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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.
The Man Who Was Almost A Man - A Review
This was a 1961 posthumous story written by Richard Wright, one of American's Black writers who enlightened his fellow citizens of the lives of the African-American community by showing similarities regarding parenting and teenagers.
The Musings of Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin was an American Writer who exposed life in Louisiana. She wrote of Creoles and Cajuns based on first hand experience. She was a Victorian writer who first touch the literary "iceburg theory."
The Old People by William Faulkner
This was a rite of passage story set in William Faulkner's fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.
The Personal Narrative of Edgar Allan Poe
This article explores the personal narrative of the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
The Poor Relation's Story by Charles Dickens
This is a short Christmas story by Charles Dickens. It is fun and silly. It should be a classic, away from the commercialized Santa and reindeer.
The Resurrection of Short Stories.
This article recognizes that short stories are evolving in the current market. It reflects the editor's personal opinion about a dying genre.
The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick - A Review
Cynthia Ozick is an American-Jewish writer who writes closely to her roots. Her short story "The Shawl" unveils the Holocaust on a deeper and intimate level.
The Social Responsibility of Theme in Storytelling
Storytelling is highly suggestive. Fictional writers should be mindful of how much influence fictional stories are to readers. There are consequences to telling tales and we must write with more social responsibility.
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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