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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. 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.
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. Big Bertha Stories - A Review
This is a contemporary story about a Vietnam War Veteran who has difficulty adjusting to life with his family. It is an honest portrayal written by Bobbie Ann Mason of Kentucky.
4. 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 ´Maples´)is ´Separating.´But is the story really about the end of a marriage or more about the start of a mental health condition signalled by depression?
5. The Old People by William Faulkner
This was a rite of passage story set in William Faulkner's fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.
6. A Christmas Reminisce
A life narrative as told by Miss Ella Bartlett on December 23, 1939 for the Federal Writers´ Project
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. Mark Twain
An American Folklorist
9. 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.
10. Alaska by Alice Adams
This is a short story by Alice Adams that is an interesting collection of contrasts and similarities.
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