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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. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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."

5. 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!

6. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many

7. 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.

8. 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?

9. The Old People by William Faulkner
This was a rite of passage story set in William Faulkner's fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

10. 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.



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