"Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut
The story of a dystopian society where all are equal to the detriment of those who are more gifted. The story is found in the textbook on pages 37-44.
"The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson
The story of an older lady of an established small town and the true presence of evil. The story is found in the textbook on pages 204-214.