Nayad Monroe (nayad) wrote,
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Short story poll

Poll #1241712 Short stories

Do you like to read short stories?

Yes, and they're my favorite thing to read!
5(12.8%)
Yes.
23(59.0%)
Sometimes.
9(23.1%)
Meh.
2(5.1%)
No.
0(0.0%)
No, and I actually hate them and wish the form would die, die, DIE.
0(0.0%)

If you like short stories at all, what kind of ending do you enjoy the most, generally speaking?

Everything that happened in the story is fully explained and clear.
7(17.9%)
There is a bit of ambiguity in the ending; most things have been explained, but some are left open for interpretation.
27(69.2%)
Ambiguity, baby! I want lots of room to choose my own interpretation.
1(2.6%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
4(10.3%)

What style of prose do you enjoy the most?

1. Eloquently descriptive, and characterized by supercalifragilisticexpialidocious words and a multiplicity of delightful adjectives and vivacious adverbs.
0(0.0%)
2. Spare like Hemingway.
2(5.3%)
Between options 1 and 2, but closer to 1.
10(26.3%)
Between options 1 and 2, but closer to 2.
18(47.4%)
Exactly in the middle between options 1 and 2.
8(21.1%)

What do you have to say about short stories?

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