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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

ENG 102 Wozencraft Short Stories

Getting Started

Use the readings here to help you establish a firm understanding of the plot and major themes of each work or collection of stories. The story overviews should provide ideas for further research. The theme explanations often include other works of literature on the same theme. Resources are grouped by author. Scroll through or use the navigation menu to jump to a specific author.

Raymond Carver - Cathedral

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James Baldwin - Sonny's Blues

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Joyce Carol Oates - Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Yellow Wallpaper

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Edgar Allan Poe - The Cask of Amontillado

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Toni Morrison - Recitatif

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Jamaica Kincaid - Girl

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William Faulkner - A Rose for Emily

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez - A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

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