Classic Literature – “The Open Boat” is a short story by American author Stephen Crane. It is based on Crane’s experience of surviving a shipwreck off the coast of Florida.
This classic short story explored the horrors of “downsizing” long before the term became a fashionable catchword for the elimination of jobs and subsequent mass firings of loyal employees who often don’t see it coming.
In “A Pair of Silk Stockings,” Little Mrs. Sommers faces a minor dilemma that eventually becomes a conscious expression of her desire to return to a past that she can no longer have
First published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. The Black Cat is a study of the psychology of guilt, often paired in analysis with Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”.