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Recommended Reading List : English

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Ambrose Bierce - "An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge"

William Faulkner - "Barn Burning" ; "A Rose for Emily"

Nathaniel Hawthorne - "Young Goodman Brown"; "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"

Ernest Hemingway - "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"; "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"; "Hills Like White Elephants"

O. Henry - "The Gift of the Magi"; "The Ransom of Red Chief"

Washington Irving - "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Shirley Jackson - "The Lottery"

James Joyce - "Araby"

Franz Kafka - "Metamorphosis"; "The Hunger Artist"

D.H. Lawrence - "The Rocking Horse Winner"

Gabriel Garcia Marquez - "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"

Herman Melville - "Bartleby, the Scrivener"

Flannery O'Connor - "A Good Man is Hard to Find"; "Everything that Rises Must Converge"; "Good Country People"

Edgar Allan Poe - "The Cask of Amontillado"; "Fall of the House of Usher"; "The Masque of Red Death"; "The Pit and the Pendulum"

Katherine Ann Porter - "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"

John Steinbeck - "The Red Pony"

James Thurber - "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

Eudora Welty - "Why I Live at the P.O."; "The Worn Path"; "The Petrified Man"