A couple of years ago I posted a short animated telling of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. This morning Open Culture featured a longer animated version of the same story. Both versions are embedded below.
the old man and the sea from Marcel Schindler on Vimeo.
In looking up the shorter of the two animations above I came across a post from four years ago in which I featured a short animation of Poe's Tell Tale Heart. That video is embedded below.
Applications for Education
Watching these animations is not a replacement for reading the stories, but they could make good support material for students who struggle with reading the text.