Kate Chopin Tribute

  Kate Chopin (1850-1904) was a writer of short stories and two novels. Her work would fall into the category of realistic fiction/realism. Her short stories were popular during her time but her career went downhill after the publishing of The Awakening due to the novel's controversial subject matter. However, she was later considered one... Continue Reading →


Greats Short Stories #1

I feel like giving the short story more attention today. It's the best form of literature next to the novel. And since everyone talks about life-changing books, I'm going to talk about short stories that are life-changing. By life-changing, I basically just mean they're really good and had a tremendous impact on me after reading.... Continue Reading →

January 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

January was a good month for reading, overall. Here is what I read. #1: The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry A short story by O.Henry. It's a nice little read about a bratty child being kidnapped. The premise is good but I didn't think the story lived up to its full potential. 3.5/5... Continue Reading →

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