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Classic Short Stories

Classic Short Stories
This Web site is dedicated to the short story and to those interested in reading light prose. Fewer and fewer people these days read short stories. This is unfortunate--so few will ever experience the joy that reading such fine work can give. The goal of this site is to give a nice cross section of short stories in the hope that these short stories will excite these people into rediscovering this excellent source of entertainment. Happy reading!

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Inspirational Stories and Motivational Stories This is a collection of inspirational stories and motivational stories. These inspirational short stories are chosen so that it may inspire you. These motivational stories are filled with lessons which we all can take home. 40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School Middle school is a funny place. Students can be mature and insightful one minute, obtuse and petulant the next. Yet even the most resistant scholar will enjoy a good story. The 40 stories below are sometimes surprising, other times hair-raising. They are all guaranteed to raise questions and instigate discussions in your classroom that can lead to meaningful dialogues about what really matters in the lives of your students.

Famous Short Stories For Middle School The Cask of Amontillado- Edgar Allan Poe A man schemes to take revenge on someone who injured and insulted him. This is a dark story with a lot of tension. There’s suspense in the physical action (will the narrator’s revenge be successful?) and the characterization (is the narrator reliable?) Writing a Critical Analysis of a Painting If you are assigned to write about a painting remember that it is not necessary to write a highly technical analysis. You only need to look carefully at the painting then analyze and classify what you see. If you have never written about a painting before, it may be helpful for you to consider the following list when studying the painting. How old is the painting you are writing about?What is its size and proportions?

30 Free Short Stories You Can Read Online Right Now Those of us who love short stories know the magic behind a well-told tale. There are times when you just need a complete story with a beginning, a middle, and an end. And you need it fast. Well, we’ve got some great news:A lot of incredible short stories are actually available online, and you can read them for free right now. It’s the perfect way to spend a lunch break, the moments while dinner is in the oven, or your last few minutes before bedtime.

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