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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. 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.
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. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many
5. Christmas Short Stories For Students-Cool Classics
Christmas short stories for students can be inspirational.Many are perfect for pre-Christmas lessons,like the classy ones by Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens and even Frank O’Connor. What better time to introduce young students to the joys of great literature and short story technique and style.
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. 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.
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 ´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?
9. Anton Chekhov - Joy - Short Story Review
Anton Chekhov Short Stories - Joy - Take a Master Class from this Short Story Maestro. Warm familial scenes of Russian Victorian domesticity and a sly dig - short story about journalism,media and establishment bureaucracy, story about sons,story about foolishness or story about getting published!
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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