The writer's attitude towards the subject of the story. Example: In "Miss Brill," the narrator compares Miss Brill's "dark room" to a "cupboard," suggesting that Miss Brill is pathetic. It can be described as: harsh, sentimental, whimsical, humorous, ironic, sardonic, poignant, uplifting, comforting, disturbing -- words that evoke an emotional response from the reader. content of a book, play, musical work, film, video game, or television series which is not announced explicitly by the characters (or author) but is implicit or becomes something understood by the observer of the work as the production unfolds. It is content underneath the spoken dialogue. Under dialogue, there can be conflict, anger, competition, pride, showing off, or other implicit ideas and emotions. It is the unspoken thoughts and motives of characters—what they really think and believe.
"reading between the lines" See "iceberg theory" in Wikipedia
Example: In "Hills," The American clearly wants the girls to have an abortion but continually says he does not want her to do anything she doesn't want to do.
is a style of fictional literature or fiction of extreme brevity. There is no widely accepted definition of the length of the category. Some self-described markets for flash fiction impose caps as low as three hundred words, while others consider stories as long as a thousand words to be flash fiction.
Other names include micro fiction, micro narrative, micro-story, postcard fiction, short short, short short story, sudden fiction, nano fiction, twitterature, drabble.