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A Journey (Short Story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 16 pages

A Journey is a 1899 short story by notable author Edith Wharton. - AsNotedIn

As she lay in her berth, staring at the shadows overhead, the rush of the wheels was in her brain, driving her deeper and deeper into circles of wakeful lucidity. The sleeping-car had sunk into its night-silence. Through the wet window-pane she watched the sudden lights, the long stretches of hurrying blackness.
Edith Wharton, A Journey

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  • New York Central Terminal, Buffalo, NY At half-past eight the train reached Buffalo. By this time the other passengers were dressed and the berths had been folded back for the day.


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1899/03/25 Edith Wharton Author Written in the 1890s, "A Journey" by Edith Wharton is included in 'The Greater Inclination'.

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Particulars for A Journey (Short Story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Sociology Marriage legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Area of Significance Railroad a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

Original Language: English

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