January 2

Russian-born science fiction writer Isaac Asimov born

January 2, 1920

American writer Stephen Crane survives the sinking of The Commodore off the coast of Florida

January 2, 1897

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  • Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

    The harrowing adventure of four men fighting for survival after a shipwreck is chronicled by Stephen Crane in "The Open Boat."  Students learn about narration, point of view, and man's relationship to nature in this classic example of American literary naturalism.

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