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ENG215 LEC01

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Department
English
Course
ENG215H1
Professor
Sarah Caskey
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 1Short storiesbrief work of prose fiction tending to be no longer than 10 000 wordsAristotlediffers from a novel magnitudethstEdgar Allan Poe 19 century American1 theorist of short storyoProse tale is narrative read at one sitting fromhour2 hours and it is limited at which every detail oPrescriptive that short story is limiting to a single Because of story shortness people believed it was limited character intro space etcSingle mood and single impressionAll elements are presentDeals with one scene and incidentContemporary theorists critics emphasize what short stories can and cant do CANoExpansivenessoDepthoDensityoComplexityoAmbiguityoTextureoOpennessGenre isnt limited to a character scene plot etcoDetermined by authors artistic goals and authorityoShort story can be anything that author writes it to beFrank DavyDevelopment of Canadian short stories occurred
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