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    Badheka‚Gijubhai ( 1885 -1939 ) Girijashanker Badheka‚ generally known as Gijubhai‚ the most outstanding personality in the field of pre-primary education‚ was born to Bhagwanji and Sm. Kashiba of Vala in Saurashtra at Chittal 9Saurashtra) in the house of his maternal grandfather on 15 November 1885. He had his early education at a primary school at Vala and later passed the Matriculation from Bhavnagar around 1905. He joined the Shamlals College‚ but had to leave his studies incomplete and

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    Short story: Definition and History. A short story like any other term does not have only one definition‚ it has many definitions‚ but all of them are similar in a general idea. According to The World Book Encyclopedia (1994‚ Vol. 12‚ L-354)‚ “the short story is a short work of fiction that usually centers around a single incident. Because of its shorter length‚ the characters and situations are fewer and less complicated than those of a novel.” In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

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    III honors 14 October 2011 The Short Stories Quiet‚ But Aggressive Approach Novels are superfluous while short stories strive for flawlessness‚ ensuring meticulously picked details and succinct plots. The short story utilizes the complex and vivid words the English language has to offer‚ painting pictures in the minds of the reader‚ while the novel overwhelms the reader with redundant and arbitrarily picked language. Steven Millhauser says that Short stories illustrate the message or meaning

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    A short story is a brief work of literature‚ usually written in narrative prose.[1] Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century‚ the short story has grown to encompass a body of work so diverse as to defy easy characterization. At its most prototypical the short story features a small cast of named characters‚ and focuses on a self-contained incident with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood.[2] In so doing‚ short stories make use of plot‚ resonance‚ and other

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    A short story concentrates on creating a single dynamic effect and is limited in character and situation. It is a language of maximum yet economical effect. Every word must do a job‚ sometimes several jobs. Short stories are filled with numerous language and sound devices. These language and sound devices create a stronger image of the scenario or the characters within the text‚ which contribute to the overall pre-designed effect.As it is shown in the metaphor ’lipstick bleeding gently’ in Cinnamon

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    American Short Stories established by Hawthorne‚ Irving‚ and Poe. Using these as criteria‚ decide if “Shaving” is a Classic Short Story. Students should address each rule individually using quotes and specific examples from the story to support his or her opinion. The first rule has been done as an example.In a PowerPoint on Moodle‚ I showed the rules for Classic American Short Stories established by Hawthorne‚ Irving‚ and Poe. Using these as criteria‚ decide if “Shaving” is a Classic Short Story

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    Short Story Unit Plan By: Steve McCauley & Bruce Robinson Subject: English Unit: Short Story Theme: Irony Short Story Unit Contents: Short Story Unit Overview Lesson 1 – Elements of the Short Story Lesson 2 – Cask of Amontillado Lesson 3 – The Lottery Lesson 4 – A & P Lesson 5 – Gentlemen‚ Your Verdict Lesson 6 – Short Story Workshop Lesson 7 – The Big Snit Lesson 8 – The Sniper Lesson 9 – The Fall of a City Lesson 10 – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Lesson 11 – Two Fishermen Lessons

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    The short story Narrative genres‚ such as the novel or the short story‚ are born out of the very powerful human need to tell stories‚ out of our fundamental desire to give shape to experience in order to understand it and share it with the community. Through story telling early communities made sense of natural phenomena‚ unexpected events‚ and personal experience. Storytelling enabled them to pass on valuable information and to keep the memory of their ancestors alive down the generations. Storytelling

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    who has migrated to England with his son Ali. Parvez worries because Ali’s behavior has changed significantly. Early in the story‚ Parvez is afraid of discussing his worries with his friends because his son has always been a kind of showpiece son. Eventually‚ Parvez breaks his silence and tells them how his son has changed‚ hoping to receive some advice. After having a short conversation‚ they come to the conclusion that his son might be addicted to drugs and that he sells his things to earn money

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    critical role throughout a variety of stories. It not only creates suspense but surprises the reader as well. This can be shown through the three short stories entitled‚ “The Possibility of Evil”‚ “Just Lather‚ That’s All” and “The Skating Party”. It is critical that situational irony be used for effect in Shirley Jacksons’‚ “The Possibility of Evil”. The short story‚ “The Possibility of Evil” is an excellent example of situational irony. During the story‚ the reader expects Miss Strangeworths’

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