A Study of Short Stories
A Study of Short Stories fosters moral character from start to finish. Features 28 tantalizing tales from children’s literature, fairy tales, and folklore as well as American and British short stories. Cultivates critical thinking and promotes a Christian worldview with carefully crafted study guides tailored for each selection including ancillary readings, poems, and hymns. By studying stories rich in tradition, culture, and history, we are presented with opportunities for self-education in virtue. Fun for the whole family is waiting at a turn of the page. Read together about choices made and consequences experienced without leaving the comfort of your home.
This collection is also a complete guide to close reading, critical thinking, and thoughtful writing about literature. Is perfect for young scholars grades 6-12, literature discussions, book clubs, and homeschooling. Immerse your imaginations with tales from diverse voices around the world. Challenge your writing style by studying the masters: Twain, Poe, Chesterton, and Doyle. A Study of Short Stories is an affordable collection of trusted classics from a Christian Biblical perspective.
Let's Practice: "The Frogs Asking for a King" by Aesop
How to Analyze a Short Story
Elements of a Short Stories
Stylistic Techniques: Schemes and Tropes