Category Short Stories

In this section, you will find the amazing short stories that own the power to change your behaviour in a positive direction.

Characteristics of a Short Story

A short story is prose, which is distinct from longer narratives such as epic, novels, and romance. It is essentially concerned with a single effect conveyed in a single episode or scene and involves a limited number of characters. A short story can have even one character and in more avant-garde examples, there need not be even a plot or a character.
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Thank You Ma’am: Summary and Questions Answers

The story "Thank You Ma'am" is about a boy who tries to pick-pocket Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones but she catches him. She takes him back to her house, tells him to wash his face, give him food, some money and most importantly her advice. She teaches/tells him that she wasn't perfect either in her childhood and doesn't make it right for Roger to do the same. When the boy leaves he is so grateful and he couldn't ever mutter a thank you or any thankful gesture of gratitude.
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