Caesar, Cicero, and Pompey

Gonzalez Lodge
1920 The Classical Weekly  
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more » ... out Early Journal Content at http://about.jstor.org/participate--jstor/individuals/early-journal--content. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not--for--profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. THE CLASSICAL WEEKLY [VOL. XIII, No. 18, WHOLE No. 359 story writer looks upon a special . . . character, incident, or experience. (2) The short-story is not an episode. (3) The short-story is not a scenario, not a synopsis, and not a biography. (4) The short-story "is not a mere sketch". Sketches "are not short stories, for in them nothing happens; they have neither essential beginning nor necessary ending; they leave no single completed impression; they lack the effect of totality on which Poe so constantly insisted". (5) The short-story is not a tale. A tale is "a simple narrative, usually short, having little or no plot, developing no essential change in the relation of the characters, and depending for its interest upon incidents rather than upon plot and the revelation of character". The tale does not "march in all its parts directlv and swiftly toward a single impression. The tale admits of digressions, moral or amusing reflections, and loosely connected episodes ad libitum .
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