Have you ever wondered what it would like through the eyes of a killer? In each of the story’s they have examples of cause and effect, for example from the killer 's perspective he went crazy because he killed the old man. From the victim’s perspective in monkey’s paw after using this paw it costed them their son and losing their son made them depressed. The-Tell-Tale-Heart by Edgar Allan Poe and The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs have cause and effect relationships that create suspense.
The short story “The Knife” utilizes various forms of diction to strengthen the quality of the text. He uses imagery in order to draw the audience into the story. Vivid phrases, such as “the tight click of clamps” and “the tough fibrous sheet” create a description that resonates with the audience. Selzer uses diction to create the tone and mood of the story. In the opening paragraph, his word choice suggests that the speaker is a murderer; in later paragraphs, it is implied that the speaker is a surgeon trying to save a patient.
The pig artistically depicts what Jack sees and feels. The pig is strength, violence, and savagery. On the other hand, Jack depicts reality. In killing the pig, Jack killed himself, and, symbolically, in killing fear, fear kills you. This change, throughout the novel, represents the feedback loop of fear and violence in the
Truman Capote’s nonfiction novel, In Cold Blood, effectively explores the effects of the Clutter family’s unexpected murder on the small community of Holcomb, Kansas. This unexpected murder had lasting and detrimental effects on the people of the town. Having been in Kansas during the time the trials and court cases had been executed, Capote observed that the murder had destroyed the community’s sense of trust, shattered their image of the American Dream, and prompted them to reevaluate their stance on the death penalty. The sudden murder of the Clutter family played a huge role in shaking the foundation of trust that had been built up throughout the years in the small town of Holcomb.
In addition, “The world is made up of two classes -- the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are the hunter” (17). This demonstrates how happy he is to be a hunter than a huntee and how he enjoys hunting. As an example, “I read all books on hunting published in English, French and Russian” (22). Additionally, “I have but one passion in my life, Mr. Rainsford, and it is the hunt” (22).
Marquez creates confusion over the identity of the old man in order to present the human nature to react to differences to the reader. The village people are determined to ostracize the man as they “dragged him out of the mud and locked him up with the hens in the wire chicken coop” (Marquez #). Many theories of his identity are discussed throughout the citizens creating a confusing atmosphere. Eventually, “No one paid any attention to him because his wings were not hose of an angel but, rather, those of a sidereal bat” (Marquez #). Once the old man is no longer an object of obsession, he becomes a part of the past.
His story argues that success isn’t important and neither is being admired by others, but that rather, having people who love and care about you is more important. In the story, there is an old man at a cafe who is very depressed and tried to commit suicide the week before. The young waiter knows that the old man has plenty of money so he can’t understand why the old man would be grief-stricken or need to hang out at the café (Hemmingway 9).
His ways of witting these thrilling narratives made him one of the most famous authors in the English language. The story narrates the cruel and evil murder or an old man. At the beginning of the story we are presented with a man that is constantly helped by a younger caretaker, the narrator. This old man has a strong relationship with the caretaker and the caretaker even says he loves the old man.
“The Rattler” portrays the narrator’s moral conflict between his sense of duty to other people and his respect for all life through diction and anthropomorphism. The narrator describes hunting as “the sport in taking life”, showing disdain for the past time by implying that those who hunt do not value the lives of animals, adding later that hunting “is a satisfaction I can’t feel.” His thoughts show that he values the lives of animals just as much as humans. Another example is that after initially choosing to leave the snake alone, he then “reflected that … my duty, plainly, was to kill the snake” in order to protect the “children, dogs, horses, at the ranch, as well as men and women lightly shod.”
In the passage, The Rattler, the writer uses explicit details and descriptions and scenery, in a way, to leave the reader both empathetic for the man and sympathetic for the snake. The writer uses explicit details to leave the reader empathetic for the man. Shortly after the man encounters the snake, it is revealed that he has never killed an animal and finds “no satisfaction in taking life”. This is very important to note as most humans haven’t done so or find satisfaction in taking life.
The rulers of the farm take advantage of the low reading skills that the rest of the animals possess and use that weakness against them, as the animals just believe whatever the pigs tell them to, as they have no reason not to. The pigs’ goals seem intact and they do
In The Pigman by Paul Zindel, the character John Conlan’s philosophy on life is too irresponsible and selfish. John chooses to put himself first even if it’s at the expense of others. When he and Lorraine went to collect Mr. Pignati’s money for their “charity”, he said “‘I’ve been thinking, and I’ve decided we’d better go over and collect the ten bucks,’... ‘We’re not doing anything bad,’ I insisted. ”(36).
Then he realizes that he was not going to stay with his money when he die. At the end, he helped his employee with a monetary situation. Further, he went to his nephew’s Christmas dinner. Significantly, this novel helps people retrain the meaning of being humble and kind with others. Something that is very important about this novel is that it teaches a lesson of helping others, because you are not going to stay with your money when you die.
The story teaches three important lessons about death: death is fair to all, death can not be cheated and death is more powerful than mortals. Through this story the grimm brothers show that death does not differentiate between all man. In the beginning of the story a man chooses death as a godfather to his son, he explains he does this because “[you(death)] are the right person- you make no difference between the rich and the poor”. The lesson to be learned from this is that death doesn’t pick who to take based on who they are in their in the mortal life, people die no matter the possessions they have. This can be taken into an ever deeper lesson that teaches that possessions are only temporary and one should not get too obsessed with what the have because none of this will matter when death comes for them.
Common sense plays a key role in this tale. The opening of the story starts off with the narrator describing how he looks and feels older than what he really is He goes into detail of how he lost his health in a strange way. The narrator is attempting to complete the task of delivering his departed friend to that friend’s family. Surprisingly, he picks up the wrong box thinking it was the coffin of his friend.