Comparing 'Where Is Here, Arthur Tress And' Dream Collector

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Once upon a time when I was 8 years old. It was a pitch-black night with bone-chilling winds. I went to an horrifying Haunted House In Los Angeles California where the people say it’s the most paranormal haunted house in the city. Right when I went in, there where people gripping my arm and glaring at me and all of a sudden, boom someone grabbed my legs and a disturbing mortals with the most nerve racking costume crawled on me. I went screaming out and crying with a terrified look on my face. It was supposed to be a amazing and entertaining experience but it rapidly transformed into a horrified night that I will remember for the rest of my life. Transformation obviously creates fear because it’s unexpected.This can be seen in the following three stories as well such as, Oates 's “Where is Here,” Arthur Tress’ “Dream Collector” and Julio Cortazar’s “House Taken Over” uses transformation of an ordinary person and an ordinary setting to show us how easily…show more content…
An example would be the photo of the small boy with the hooded figure. This photo has an ordinary background, but has a hooded figure with its hands on the little boy. This photo creates fear because the photo’s background is all too real. The photo’s unpleasant foreground with a regular background makes reader question if there is a weird hooded figure roaming in the woods. It creates a fearsome feeling which causes questioning as well.
Julio Cortazar’s “House Taken Over” transformation scares reader because two siblings have just bought a house that was amazing and beautiful. It was very peaceful until one day they found out that the house was invaded and take over by some ghost or unknown people. They had heard a lot of noises from the other side of their house. “do you hear that noise”. It explains how a peaceful day transformed to a horror and frightening day. It was very unexpected and brought up a lot of suspense. Who could it
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