Compare and Contrast
Fact and Opinion
Main / Central Idea
Point of View
Rhythm & Rhyme
Adventure stories and
thrillers focus on danger, risks, and unknown outcomes. Usually there are
twists and turns in the plot, and lots of exciting action. It is fast-paced and
often includes memorable characters.
by Johnston McCulley from The Curse of Capistrano
Chapter 9 passage: This passage from the original Zo...
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
A man describes growing up with his pirate parents a...
by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
Chapter 11 passage: Published in 1818, Mary Shelley'...
Chapter V passage: Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Franke...
by Stephen Crane from The Red Badge of Courage
Chapter I passage: Stephen Crane's classic tale "The...
by Charles Dickens from Great Expectations
Chapter I passage: Charles Dickens published "Great ...
by May Kellogg Sullivan from A Woman Who Went to Alaska
Chapter IV passage: During the Klondike Gold Rush in...
by John Muir from Stickeen
In 1879, noted naturalist John Muir went to Alaska t...
by Kenneth Grahame from The Wind in the Willows
Chapter II passage: “The Wind in the Willows" was wr...
by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra
Chapter V passage: After arriving in California in 1...