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Analysis of “The Gallows” – A Short Story that Misses Its Own Point

“The Gallows” is a short story written by Suhayr al-Tall.  It is featured in the compiled novel Arab Women Writers.  In it, the author narrates ‘your’ journey from a dark space (‘you’ being the character in the story to whom the author is speaking, and not necessarily the reader), through a crowded space, and finally […]

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Short Ghost Stories

Abstract: For my project I wrote three short stories and drew a picture. I researched a lot about Chinese superstitions such as foxes, ghosts, and body possession. Some of the stories take place in current and ancient china. The first story, Wife Problems, is about a man who is down on his luck. This takes […]

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