Examples Of Suspense In The Hitchhiker

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The authors of the two texts The Hitchhiker and Closed for the Season effectively created suspense through the use of dramatic elements. Closed for the Season and The Hitchhiker created suspense by using imagery. Setting created suspense in the two texts. Finally, the two text used descriptions of the characters fear and anxiety to create suspense. Therefore, the authors of Closed for the Season and The Hitchhiker created suspense because they made the reader think about what’s gonna happen next. Imagery created suspense in Closed for the Season and The Hitchhiker. For example in the The Hitchhiker it states, “There were spots of fresh rain on his shoulders. He was thin, nondescript, with a cap pulled down over his eyes.” This shows imagery…show more content…
For example, in the Hitchhiker it states, “Yet the thought of picking him up, of having him sit beside me was somehow unbearable. Yet at the same time, I felt more than ever, unspeakably alone.” This shows descriptions of the characters fear and anxiety by allowing the reader to understand how scared he was. This is suspenseful because now that he is scared he is going to become really paranoid. Another example from The Hitchhiker is, “I began to hate the car.” This demonstrated descriptions of Ronald Adams fear and anxiety because it lets the reader know how much he is dreading being in his car. This is suspenseful because Adam’s has no idea what he wants to do now. Finally, in Closed for the Season it states, “My heart dropped with a cold thud from my chest to my stomach.” This illustrates descriptions of the characters fear and anxiety because he is so scared that his heart dropped. This is suspenseful because the reader could start getting worried for the character. Therefore, descriptions of the characters fear and anxiety created suspense in the two stories because it made the reader scared for the
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