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    push someone to do things they did never do. The four detective stories are suspenseful because of the plots, detectives, and criminals. (Thesis) The four stories, “Full Circle”, “Utterly Perfect Murder”, “Wasp’s Nest”, and “The Great Taos Bank Robbery” show how all of these stories are suspenseful. (Preview) During the story, “Full Circle”, the criminals, detectives, and plot are a perfect example of showing suspense. In the short story, the detective’s name is Kinsey Milhone. Her actions express

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    The Bank Of Affection Love; it's a strange and peculiar concept to the human mind. It has the power to affect one's persona drastically; it may make the meekest individual strong and the most ardent person frail. Many falsely accuse the power of endearment with a misnomer, often referred to as lust. The term lust is defined as an intense desire. Between the crosshairs of love and lust, lies an entity that is commonly seen in many folly love-struck youth. This strange facet of endearment is best

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    The short story “Bullet in the Brain” by author Tobias Wolff centers around the theme of cynicism and its portrayal of how being so full of oneself and relying purely on intellect in life may end up having negative consequences. The story follows the protagonist, Anders, as he finds himself at gunpoint during a bank robbery before he is ultimately shot dead because of his haughty behavior and experiences one last memory. Though this last memory was not one of a particularly interesting moment in

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    the man with the gun, you will get a bullet in the brain The short story, "Bullet in the brain, by Tobias Wolff," Is told through third person narration, the narrator has unlimited omniscience. The protagonist is Ander's, He is suffering from ennui and alienation. Ander's seems to have distanced himself from others and created his own reality in his head instead of the world around him; causing the world around him to become like a story. Which he despises because of his line of work, a book critic

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    are names that are heard quite often, and the story behind them is far more astounding. Having been both poor folk from the Southern part of the USA, they lived very difficult lives where they would have to undertake arduous jobs for the

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    Change O. Henry’s short story, “A Retrieved Reformation,” shows a man’s journey through rehabilitation. In the story, Jimmy Valentine is in jail for robbery. Then is allowed to leave in hope he has finally learned from his past mistakes and will stop robbing people to get what he desires. When Jimmy leaves, he robs many more banks but does not get caught. Jimmy then goes to a small town so the cops won’t be able to find him, and the town has a train station for him to make a quick getaway. When Jimmy

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    In the short story “Retrieved Reformation” by O.Henry. The author uses allusion, symbolism and verbal irony to keep the reader entertained. First O.Henry used aullison to keep the reader entertained. In the middle of Story jimmy compared to a phoenix being reborn into a new man Ralph Spencer. For example “Mr. Ralph Spencer, The phoenix that arose from jimmy's ashes.”(5) This shows allusion because it refers to a phoenix a bird which is reborn in it's ashes, showing he's changed. This interests

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    You are a bank teller at Central Bank in downtown Burnt Hills. You were working this morning when your bank was robbed” Edmunds explains. “Dr. Lozano says you are suffering from short-term memory loss, a fairly common condition when recovering from a trauma incident. You should have your memory back by the end of the day. Sleeping will help bring

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    and the theme of the two short stories. Within Bullet In The Brain, there is a book critic by the name Anders, who experiences one final memory after being shot in the head during a bank robbery. Anders couldn't get to the bank until just before it closed, so of course, the line was endless, and he got stuck behind two women whose conversation put him in an aggressive temper. He is portrayed as being pompous and unsympathetic, that he even begins to critic the bank robbers even when having a

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    Analysis Essay In the short story Bullet in the Brain, Tobias Wolff creates a sarcastically doughty character by the name of Anders. However, it becomes transparent that beneath this stone-cold portrayal of a man resides a troubled past. Throughout the story, Ander’s life struggles slowly begin to show through the cracks, giving the reader insight into what has turned him into such a hateful man. Another interesting character in the story is the man who takes charge of the robbery. He remains unnamed

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