The short story represents a form of creative tinkering that can serve as a springboard to later elaborations and embellishments. Authors often revisit the material covered in their stories more comprehensively as they technically mature and become accomplished writers. Listed below are brief precis of short stories from four acclaimed American authors. Can you name the story being described? Take the quiz: Short & Sweet.
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