|650 words/3 pages double spaced
|Third person, past tense
|An unnamed baby
|A pre-verbal female infant
|The baby's mother, who encourages her to say "Mama."
|Indeterminate; modern time, modern living quarters
|A baby plays with "baby toys" while wishing she was allowed to play with her mother's "toy," the telephone. Basic record of her thought process as she tries to tell her mother she wants to play with the phone instead of her own toys.
|Information, inspiration, and other notes
|I thought this story up while studying language acquisition for my child development class! I originally intended it to be a poem when I came up with the concept, but it came out as this.
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