Short Story Masterpieces - 'Innocence', 'The Nightingames Sing', 'Flowering Judas', 'The Valliant Woman', and 'The Eighty Yard Run' Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Short Story Masterpieces.
This section contains 1,773 words
(approx. 5 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Short Story Masterpieces Study Guide

'Innocence', 'The Nightingames Sing', 'Flowering Judas', 'The Valliant Woman', and 'The Eighty Yard Run' Summary

'Innocence' begins with a father who is helping his son prepare for his first Confession. He remembers his own Confessions as a child, and remembers the first few, when confessions were only admittances of lies to parents and disrespect. However, he also recalls his first confession when he realized he had committed a severe sin. Frightened, the priest asked several questions, and he can recall the fear and anguish he felt. He returned home and lied to his mother, knowing he would have to confess that lie, as well. He found out during his next confession that he had not, in fact, committed adultery, but he still recalls the emotions, and feels for his son.

In 'The...

(read more from the 'Innocence', 'The Nightingames Sing', 'Flowering Judas', 'The Valliant Woman', and 'The Eighty Yard Run' Summary)

This section contains 1,773 words
(approx. 5 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Short Story Masterpieces Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Short Story Masterpieces from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook