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Short Stories for College Students
A wide selection of short fiction appropriate for college / university students.
Analyzing Short Stories: Vanier College
Tips on analyzing short stories by considering the plot, setting, characters, point of view, imagery, symbolism, tone, irony, and the theme.
Project Gutenberg: Short Stories
A free collection of short stories from around the world with a focus on older works.
Search short stories by author or title. Also includes related links to other sites with collected short stories or to individual short story writers.
Short Stories at East of the Web
You can browse the library by genre or search it for a title, author or keyword. Clicking on an author's name lists all their stories along with further information and links. Stories can be read online, printed or downloaded for reading offline or on handheld devices