antistory

[ an-tee-stawr-ee, -stohr-ee, an-tahy- ]
/ ˈæn tiˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i, ˈæn taɪ- /

noun, plural an·ti·sto·ries.

a narrative of short-story length that makes no effort to follow a plot and ignores structural conventions, character motivations, and the like.

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