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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. John Updike Short Stories-'Separating'
John Updike,author of short stories and novels such as Witches of Eastwick, died this month aged 76.Among his early stories about a couple (the īMaplesī)is īSeparating.īBut is the story really about the end of a marriage or more about the start of a mental health condition signalled by depression?
2. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many
3. The End of Something - Ernest Hemingway
Unusual Gifts For Men - Stories by Ernest Hemingway -Summer's coming,soon there'll be teen vacations and summer camp. boating and fishing.This teen sweetheart story describes two teens who go moonlight fishing. Sounds romantic? Maybe not!Clues are in the title-and memories of teen angst!
4. Toni Cade Bambara
Woman, Writer, Feminist - A look at a rich life.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Dreamy Fairy Tales For Children-Princess Stories
Dreamy fairy tales for children don't come more floaty than this traditional royal fairytale with everything-including a whole host of princesses,floaty dream-like illustrations,wishes and-hopefully-a prince!Princess stories for kids are popular and can enhance even kindergarten pre-reading skills.
9. 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.
10. Hunters in the Snow - A Review
Tobias Wolff's story explores the way men experience relationships with one another and their circumstances. This story is full of tension and cold. It shows the complexities of men and their world with twists of dark humor.
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