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Watch this History of Literature and Short Story Writing video entitled Oral Storytelling An Ancient Tradition to study the tradition of oral storytelling and examine the short story as a literary form.

This online K12 Writing Series video will assist literature and writing students to study and survey the tradition of oral storytelling and explore the historical development of the short story. You will survey the tradition of oral storytelling, by looking at the very beginnings of speech and written language and exploring the story telling traditions of medieval Europe and the Eskimos.

 

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  • Oral Storytelling. Learn about Short Story Writing and Oral Storytelling - An Ancient Tradition. Explore the historical development of the short story, beginning with the literary traditions of the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China, and continuing with the storytelling traditions of medieval Europeans and the Eskimos.
  • Survey the tradition of oral storytelling and examine the short story as a literary form.
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