300 short stories:: story 238

story: “Adventure”

author: Sherwood Anderson

year: 1919

where: Home with Big Gate

note: Referenced in Charles Baxter’s Burning Down the House

a line: “It is not him that I want,” she told herself; “I want to avoid being so much alone. If I am not careful I will grow unaccustomed to being with people.”

theme(s): Unrequited love

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