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Flash fiction stories consist of the beginning, body and end, which can be no more than 2 pages.
How beautiful it is here! She found herself sitting on the doorstep of the strange house.
The house was build of the yellow oak roots. It had the pyramid form with lots of colored windows. On the top of the pyramid there was a round glass platform with a table and four chairs. The big white with red cake, teapot and two cups were on the table. Marta was sitting on the doorstep and singing a wonderful song.
She was watching how the sun was going down the forest. But it was a very strange forest: They were covered by huge leaves, which had purple, blue, green, red, violet and rosy color.
The sky over this forest was colored in light green with soft blue clouds. Those clouds were differently shaped, they looked like little houses with flowers in front of them.
Suddenly, Marta stopped singing. She saw a little girl in the white dress sitting on the cloud. The girl was smiling and waving to Marta. Marta smiled in return, stood up and went to the girl up to the clouds. At once she heard the voice, it was everywhere and became louder and louder every second.
Marta turned white and started to cry. In a minute everything became black. She understood that she is lying in the bed and her mother wakes her up.
I saw my house of the oak roots and my friend was sitting on the cloud. Mom, I am so happy there! Stories force readers to think about this problem, discuss it and make their own thoughts and feelings towards it.
It is necessary to raise such problems because when the problem is understood, it is half-solved.“Sonny’s Blues” was one of Baldwin’s earliest short stories.
Originally published in the Partisan Review in , “Sonny’s Blues” follows the narrator as he comes to discover who his drug-addicted, piano-playing younger brother, Sonny, truly is.
Symbolism is often used in the story “A Rose for Emily”, but three main symbols particularly stick out. The word “rose” is important from the very beginning of the story as it first appears in the title.
The word “rose” has various meanings, the first being the verb to rise. When a deputation came to. Sonny’s Blues is a famous short story written by James Baldwin. The story tells about the brotherhood between 2 black-men siblings – an elder brother and his younger brother named Sonny.
This short story is the base of my research paper and is going to be used to gather information of the various characters and themes this story has to offer. Laurie Champion, “Literary Contexts in Short Stories: James Baldwin’s Sonny’s Blues”.Literary Contexts in Poetry and Short Stories; But I can’t imagine reading “Sonny’s Blues” without knowing what the blues and jazz sound like, without knowing something about improvisation and the conversational story-telling that goes on .
The story "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin is one of the greatest American short stories. I do think that everyone should always think about the problem he/she raises in his/her stories. Stories force readers to think about this problem, discuss it and make their own thoughts and feelings towards it.