Short essay on the story of an hour

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Most short stories illumine a single dark corner, narrowly circumscribed. They follow the time-revered rule: Limit your short story to a specific time, place, event, interaction or character’s evolution. But the short story can be a more versatile genre than your high school English teacher sermonized. If we stick to too...

“Every story has an end, but in life every ending is just a new beginning,” says Dakota Fanning’s character in  Uptown Girls .

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Dudley Clendinen is a former national correspondent and editorial writer for The Times, and author of “A Place Called Canterbury.”

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Short essay on the story of an hour

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Most short stories illumine a single dark corner, narrowly circumscribed. They follow the time-revered rule: Limit your short story to a specific time, place, event, interaction or character’s evolution. But the short story can be a more versatile genre than your high school English teacher sermonized. If we stick to too...

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Short essay on the story of an hour

“Every story has an end, but in life every ending is just a new beginning,” says Dakota Fanning’s character in  Uptown Girls .

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