ASSIGNMENT--Brander Matthews & the Philosophy of the Short Story

Brander Matthews & the Short Story

20 points

Brander Matthews

Below is a link to Brander Matthew's essay, "The Philosophy of the Short Story" (1901) Matthews is credited with helping to identify the common characteristics of the short story and give this emerging genre its name.  
Please link to his essay HERE and read pages 1-34. (They are very short pages!) Or you may read the pages below.

After reading the essay,