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English Short Story Exam

Strawberry Ice Cream Soda
Author: Irwin Shaw
Setting: Adirondack Hills, NY
Main Characters: Eddie Barnes and Lawrence Barnes
To Build A Fire
Author: Jack London
Setting: Yukon Wilderness, in the winter
Main Characters: The guy, Pepper, his dog
Author: Rosa Guy
Setting: Gogi's apartment
Main Characters: Gogi, Linda, Harry
Gold Bug
Author: E.A. Poe
Setting: Island off the mainland
Characters: Jupiter, Mr. Legant, the little boy
May I Have Your Autograph
Author: Marjorie Sharmat
Setting: Dominion Imperial International Hotel
Characters: Rosalind, Craig the Cat, Wendy
Midnight Snack
Author: Diane Duane
Setting: NY Subways
Characters: Jerry, Beth
Priscilla and the Wimps
Author: Richard Peck
Setting: School
Characters: Priscilla Rosebury, Monk Klutter, Melvin Detweiler
Future Tense
Author: Robert Lypsyte
Setting: School
Characters: Mr. Smith, Gary
Turmoil in a Blue and Beige Bedroom
Author: Judie Angell
Setting: June's Bedroom
Characters: John, June
Do You Want My Opinion
Author: M.E Kerr
Setting: In Johns mind, at school
Characters: John, Lauren Lake
Fourth of July
Author: Robin F. Brancato
Setting: Gas station
Characters: Chuck, Jack
Three People Two Seats
Author: Kevin Major
Setting: A Bus
Characters: Kenny, Brian, Dave
In the Heat
Author: Robert Cormier
Setting: Richy's House, funeral home
Characters: Richy, Richy's dad, Ruth
Author: Maureen Daly
Setting: Ice Rink
Characters: Girl, "Smoothie" Boy
Without Words
Author: Elliot Merrick
Setting:Labrador, in the winter
Characters: Mathieu, Jan Mckenzie
Author: Albert Halper
Setting: Chicago
Characters: Harry, Harry's dad, Sylvia
The Tell Tale Heart
Author: E.A. Poe
Setting: The guy's house
Characters: old guy, his care taker