A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. A short story usually deals with a few characters and often concentrates on the creation of the mood rather than the plot. The short story format tends to be more pointed than longer works. And short story definitions based on length differ, even among professional writers, since the short story format includes a wide range of genres and styles, the actual length is determined by the individual author's preference and the submission guidelines relevant to the story's actual market.
We are living in exciting times: Hawaiian- language immersion schools from pre-school through high school have been established on all the main islands of Hawaii; more and more high schools—both public and private—are adding Hawaiian-language classes to their curriculum; enrollment is up in Hawaiian-language classes at the college and university level across the state. Despite the increased interest in and aware- ness of matter of mere whim, but are seriously considered ...
In January of 1895, a nationalist rebellion broke out against the Republic of Hawaii. The rebellion was crushed in two days by Republican forces who outgunned the nationalist forces. The Queen was arrested and brought before a military tribunal. The Republic found her guilty of “misprision of treason” (branding her a traitor) and fined her $5,000 and five years of hard labor (Liliuokalani 1990 :289). Instead of hard labor though, they decided to imprison her in...
No ka hoike ana i ko kakou manao ma o ka palapala, aole ana paha e nele ke kE mai o kekahi kanaka me ke koikoi ana mai e malama ia kekahi kulekele kEmau ma ka pela ana i na huaolelo Hawaii me ka okina a me ke kahako. E olelo mai paha kela e o ia ka mea e akaka ai ka manao o ia mau huaolelo ke heluhelu aku. A he manao maikai no paha kela. Eia nae, e kEe mai paha auanei ka manao o kekahi kanaka e he mea kela e paa ai kela manao a ike ole ia ai hoi kona naauao ma ke ano lau...
From the moment I was born. kuualoha: Genealogically, we're all at least 2,000 years old. Kaimipono: How many ancestors does it take to make you Hawaiian One. But we forget. We think, You're Hawaiian because you do this and this. kuualoha: Or because you look a certain way. Kaimipono: What do we do to our people when we make those kinds of judgments We disin- herit them. And then we give it to people who don't have the blood at all.
Two short stories, each looks at life in the future.
In Evermore, an old lady finds solace in a gift from her husband.
In Pants, a son supports his elderly mother using an unusual nurse.
The moment the great glass doors of the shopping mall slid silently open, Miriam regretted her decision to come. She hadn’t visited the mall for over a year and was horrified to find herself besieged by scantily clad young men and women, all jostling to persuade her to visit their shop. They were astonishingly beautiful: tall, graceful, perfect features, with large eyes and ideal bodies.
Panchatantra (In Sanskrit, Pancha means ‘five’ and Tantra means ‘principles’) was written in Sanskrit by Pandit Vishnu Sharma some 1,500 years back for sons of King Amarshakti to impart them with knowledge based on the central Hindu principles of ‘niti shashtra’ – character education along with wisdom to manage the kingdom.
The Panchatantra is a collection of short stories under five headings - Mitra Bhedha [The loss of friends]; Mitra Samprapti [How to win friends]; Ka...
The stories in this book has been written in simple language in prose and poetry form and depicted in the form of pictures to make reading an enjoyable experience. The font size, pictures and lucid language will definitely capture children’s interest and learnings will be deeply ingrained
It will serve as a wealth of knowledge and learning for children of all ages
Mountain women as healers to the back woods Appalachian community and a few of the remedies they used.
8 elephants wished to wake up the dreaming dragon.
A short book.
A young woman and her husband come to terms about their marriage.
A small village learns the value of kindness.
A man has a breakdown.
A gambler is forced to go to great lengths.
A young girl grows up quickly on an East Tennessee mountain farm and learns the value of family and neighbors when she has to take over her Grandmothers duties.
A child is given a new perspective on human nature.