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Jack the Giant Killer
This story was inspired by a cleric and scholar from the Middle Ages. It is a story told over and over again to several generations.
Short Stories inside the Novel
This article challenges short story writers to write a novel.
My Life with the Wave by Octavio Paz
This was a great short story about love and relationship between the masculine and the feminine. It was a story of laughter and truth.
Heat by Joyce Carol Oates
This is a short story by Joyce Carol Oates. It was a disturbing story about a mentally challenged man and a pair of identical twins.
The Old People by William Faulkner
This was a rite of passage story set in William Faulkner's fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
This is a very short story with a big presence. It snippets a brief experience with honesty and humor written by Sherman Alexie.
A Man Named Horse by Dorothy M. Johnson
This story was based in the old west. Yes, it also made its way to the silver screen in 1970. The original tale seems very distant to the Hollywood version.
Red-Headed Baby by Langston Hughes
This is a story written by Langston Hughes in 1934. It is a fictional story of racism and women.
Alaska by Alice Adams
This is a short story by Alice Adams that is an interesting collection of contrasts and similarities.
The Story of Tuan Mac Cairill by James Stephens
This tale was taken from a book by James Stephens entitled "Irish Fairy Tales." It's a beautifully written story that includes some interesting perceptions from the animal kingdom. James Stephens honored his Irish culture by the retelling and publishing of this and other cultural tales.
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