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Watch this History of Literature and Short Story Writing video entitled The Short Story as a Literary Form to study the short story as a literary form.

This online K12 Writing Series video will assist literature students to study the concept and ways of analyzing and writing the Short Story. With this video you will look at how writing developed from oral story telling, beginning with the literary traditions of the ancient cultures, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China. Using Chaucer's Canterburys Tales you will examine the important elements of short story writing; plot, character, setting and theme.

 

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The Short Story as a Literary Form video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Format of a Short Story. Learn about Short Story Writing and The Short Story as a Literary Form. 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.
  • Explain the cultural significance of fables, ballads, romances, myths, legends, folktales, and epics, and discuss their role as precursors to the short story.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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