Short Stories for Students

Short Stories for Students

Volume 18 Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories

eBook - 2003
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Presents vital information on the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2003.
ISBN: 9780787692896
0787692891
9780787642709
0787642703
0787642703
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Galens, David
Contents: Africans
Shelia Kohler
Because my father always said he was the only Indian who saw Jimi Hendrix play "the star-spangled banner" at Woodstock
Sherman Alexie
Brazzaville teen-ager
Bruce Jay Friedman
Conversion of the Jews
Philip Roth
Far and the near
Thomas Wolfe
Half-skinned steer
E. Annie Proulx
"If I forget thee, o earth ..."
Arthur C. Clarke
Journey into a dark heart
Peter Hoeg
Legend of the Christmas rose
Selma Lagerlof
Mammon and the archer
O. Henry
Mrs. Dutta writes a letter
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Rockpile
James Baldwin
Three Thanksgivings
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Toxic donut
Terry Bisson
Way it felt to be falling
Kim Edwards.
Summary: Presents vital information on the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.

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