Externality In Stephen King's 'Cujo'

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Recently, I’ve finished reading a horror novel by Stephen King which he published in 1981 and won the British Fantasy Award in the next year. ’Cujo’ is the first ever Stephen Kings novel that I’ve read and I have to say I enjoyed reading it despite my early negative feeling about this work. As you already know, I will use the example from ‘’Cujo’’ to explain the concept of externality, ad to be more precise, this essay will be about negative externality. When I was deciding what film or novel to use as a source of externality for this essay I had many ideas but none of them were perfect. My aim was to find a story with an externality in it’s heart and then I understood that ’Cujo’ was the ideal example of this economic problem. The novel is about 2 families and their members…show more content…
The other family that is introduced and then is being told about by Stephen King consists of Joe, Charity and their son Brett. Joe Cambers is a mechanic who lives outside the city with his family and is a very harsh and cold man who likes to drink beer with his neighbour and occasionally hits his wife Charity for not being obedient(even thought it never happens). In the beginning of the book author introduces Cujo, a huge St. Bernard who is also a family member of Cambers and is loved by his owners. Stephen King describes an event in which Cujo gets bitten by a rabid bat on his nose and eventually is turning into a rabid dog. Vic is a busy man with a lot of work that must be done to fight with a short-run struggle their firm is facing in the advertisement business, so he takes a flight back to New York where the negotiations with his employer take place. The story gets extremely intense when Donna and Ted go to Cambers by car to have it fixed( although a new car, it already had some problems with the engine and as soon as they arrive their Ford Pinto breaks
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