White Heron Study Guides

  • A White Heron

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  • A White Heron and Other Stories

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    A White Heron and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction by Sarah Orne Jewett. The title story follows the struggle of a girl named Sylvia, transplanted suddenly from her life in the city to the marshy tranquility of her grandmother's country home. Sylvia sees a rare white heron and is later asked to locate it by a hunter looking to kill and stuff it. He promises friendship and money, but Sylvia ultimately chooses to protect the bird.