her eighteenth birthday – three days after finishing her A-levels. In a few months she was meant to […]

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Contemplation – personal short story

The door shut; Joel was gone. The last time he would walk out of his dorm, down the cold, echoey corridor and through the gates of Ackley College. Ackley was the kind of school that was on the front of a thousand glossy education magazine, always showing some hot-shot guy on a horse jumping over […]

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“The Yellow Wall-Paper”

This paper discusses the main character and her cry for freedom in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story “The Yellow Wall-Paper” The short story “The Yellow Wall-Paper” written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a cry for freedom. This story is about a woman who fights for her right to express what she feels, and fights for […]

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Visitors – Short Story

Visitors is a short story written by Brian Moon that is based in an alternate reality. The text uses the conventions of this society to convey the effects of the legalisation of anything in a society. The author’s use and application of narrative conventions, especially Characterisation, Style, Setting and Point of view, help to convey […]

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“The Murders in the Rue Morgue”

A review of Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, a classic detective story is played out in a seedy Paris suburb. The story begins as the narrator meets Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin, […]

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