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Darinda
Read in The Stephen Crane Megapack: 94 Classic Works by the Author of The Red Badge of Courage.

A poor child from the wrong side of the tracks is wandering through a more affluent neighborhood. He sees another child playing with a toy. He decides he wants said toy.

This short story is symbolic of class and socioeconomic status. It's still relevant over one hundred years after it was originally published.
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Stephen Crane was an American novelist, poet and journalist, best known for the novel Red Badge of Courage. That work introduced the reading world to Crane's striking prose, a mix of impressionism, naturalism and symbolism. He died at age 28 in Badenweiler, Baden, Germany.

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