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"Like a Winding Sheet" is a short story written by Ann Petry. The story was published by Martha Foley in the 1946 volume of "the Best American Short Stories."

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Narrative poetry is poetry that tells a story and has a plot. The poem does not have to rhyme, nor does it have to have a set length.

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The term epic poetry refers to long poems that recount the story concerning either a historical event or a mythic hero's journey or adventure. Some examples of epic poetry are the "Aeneid," "Iliad," "Odyssey," "Gilgamesh...

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