The Question - Justin Jordan Professor Dallas ENG101 M...

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Justin Jordan Professor Dallas 2 April 2008 The Question Recently I read the short story, “The Storm”, by McKnight Malmar. Malmar is a writer who was born in Albany, New York in 1903, and who eventually grew up in suburban New York. She then made Virginia her home as an adult. I haven’t read any other work by her but after reading this short story I was really impressed. The whole story wasn’t perfect but as you read on it defiantly got really good and hard to put down. The ending made you want more. The beginning started out really slow. I wasn’t really pulled into the story at first at all. I really wasn’t into the wife, Janet, being frantic throughout the whole story. Every time she heard a tiny thing she got scared. I mean yes it would be scary for a woman out in the middle of nowhere in a thunderstorm alone, but honestly I’m sure it wasn’t the first time. What would make that thunderstorm so horrible? She mentioned her husband being gone all the time, so right there is your proof that it probably wasn’t the first time. Here is the line where it is stated on page 245 paragraph one, “even before she had left he
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