History Literature / HemingwaysSixWordStory

17th Jan '17 5:37:51 AM Prinzenick
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Compare to Literature/TheUglyBarnacle, another story famous for its minimalist prose.

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Compare to Literature/TheUglyBarnacle, another story famous for its minimalist prose. Contrast to JustForFun/TheTropelessTale.
17th Jan '17 5:37:00 AM Prinzenick
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* EmptyRoomPsych: The lack of anything but informal content is what draws people to try and find meaning in the story.
10th Jan '17 5:52:12 AM Prinzenick
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* NoAntagonist: There's no villain in the story, [[NamelessNarrative or any other characters for that matter.]]
10th Jan '17 5:48:33 AM Prinzenick
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* TheLawOfConservationOfDetail: What little the story has gives you ''just'' enough information to imply that there's something going on behind the baby shoes ad, and leaves the rest to the readers imagination.
10th Jan '17 5:46:29 AM Prinzenick
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* FlashFiction: One of the most famous instances of it, to where it inspired an entire trend of writing stories with only six words.
10th Jan '17 5:45:36 AM Prinzenick
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* BeigeProse: The entire story is only six words long. That's probably about as concise as a story can get while still having, or at least implying, content.
%%* DownerEnding

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* BeigeProse: The entire story is only six words long. That's probably about as concise as a story can get while still having, or at least indirectly implying, content.
%%* DownerEnding* DownerEnding: If you go by the interpretation that the story is about a deceased baby, then the story does have a tragic end to it.
9th Jan '17 6:17:15 PM Prinzenick
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* EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory: The mere vagueness of the text is enough to make people deduce that there's an implied meaning and context to the words, with most assuming its implying the shoes were meant for a baby who had died.
9th Jan '17 6:16:46 PM Prinzenick
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* EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory: The mere vagueness of the text is enough to make people deduce that there's an implied meaning and context to the words, with most assuming its implying the shoes were meant for a baby who had died.
2nd Jan '17 8:26:38 PM Prinzenick
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* NoEnding: All that is presented is six words presenting a situation with an ambiguous context behind it. There is no resolution given to this situation.

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* NoEnding: All that is presented is six words presenting a situation with an a completely ambiguous context behind it. There it and no characters are described or present. Because theres nothing present to drive the situation further, there is no resolution resolution, much less any kind of progression, given to this situation.
2nd Jan '17 8:24:44 PM Prinzenick
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* BeigeProse: The entire story is only six words long. That's probably about as concise as a story can get while still having content.

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* BeigeProse: The entire story is only six words long. That's probably about as concise as a story can get while still having having, or at least implying, content.
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