My son the fanatic ‘’.And do you always have to have that unbothered, irritated expression on your face every time I attempt to have a civil conversation with you!’’ yelled my mother exasperated while I looked everywhere else apart from her now angry red face. It was a typical mother-son, parent-child
adaptations of the Hemingway’ short story The Killers
compari­son with the story itself
11 May 2015
A short story The
Killers was firstly published in Scribner’s Magazine on March 1927
(Moddelmog and Gizzo 6).
PART ONE Chapter One Summary: Briony has finished writing the Trials of Arabella for her brother’s return (Leon). Her room and stories are describing, reflecting aspects of her personality that align with her future actions. The cousins from the north are arrive (Lola Quincey and the twins, Jackson
Category: Fiction (Short Story: Mystery) Word Count: 905 words
A 'Friend' in Silence
Four years ago, there was this twelve year-old girl who happened to be caught in such a heart-breaking car accident.
She lost her beloved family−the people that she would most likely describe as her source of strength and happiness. She was the only one who could get past the long, painful, and suffocating treatments in a horrible, smelly−not to mention, dead-body filled place called the hospital. The thing is, even being the one who survived, she can no longer see the beauty of sun rise, the serene blue oceans, the unblinking starry nights, or anything the universe can offer to be seen by anyone who owns a pair of healthy eyes.
Day after day, she turned into somebody else.
In spite of her disability to see, she couldn't help but feel the inevitable sensation of being looked at pitifully. And she was fit to be tied when all those unnecessary stares shot towards her from almost everyone she met. She despised her life and continuously blame her dreary fate. She spent most of her time in places where people could barely see her, so then they wouldn't add more pain onto her already wounded soul with their looks of pity.
If the matter is about to be put into an analogy, it'd be more like a torn book got labelled as the uninteresting one, hid in the bottom row of dusted shelves so it can't be found fo.....[read full text]
Moreover, she feels that her knotted strings of soul had actually collided with him in a way that no one will ever could. But for some inexplicable reasons, in the mean times she still craves for her life to come to an end rather sooner than later. Leaving herself and her one and only friend so many unanswered questions. One of the questions might be like 'Shouldn't she at least become a bit more grateful and happier for she is already given a 'friend' in her quiet life?'
Until one day, she finally figured it out, that her friend is actually something more than just an untouchable company in .....