Short Story Masterpieces - 'A Country Love Story', 'Flight' and 'A Red-Letter Day' Summary & Analysis

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'A Country Love Story', 'Flight' and 'A Red-Letter Day' Summary

'A Country Love Story' tells the tale of Daniel and May, a young couple who move into the country to help Daniel recover from a bout of tuberculosis that kept him in the hospital previously. Daniel is twenty years May's senior at age fifty, and the doctors believe that country life will suit him for some time. The house they purchase has a sleigh in front that is rather old, but the couple decide to let it remain. Over the winter, Daniel becomes a workaholic, and angry and short with May as she attempts to assist him. Lonely and hurt, May soon dreams up a lover, and visualizes him in the old sleigh. Daniel senses her distance, and believes she blames him for his illness. One day...

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