Short stories tagged with Anthropomorphism

Listing 9 stories.

A Japanese woman who has begun to forget her name, frantically seeks the help of an eccentric clinician who eventually claims to know what happened to her name.

In the mid-twentieth-century South, a black mother's greed has haunting consequences for her and her coveted son.

Sly, a monkey with human capacities, is growing increasingly upset with his containment. All he wants is to be treated with respect.

After an amateur documentary crew films a pack of African wild dogs on a hunt, the crew members grow increasingly savage and beastlike towards their young female coworker.

A bunch of small-town kids run into a scarecrow—or what they think, at first, is a scarecrow.

In an alternate Paris far into the future, a man and his anthropomorphic dog hatch a plan to improve their financial situation. However, their plans become upended when the schemes of a woman and an intelligent pistol get in the way.

In a patriarchal village threatened by demons, Asvi, a widow, takes the sacrificial place of a widowed mother who is too poor to evade becoming a female offering.

Creatures of the animal kingdom bicker for their place on the throne in a post-apocalyptic world void of the human race, but soon realize they're slowing transforming into their old human masters. When mankind disappears from the face of the Earth, creatures of the animal kingdom gather to discuss who will replace them on the throne. But soon, the animals realize they're slowly adopting human traits.

When a foreign organism crash lands in Antarctica, it must disintegrate and occupy the bodies of Norwegian men in order to stay alive.