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Read six short stories and summarize.   Write 6+ sentences for each summary.  Describe the journalist questions (who, what, when, where, why, how) as well as address the dominant elements such as protagonist, antagonist, setting, conflict, theme, point of view, plot, tone, figurative language, author, title.

A Rose for Emily (William Faulkner)

Araby (James Joyce)

A & P (Updike)

Eveline (Joyce)

A Worn Path (Eudora Welty)

A Visit of Charity (Eudora Welty)

Battle Royal (Ralph Ellison)

Cask of Amontillado (Edgar A. Poe)

Desirees Baby (Kate Chopin)

Sleepy (Anton Chekhov)

Sonnys Blues (James Baldwin)

Story of Sinuhe (Egyptian)

Sweat (Zora Hurston)

Tell-Tale Heart (Edgar A. Poe)

Thank You Mamam (Langston Hughes)

The Birthmark (Nathaniel Hawthorne)

The Black Panther (Ta-Nehisi Coates)

The Jacket (Gary Soto)

The Masque of the Red Death (Edgar A. Poe)

The Story of an Hour (Kate Chopin)

The Storm (Kate Chopin)

The Wife of His Youth (Charles Chesnutt)

The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins)

Two Kinds (Amy Tan)

Young Goodman Brown (Nathaniel Hawthorne)

The Lottery (Johnson)

Orientation (Orozco

I Stand Here Ironing (Olsen)

Girl (Kincaid