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Here are the top ten articles for the Short Stories Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Stories That Make You Cry-The Little Match Girl
Such a short sad story to make you cry! A little girl, like many of the world's exploited children of today, dies in an effort to bring in some money for her family. She is found, frozen to death next morning.Yes,it's The Little Match Girl fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen.
4. Flight - Doris Lessing - Short Story Review
This Short Story review of "Flight" by Doris Lessing examines some St Valentine's Day concerns. First Love, Teen Romance, Parental Responsibilities, Marriage Commitment, Separation Amxiety, Letting Go and Empty Nest syndrome. Negative feelings of Jealousy and Possessiveness appear too.
5. The Old People by William Faulkner
This was a rite of passage story set in William Faulkner's fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.
6. Learning Activities for The Little Match Girl Short Story
A Short Story like Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Match Girl" can provide a perfect motivating drive for Learning Activities right across the curriculum. Homeschooling parents,or parents wanting to give children extra Educational Resources can find out how with these tips and fun activities.
7. The Ghost in the Mill - A Review
This is a great ghost story told by Sam Lawson Of Oldtown, Massachusetts, a fictitional character created by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This short story made its debut around 1880 in "The Atlantic Monthly."
8. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many
9. Maxine Hong Kingston
A Woman Warrior and Pioneer
10. A Lady of Bayou St. John - A Review
This is a romantic and revealing story by Kate Chopin. It was written in 1894 and part of her "Bayou Folk" collection. It was set in New Orleans and gives an explanation of the power of widowhood.
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