How to Develop the Theme in Short Stories?

Answer All short stories should have a central theme or underlying idea to drive the character's motivation and peak the reader's interest. Writer's Digest defines theme as, "the emotion you want readers ... Read More »

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How to Use an Incident to Develop a Short Story Theme?

A short story can be practically written about anything you want to. It is just finding the right words and using a bit of imagination.

Short Stories for Intermediate ESL?

Short stories open up a world of literature to English as a second language (ESL) students. Incorporating short stories into your students' lessons along with other types of authentic reading mater... Read More »

How to Italicize Short Stories?

If you have read a short story and are required to write a paper about the story that you read, then you will need to include a "Works Cited" or "Bibliography" with your paper. Citing a short story... Read More »

How to Interpret Short Stories?

People throughout history have told stories. In early times they sketched them on the walls of caves and told stories around cook fires. Kings valued their storytellers both for the messages they m... Read More »