Reviews on Short Story “The Tallest Woman” written by Maham Javaid

Short reviews on short story The tallest Woman by Maham Javaid includes the introduction of the author and the short story.

About the Writer of short story “The Tallest Woman”

            Maham Javaid is a journalist and a writer. She got her early education from Karachi Grammar School and bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Sociology and Anthropology) from LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences), and master’s degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies 2013-2015 from New York University. She has already written for The News on Sunday, Herald. She worked as freelance journalist in Aljazeera English. She is currently the 2019-2020 Finberg Fellow at Human Rights Watch in New York City. She is a freelance journalist and a contributing editor at Naya Daur. She was research assistant at LUMS Department of Humanities and Social Sciences from Jan 2010 – May 2011 Lahore, Pakistan. Her work focused on human rights, gender inequality, sexual harassment, ethnic and racial issues.

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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?

There are six 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.

Enlist at least three kinds of short stories?

There are many kinds of short stories like flash fiction, anecdote, fable, feghoot or story pun, frame story and vignette.

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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