tiny tale #6: Abstract

A fifth-grade classroom

Teacher: An abstract noun is a type of noun that refers to something with which a person cannot physically interact. Some examples of abstract nouns are love, hate, beauty, truth, dream, bravery. Can you guys name some other examples? 

Haley: My parents?

The teacher stood speechless, stunned by the eight-year-old orphan’s response.

© 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved.

Written in response to today’s Daily Prompt: Abstract

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63 thoughts on “tiny tale #6: Abstract

  1. Alternate Ending
    …………………..
    Haley: My parents?

    Teacher: Sigh. Haley, could you touch them when they were alive?

    Haley: Yes.. begins to cry

    Teacher: Then they are not abstract nouns are they?

    Haley: I guess not. waterfall sounds

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  2. Hey there Shweta! I found your blog today, and I’m nominating you for That’s So Jacob’s March Blog Madness! It’s simple: find five interesting blogs today, copy and paste this comment to theirs, and give them a follow! Have a great day and if you’re so inclined, kindly come visit me over at http://www.thatssojacob.wordpress.com. Have fun spreading the blog love this month!

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  3. This is brilliant! So touching, and in such a few words, you have portrayed the emotion of the piece beautifully.
    Thanks for linking up to #AnythingGoes 🙂
    Debbie

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