Why do we read short stories?

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Why do we read short stories? by Mind Map: Why do we read short stories?

1. Explore multiple genres

2. Increases likelihood of reading the whole story

3. Each one has message or meaning for the reader to take away

3.1. Tell us something about ourselves

3.2. Tell us something about the world we live in

3.3. Tell us something about humanity or human nature

4. Opportunity to make connections

4.1. Text-to-text

4.2. Text-to-self

4.3. Text-to-world

5. D.E.A.R. daily

6. Examine narrative elements

6.1. Plot/Conflict

6.2. Characters

6.3. Setting

6.4. Theme