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Sarah Orne Jewett Biography

Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett (1840-1909) was an American author born in South Berwick, Maine, on the 3rd of September 1849. She was a daughter of the physician Theodore H. Jewett (1815-1878), by whom she was greatly influenced, and … Continue reading

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A Worn Path by Eudora Welty

A Worn Path by Eudora Welty It was December—a bright frozen day in the early morning. Far out in the country there was an old Negro woman with her head tied red rag, coming along a path through the pinewoods. … Continue reading

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“A White Heron” Audio

Listen to “A White Heron” audio “A White Heron,” an 1886 short story by American author Sarah Orne Jewett, features Sylvia, a young girl who comes from a big city to live in the country with her grandmother. As she searches … Continue reading

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“The Ransom of Red Chief” Dramatized

“The Ransom of Red Chief” Dramatized O. Henry is the pseudonym of American author William Sydney Porter, who is best known for his funny, warm, short stories with surprise endings. In the video below, Shep O’Neal does a fine dramatic reading of … Continue reading

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“The Diamond Necklace” Audio

“The Diamond Necklace” (La Parure) is a short story by French author Guy De Maupassant. It was first published in 1884 in the French newspaper, Le Gaulois, and has become one of De Maupassant’s most popular tales. If you would … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Focus Texts

Introduction to Literature study guide In this first level of Excellence in Literature, students will become familiar with the lesson format they’ll use through all five years of the curriculum. Introduction to Literature is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. … Continue reading

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Dr. Randy Laist Analysis of Eudora Welty’s A Worn Path

In this helpful video, Dr. Randy Laist from Goodwin College analyzes Eudora Welty’s short story, “A Worn Path.” Other Introduction to Literature (E1) videos

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Dramatization of Eudora Welty’s story A Worn Path

This dramatization of Eudora Welty’s short story, “A Worn Path,” may help you to visualize what happens. Other Introduction to Literature (E1) videos

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The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe

The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe NOTE: If you would like to view a dramatized version of the story, a 1952 video version of “The Purloined Letter” can be found at e1-resources/the-purloined-letter-dramatized. Poe has a prodigious vocabulary, so be sure … Continue reading

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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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