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What is your favorite short story and why?

  1. arthsabi profile image60
    arthsabiposted 6 years ago

    What is your favorite short story and why?

  2. Frannie Dee profile image78
    Frannie Deeposted 6 years ago

    My favorite short story out of all the ones I've written is Salvatore's War because it is actually the true story of my grandfather's experience in WWI.  Everytime I read it, I still cry.  I guess it's because he told this to my mother before he died and when I read it to my 88 year old mother, she cried and told me that it was "perfect".  No prize or money can ever beat that.

  3. duffsmom profile image59
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    "I Stand Here Ironing," by Tillie Olsen because it is a story of everywoman - and reminds me of the times I have contemplated life and my past and my family while doing mundane things.

  4. M. T. Dremer profile image94
    M. T. Dremerposted 6 years ago

    A Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft. He managed to get a novel's worth of information into a short story while skillfully combining horror, science fiction and time travel into a neat little package. Of all his stories that I've read, it leaves the biggest impression on me.

  5. Savva Pelou profile image72
    Savva Pelouposted 6 years ago

    mine has got to be the Hungry caterpillar, its my favourite childhood story book

  6. ishwaryaa22 profile image87
    ishwaryaa22posted 6 years ago

    My favourite short story is The Wife of Bath's tale- What Women Most Desire  from the abridged and simplified Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, one of my favourite short-stories books. It is about an unchivalrous knight who eventually learnt that there is much more than mere beauty in women. This short story got a dash of humour and taught a great deal about human values and morals.

 
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