This study guide will help you analyse the short story “Examination Day” by Henry Slesar. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
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Title: “Examination Day” (1958)
Author: Henry Slesar
Genre: Short story
Henry Slesar (1927-2002) was an American writer, playwright, and copywriter. He is known for his use of irony and his twist endings. A prolific writer of short fiction, Slesar also wrote many scripts for soap-operas and several television series, and had a successful long-term collaboration with famous English film director Alfred Hitchcock. The short story “Examination Day” was first published in American magazine Playboy.
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