The Southern Belle and the Black-Eyed Pea
In Short: How to Teach the Young Adult Short Story
A delightful pastiche on the Princess and the Pea. Henderson Harwell Honeycutt, a proper southern gentlemen, longs to find an authentic Southern Belle. When a young woman with all the apparent virtues of a Southern Belle shows up at his mothers house during a rain storm, Henderson's mother devises the perfect test to see if she is indeed a true Southern Belle.