What Famous Short Story Will Change Your Life?

There are so many well-written short stories out there, just waiting to be read. Which one will change your life forever? Take this quiz now to find out!
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In your opinion, what makes a great story?
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This famous short story follows an English policeman in Burma who is called upon to shoot an elephant. It's a captivating short tale that touches upon the human condition and the effects of imperialism.

'Shooting An Elephant' (George Orwell)

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This short story is about a seductress who runs into her high school crush on vacation 50 years later...then starts to plan his murder. Perfect for those who love a drama-filled, captivating quick read!

'Stone Mattress' (Margaret Antwood)

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Based on a man who is in Africa on safari with his wife dying of gangrene, this short story is a very reflective one, perfect for those who enjoy pondering about life.

'The Snows Of Kilimanjaro' (Ernest Hemingway)

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The protagonist of this story is faced with a very difficult decision: family versus her lover. This tale is perfect for adventure seekers who are always stricken with wanderlust and wondering "what if?"

'Eveline' (James Joyce)

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The perfect short story for anyone who loves fantasy and wonder, this one is about a couple who find an angel in their front yard who can't fly!

'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings' (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

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