[PW] ? Quotes from Famous Short Stories (Quotation Query #792)

Barbara Schmidt schmidtbrb at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 12:55:39 PST 2018


Oh, my, Fred.  Mark Twain wrote a lot of short stories.

Barb

On Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:26 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
wrote:

> Quotation dictionaries don't usually include many quotations from short
> stories, but I'm trying to do so in my upcoming revised edition.  Can
> anyone point me to crucial or particularly memorable quotes from any of
> these famous short stories:
>
>
> Anton Chekhov, "The Bet"
>
> Joyce Carol Oates, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
>
> Raymond Carver, "Cathedral"
>
>
> Or, for that matter, I would welcome any suggestions of crucial or
> particularly memorable quotes from other short stories as well.
>
> Fred Shapiro
>
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