Re: I'm new!
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, October 26, 2000, 0:14|
"H. S. Teoh" wrote:
> To me, I just parse it as a partitive, a "long (short story)" -- i.e., the
> relatively longer story among the class of short stories.
Similar here. For me, a "short story" is something that's not
appropriate for publication by itself as a book, that is, it must be in
a collection of short stories. Some short stories are quite short,
while others are long (say, 40-50 pages). What else would it be
called? "Long story", I suppose, would be possible, but it would sound
quite awkward to me.
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