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Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories Setting & Symbolism

James Thomas (professor)
This Study Guide consists of approximately 56 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Flash Fiction.
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Objects/Places

Chileappears in Brilliant Silence

In "Brilliant Silence," the dancing bears perform in Chile where they escape from the animal trainer. Years later, the ancestors of the bears somehow know the same dances as the original bears.

Spider Creekappears in Crossing Spider Creek

In "Crossing Spider Creek," a man on horseback is attempting to cross Spider Creek. His horse spooks and he is thrown to the ground where he sustains a broken femur and other serious injuries.

Mexicoappears in The Lampshade Vendor

In "The Lampshade Vendor," the vendor tells a woman he is trying to sell a lampshade to that he used to tour Mexico with a flea circus he owned and operated.

Gold Coastappears in Gold Coast

In "Gold Coast," a man awakens on the 37th floor of a high-rise hotel in a large city. He compares the view of the skyline with the...

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This section contains 404 words
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Purchase our Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories Study Guide
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