Bullying is an age-old practice, and there are many stories that exist on the subject, all emphasizing lots of different points. Some stories are more appropriate than others depending on the situation and the age of the reader. If looking for bullying stories, searching for them on the Internet yields a wealth of resources.Continue Reading
One story, titled "The Bully," by Rodger Dean Kiser, puts the author as the central character and victim. This story recounts an encounter years after the bullying took place and shows the power of forgiveness.
The website for Stamp Out Bullying offers many stories, told by both the bully and the bullied. Some show the very deep depression experienced by the victims of bullying. If a person intends to have a child read these, he may want to monitor the child closely.
"The Bully: a short story" is by Christian writer Graham Pockett. This story is a bit wordy and more violent, depicting physical bullying. It emphasizes being assertive and standing up, though it does this through bluffing, and then equates the situation with another 40 years later. Beyond the emphasis on assertiveness, this story shows how small the situation can be in comparison to the ones faced in the future.Learn more about Fiction
"Bared to You" by Sylvia Day, "Thoughtless" by S.C. Stephens and "Open for Business," a collection of short stories edited by Alison Tyler, are three books that are recommended for reading after completing "Fifty Shades of Grey." All three books are considered erotic novels.Full Answer >
Tall tales are stories filled with unbelievable elements that are presented as facts. Examples of tall tales include stories about the legendary feats of Paul Bunyan, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, Casey Jones and Annie Oakley. Tall tales are an important part of American folk literature, but there are similar types of stories in many other cultures. Ancient Greek mythology is one example.Full Answer >
"The Happy Prince" by Oscar Wilde, "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White and "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway are a few good stories to read while learning English. Qualities such as the depth of the vocabulary used and the complexity of the story help determine whether a book is ideal for use by English language learners.Full Answer >
Ruskin Bond has written over 500 short stories, published in collections such as "The Night Train at Deoli," "Time Stops at Shamli" and "Secrets." Vishal Bhardwaj adapted Bond's famous short story, ?Susanna?s Seven Husbands,? into the 2011 film "7 Khoon Maaf."Full Answer >