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Story & History

Story /noun/ (গল্প / প্রতিবেদন):

মানুষের বিনোদনের লক্ষ্যে কোন বাস্তব বা কল্পিত ঘটনার বিবরনকে story বলা হয়। রূপকথা, উপকথা, উপন্যাস, নাটক প্রভৃতির কাহিনীকে story বলে।

Story means true incidents or a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events. It is a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

Example:

  • The story is about two friends traveling across India. (History নয়)
  • I’m going to tell you a story.
  • There are romance stories, historical stories and adventures.
  • The story that newspapers would of course like to run is imminent collapse and absolute disaster.
  • Hers, like that of the others, is a story for the ages in every way.

 

History /noun/ (ইতিহাস / ইতিবৃত্ত):

অতীত ঘটনার বৈজ্ঞানিক পদ্ধতিগত নথি বা বিবরনকে History বলা হয়। ইতিহাস বাস্তব ঘটনাকে তুলে ধরে।

History is the record or narrative description of past events. The boundary of history is everything that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge.

Example:

  • The students of English must read the history of England. (Story নয়)
  • At this point she started to study constitutional history and law.
  • He is fond of medieval European history.
  • Truth lies in history.
  • The unnamed calf is the first rhino calf in the zoo’s history.
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