Short Story Discussions: Summarizing Plots

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In the space provided, summarize the plot of at least one of the short stories available in the links below. The short stories will open in a separate browser window (if they don't, reset your browser to allow pop-ups). Do your best with grammar and punctuation; your instructor will comment on these areas. Your instructor will provide feedback in the next three or four days.

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  1. The Use of Force, William Carlos Williams. A doctor has a problem with a sick child.

  1. The Country Doctor, Ivan Turgenev. Another doctor recalls a beautiful patient.

  1. The Lottery, Shirley Jackson. A small town has a frightening ritual.

  1. The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell. How would you like to be hunted like wild game?

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