english short stories

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Take Pity by Bernard Malamud (Analysis & Summary)

The story “Take Pity” deals with the personality of two persons with the background of a socio-politico economic slump after the terrific effects of war. Rosen is replete with pity whereas...

Rappaccini’s Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Summary & Analysis)

“Rappaccini’s Daughter” is a fantasy in English literature, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It deals with the scientific research of a well-known Dr. Rappaccini who has grown up in a...

Patriot into Traitor by Robert Browning

The poem, “Patriot into Traitor” by Robert Browning is a dramatic monologue. It is about the political ups and downs in the life of a political person in underdeveloped countries. In the w...

Hosts and Guests by Max Beerbohm

The writer differentiates between hosts and guests humorously and points out their merits and demerits in the essay, “Hosts and Guests”. He says that the ancient Romans did not make any difference bet...

My Tailor by Stephen Leacock (Summary)

In “My Tailor”, Stephen Leacock throws light on the character and personality of his tailor in humorous way. His tailor had been sewing his clothes for the last thirty years. He always fou...