Flying Lessons & Other Stories - Foreword Summary & Analysis

Oh, Ellen
This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Flying Lessons & Other Stories.
This section contains 404 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flying Lessons & Other Stories Study Guide

Summary

Flying Lessons & Other Stories is a short story collection featuring the work of ten different authors. The collection was edited by Ellen Oh. The stories in the collection vary in terms of narrator, point of view, and subject matter.

The collection opens with a foreword by Ellen Oh in which she relays an anecdote about finding a stray cat in the street. She became incredibly attached to the cat as she carried him home, even naming him George. Yet when she arrived home, her parents saw that George had scratched her repeatedly and that Oh was clearly allergic to cats.

Oh describes how her family loves to tell this story at all sorts of gatherings, and while it may be embarrassing, she points to how valuable stories can be. Oh then transitions to talking about the importance of the stories in the collection. She...

(read more from the Foreword Summary)

This section contains 404 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flying Lessons & Other Stories Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Flying Lessons & Other Stories from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook