Category Archives: Short Stories

Great short stories for study, model-based writing, narration, dictation, and enjoyment.

The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry

The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry NOTE: If you would like to view a dramatized version of the story, a 1952 video version of “The Ransom of Red Chief” can be found at e1-resources/the-ransom-of-red-chief-dramatized. It looked like a good … Continue reading

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The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant Translated by: Albert M. C. McMaster, B.A., A. E. Henderson, B.A., Mme. Quesada and others NOTE: If you would like to listen to the story as you read, an audio version of The Diamond Necklace can … Continue reading

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A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett

A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett NOTE: If you would like to listen to an audio version of the story, you will find a recording at e1-resources/the-white-heron-audio. I. The woods were already filled with shadows one June evening, just before … Continue reading

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