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The fictional world is full of chaos, as people tend to prefer unstable theories to countless philosophies. Specifically, there is a literary shift from linearity and order to randomness and fragmentation. Consequently, Postmodernist writers understand that their works are subject to interpretation; however, they believe that the flexibility of understanding in texts is the basis for the development of innovative ideas in society. Moreover, Kurt Dinan writes in a nonlinear, flexible fashion by writing with a component of Mystery. Subsequently, the reader can make different predictions on what will occur throughout Don’t Get Caught, and the ability to predict and analyze uniquely is one of the principal ideals of Postmodernist literature.
The Raven crafts the idea of suspense by using a range of different types of literary features. The use of hyperboles creates more suspense because the more exaggeration used grips the reader in more. Describing the Raven as “Ghastly, Grim and ancient” (8) makes the idea that the author is trying to get through, more coherent as Poe is offering more description. The way Poe repeats his “Sorrow for the lost Lenore” (2) helps embed the idea that he misses Lenore but it also makes the reader wonder where she went, why she left and why she is so important, which creates suspense. The way Poe uses repetition and pathos when he is trying to get an idea through is very prominent.
Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death” is but another one of his great works full of terror and mystery. The narrator sets the scenes by detailed descriptions of the characters surroundings bringing the reader into the story. But are they just descriptions or do they hold a deeper meaning? Poe shows how the imagination can bring the mind to look for more, for unanswered questions. I aim to identify what and why Poe chooses the room’s color and their location.
They both caused the reader to think about their stories and their meanings. They have different styles. Poe uses the character to get to the reader. Whereas Bradbury, uses more imagery. Also Bradbury did more fantasy and Poe did more of a scary style.
Suspense is the feeling of curiosity, uncertainty, or even dread about what is going to happen next. This is a common feeling when reading stories from Edgar Allen Poe, who uses suspense in all his short stories. Through the use of signal words and vocabulary that indicate the passage of time Poe is able to create a feeling of suspense within the story that captures his readers’ attention. For example, the words “again” and “then” are signal words which guide the reader in the direction the author wants them to follow. Another example used to create suspense are the words that show time passing, such as before, earlier that morning and later that evening these words indicate the sequence of events.
Roald Dahl, the author of “The Landlady”, did a spine-chilling job at writing this short horror story. Suspense in a book makes me feel like the antagonist is trying to creep up and grab me. It helps me to visualize what is going on in the story. He generates a lot of suspense in the story, and keeps the readers interested and eager to read more . Roald Dahl uses unique writing methods that help create the suspense in “The Landlady” First of all Roald Dahl gives clues to the reader to create suspense he gives out words that are frightening to get you excited and interested in his word choices.
In both stories, the two characters portray themselves as protagonists in the beginning, middle, and end of the stories, even when readers clearly see they are insane. Each character portrays himself as a good person, and they each downplay their insanity, but they reveal themselves to be insane in different ways. Both characters have a different type of insanity: The narrator from “The Black Cat” has a violent disposition, and readers can tell that he is an unstable character, while Aylmer from “The Birthmark” seems to be a person who wants to remove one birthmark, but later, becomes obsessed with the birthmark and the birthmark only. These two characters are also different in terms of insanity. Even though Aylmer and the narrator portray themselves as good people in the beginning of the stories,
The use of slang throughout the novel shows that the main character, Holden Caulfield, is a phony person himself because of the way he perceives other people. The use of profanity in the novel is important because it characterizes the story, and it does something to the theme that could not be done without it. The use of connotation was important because it showed hidden messages and explicit meanings can go too far when overthought. How can one story be such a controversy when the actions in it are
Valgardson uses many great elements of fiction to build plot and conflict, as well as teach the lesson of not making snap judgments in his short story Identities. From the strong use of stereotypes, to great descriptive foreshadowing, his uses of these elements are of utmost importance. For after all, how does one know that they are safe from police judgment error, or fatal judgments from anyone else in the