Flying Carpets Summary
Steven Millhauser

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Flying Carpets Overview

Steven Millhauser’s short story, Flying Carpets, chronicles an unnamed character’s recollection of his childhood in which the summer pastime involves children playing with magical flying carpets. It details the protagonist’s initial caution and growing ambition as he becomes more comfortable with flying further as the summer progresses. The story explores themes of coming of age, ambition, imagination, and fantasy.

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