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As a concentrated form of narrative prose fiction, the short story has been theorised through the traditional elements of dramatic ...

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Nov 11, 2010 ... About Short Stories What is a Short Story? Can you explain what makes a short story? Well, a short story is a short piece of fiction aiming at ...

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Jun 28, 2015 ... We've all read short stories, such as 'A Country Doctor' by Franz Kafka or Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart.' In this lesson, you'll learn...

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Short Story Characteristics. -- Short - Can usually be read in one sitting. -- Concise - Information offered in the story is relevant to the tale being told. This is unlike ...

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Elements and Characteristics of Short Stories. Short stories tend to be less complex than novels. Usually, a short story will focus on only one incident, has a  ...

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Mar 22, 2004 ... A short story is a short work of fiction. Fiction, as you know, is prose writing about imagined events and characters. Prose writing differs from ...

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The following are essential features of the short story. CHARACTERISTICS OF A SHORT STORY. A short story should create a single impression. It should be ...

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Writing a short story is not an exact science, and any definition can be general at best. For every rule named here, we can find short stories that ignore the rule.

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Short story, brief fictional prose narrative that is shorter than a novel and that ..... Poe believed that the definitive characteristic of the short story was its unity of ...

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Unnecessary words are simply omitted – they are a luxury that the short story writer cannot afford. In this collection of short stories, each story can be read in less ...