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Two Short Stories–Adichie and Carver

I read “Ceiling” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in “The Best American Short Stories 2011,” ed. by Geraldine Brooks and “Feathers” by Raymond Carver in “Cathedral.” In “Ceiling” Obinze thinks about the woman he dated before he married Kosi. The way the story moves between the past and present is a good case study of how …

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