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Short Stories About Journeys A character can have a psychological journey—and many of these stories contain one—but generally the selections here will also contain some sort of physical trip. These stories might interest an avid reader, or might be suitable short stories for students.
His father wants him to be a responsible wage-earning family man when he grows up, but Paul is drawn to a life of wealth and glamour, so he decides to go to New York. He tries to find a way to talk to him. She tries to go back to her family by bus, but misses her connection, and has to walk thirty miles in the heat.
She encounters many obstacles along the way. Read here Blue Winds Dancing Tom Whitecloud A young Indian-American man, lonely and disillusioned with school, leaves for home to be with his own people again. Read here The Furnished Room O. Henry A young man searches boarding houses looking for the woman he loves, a small-town girl trying to break in to show business.
The Ultimate Safari Nadine Gordimer The narrator, a young girl, tells us that her mother and father left one day and never came back. Her village has been targeted by bandits who have taken everything.
Fearing for their lives, the girl and her extended family set out on a long and difficult trek through South Africa to a refugee camp. After having a look around, the narrator goes on a dreamlike walk.
Head takes his ten-year-old grandson, Nelson, on a trip into the city. She follows it through fields and across roads, and eventually into a shopping center.
She is seasick and nervous; she has some regret about the trip. Read here The Ugliest Pilgrim Doris Betts Violet Karl is traveling to Tulsa, Oklahoma to get healed by a televangelist — she was struck by an axe head as a child which disfigured her face.
As she travels by bus, she meets several people who react to her in different ways. An opportunity arises for him to play in a tennis tournament in Monte Carlo.
He has the idea of taking his daughters on a small trip so they can see the world off the farm. Read here The Blue Jar Isak Dinesen A rich Englishman who only cares about collecting rare China is sailing with his daughter when the ship catches fire.
His daughter is left behind in the confusion. She is rescued by a young sailor, and they float in the lifeboat for nine days before being picked up.
They set out for the next settlement, making a difficult mountain journey. On the way, they meet up with a couple headed for Poker Flat, who share some provisions and direct them to a cabin to rest. Read here By the Waters of Babylon Stephen Vincent Benet The narrator, a young man, is the son of a priest, and will one day be a priest himself.
The people are forbidden to go east to the Dead Places, or to cross the river to the Place of the Gods, except for a priest. There is another more primitive group called the Forest People.
He sets out to the east on a journey.+ free ebooks online. Did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof-reading just one page a day? Go to: Distributed Proofreaders. Related Texts for Module C HSC: Judith Wright, Heart of Darkness, and A Bend in the River.
The hero's journey in some of the films I have seen would include of course Star Wars,The Matrix Trilogy,Kill Bill I. & 2. any number of John Wayne films even Dirty Harry,Christ,Moses> Until watching Joseph Campbell The Power of Myth I think I found new meaning to the hero's journey.
The hero's journey is an ancient story pattern that can be found in texts from thousands of years ago or in newly released Hollywood blockbusters. Jun 13, · Author Topic: Discovery Related Texts - Suggestions (Read times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. issaustin.
Fresh Poster; but where could I find help for Year 11 Journey Related Texts? Prescribed text is Macbeth I'm just really struggling to understand what to look for in a related text Thanks for any help. The basic familiar structure of a journey is commonly used in texts as a way to create a common connection between the reality of the audience and the world of the text, that is, a concept or idea which can be related and compared.