Analysis of «Appointment with love» by S.I.Kishor
Sulamith Ish-kishor (1896 - 1977) was an American writer. She was born in London, England, and began writing at an early age. In fact, many of her poems were published by the time she was 10. Like the family in her novel Our Eddie, her family moved to New York City. At Hunter College, she studied languages and history. She wrote widely, and was published in several magazines, including The New Yorker, Saturday Review, and Reader's Digest. Her now-classic story of a long-distance correspondence and its fateful conclusion, "The Rose," was published in a 1943 edition of Collier's and was subsequently plagiarized by preacher-author Max Lucado in a 1992 collection. Her books included Children's History of Israel and The Carpet of Solomon. The short story, "Appointment with Love”, by S.I. Kishor, is a romantic story about a young lieutenant Blandford and lady, Hollis Meynell, who had fallen in love with each other. The author shows us the possibility of existence a real strong relationships even thorough a great distances and the fact that two people can be very close to each other even having never seen each other. The young lieutenant Blandford serves during the war time, while once he faced some witty notes in the book he had been reading. They were made by a woman, whom he contacted later and who has had the power to reach inside of him through writing and renew his strength even from a far. They have been in touch during thirteen years. This time the woman, who was 30, supported the lieutenant and they both trusted their true inner feelings and instincts. Now the tall young lieutenant was waiting for this woman in Grand Central Station and worried a lot. They knew about each other only from their own words. The first woman he saw was a beautiful lady, wearing a green suit but she had no red rose on her jacket, as it was in their agreement to identify each other. Then he turned around and a woman well past forty...
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