Short Answers of “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer

Define short story?

Short story is one genre of literature and in narrative form. Its length is short that can be read in a single sitting. It has usually a single theme and loose plot. It has specific tone and style.

Write a short note on the elements of the short story?

The elements of short story are setting, character, plot, conflict, theme and point of view.

What was given by the old witch to her son and his wife as Christmas gift?

Old witch gave her son and his wife money as Christmas gift for security equipment.

How does Nadine Gordimer remind us of our own insecurities?

Nadine Gordimer remind us that fear is internal not external so, our own insecurities take birth in our mind.

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Short Answers of My Son, the Fanatic

Define short story?

Short story is one genre of literature and in narrative form. Its length is short that can be read in a single sitting. It has usually a single theme and loose plot. It has specific tone and style.

Write a short note on the essential elements of the short story?

There are five essential elements of short story. The elements are setting, character, plot, conflict and theme.

What is the thematic concept of My Son, the Fanatic?

It is Pervez’s thought that his son takes interest in Islam and denies the material value of life as in London Pervez himself passing his life. So, Pervez said “My son the fanatic” about Ali.
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