“Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket” People spend too much time on watching people live than worrying about themselves. They spend countless hours caring for others more than their own life. Sometimes they let their jobs control their life and they have no time to spare for their family. In “Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket,” Jack Finney’s protagonist, Tom Benecke, shows how easy it is to waste time rather than spend spending time with his family.
The story “This Moment” by Adriana Paramo and “ I Remain very sorry for what I did to the little black kitten” by Jenny Boully communicate a theme of regret abandonment and neglect, followed by events that have happened in their life that caused a burden on them from Paramo losing her daughter to the system while Boully regret throwing a helpless car out of the car. The author Adriana Paramo use first person point of view and setting while Jenny Boully use characterization and point of view to convey the theme by allowing the readers to relay great tone to develop the story direct characterization, judgement and the unique style of dialogue. In this Moment ,Paramo helps reveal her theme of life in the essay by using her method and distinctive point of view .The point of view allows the audience to visualize and experience of being inside the characters mind while Boully point of view conveys a image , In the text Paramo states “And I cry .Not
"The Seventh Man" is a reflection on the past by the story's narrator when he was only ten years old. He experienced a terrible tsunami event that took the life of his good friend, K. The narrator had the opportunity to save his friend but he failed to do so which had a traumatic effect on his life. However, should the narrator feel guilty and not forgive himself for his failure to save K? The narrator should not feel guilty for his actions on that tragic day forty years ago and he should forgive himself.
Tim O’Brien in the short story, “The Things They Carried” used constant repetition in the story to communicate important literary themes to his readers. His narrative technique of repetition may have been interpreted to some readers as redundancy or rather strange obsession but this technique one believes is a technique he uses to show the reader how the soldiers or characters experiences the events in their mind through their memories as it was happening-which was sometimes constantly. Such example is the event of death throughout his short story. O’Brien repeatedly recounts the death of Kiowa and Lavender to the reader, each time adding and elaborating on the death in detail. The significance of Kiowa’s death is that is seems to be the pinnacle or center piece of the story to which the characters’s develop and most of the action of the story surrounds itself.
“What did he look like?” Again she paused this time it seemed she didn’t want to answer. “He was skinny and all of his clothes worn, torn ,and old. He had a short grayish black beard and had a very raspy voice. I think he may have been you know ...homeless from the looks of it,” and with the she hurried away to the opposite end of the boat.
A dagger screamed, slicing through the air - or should I say, lack thereof. Time froze and my eyes widened in realization of who the dagger was flying towards. It aimed directly at me. I watched in slow motion as the dagger began to curve in a new direction before identifying it 's new victim. I turned quickly and latched my small hand around his wrist.
Immobile like a statue, silent like a mute, eyes looking up, trying to find the answer to the question - “What’s the next line I suppose to say?” Three years ago, I was standing in front of three judges and a hundred of spectators struggling to remember a line of an oratorical that I had long since memorized. The attention of the audience was undivided. Everyone’s eyes were staring at me, waiting for my lips to move and resume my speech. All ears were expecting to hear a word to be uttered.
Robert Bone’s The Regional Geography of Canada versus, John Warkentin’s A Regional Geography of Canada: Life, Land, Space In both Bone’s The Regional Geography of Canada, and Warkentin’s A Regional Geography of Canada: Life, Land, Space the methods used to look at the province of British Columbia are different.
This short story begins with a man making his was through the white show and sleet of Alaska alone. The temperature is chilling and low. He is not scared or concerned in the cool temperatures as he begins his journey. He does not think about the future problems that can reveal because of the frightful situation. He is full of pride and confidence as he thinks that he will face no opposition.