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Watch this History of Literature and Short Story Writing video entitled The Short Story as an Ever-changing Form to study the cultural significance of fables, ballads, romances, myths, legends, folktales, and epic poems, and discuss their role as precursors to the short story.

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  • Short Story Forms. Learn about Short Story Writing and The Short Story as an Ever-changing 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.
  • Analyze the elements of the short story using excerpts and summaries from works by Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, and Katherine Mansfield that show character development, setting, mood, plot, conflict, theme, point of view, and the author's writing style.
  • Explain the cultural significance of fables, ballads, romances, myths, legends, folktales, and epics, and discuss their role as precursors to the short story.
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