eBook Short Stories for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context and Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 47
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  • ISBN-10: 1410328643
  • ISBN-13: 9781410328649
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - College Senior
  • 308 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2017, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Each volume of Short Stories For Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14 works from various cultures and time periods. Each story covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.

This volume presents vital information on a dozen of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme.

See Table of Contents for the works included in this volume. Please note that the entire For Students series is available in ebook format.

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Short Stories for Students Series

Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, with criticism at high school students’ interest and reading levels.
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more information on the classics or bestsellers they’re reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides read-a-likes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry based activities.
  • Title lists correlate well with textbooks, anthologies.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410328597 | ISBN-13: 9781410328595

Table of Contents

Blow-Up, by Julio Cortázar
The Company of Wolves, by Angela Carter
The Dead Past, by Isaac Asimov
The Duchess and the Jeweller, by Virginia Woolf
The End of the Party, by Graham Greene
Fish Cheeks, by Amy Tan
Gabriel-Ernest, by H. H. Munro
Geraldo No Last Name, by Sandra Cisneros
Ghosts, by Edwidge Danticat
The Heathen, by Jack London
The Three-Day Blow, by Ernest Hemingway
Tony Takitani, by Haruki Murakami
Two Words, by Isabel Allende
Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri