Set Piece Vs Vignette
Readers toss VIGNETTE around a lot, but there is also SET PIECE. And both are self contained parts of larger stories, one short, one longer. but both can exist alone and apart, like battles in major wars. Or. HERE I SIT BROKEN HEARTED, TRIED TO SHIT AND ONLY FARTED.
“To know me in the flesh is to pass onto better things”. Raymond Chandler