This paper going to explain the diverse style of William Faulkner and the amazing and accelerating short story called “Barn Burning” by William Faulkner. The way that Faulkner wrote his short stories he was really ahead of his time with the use of his words and the style of his writing. He was one of the biggest and most powerfulest writers in his ways. Faulkner has written many short stories in his time, but Barn burning takes the prize for best short story. In William Faulkner Barn Burning he uses theme, literary devices, and author style to show the readers a darker style of writing.
Edgar Allen Poe was very afraid of people who were mentally insane but didn’t know. Those are one of the most dangerous people who can live depending on how a person is. In many Edgar Allen Poe poems, he was a very dark story writer with many famous poems such as “The Raven”, “The Black Cat”, “Annabel Lee”, “Eldorado”, “Tamerlane”, etc. He was a very compelling author. Many people didn’t really credit his work until several years after his sad death.
Lovecraft and Cthulhu. This terrifying novel sets the mood of the horrific thing that Holmes has commited, Watson finds his friend in an alleyway butchering the corpse of a man to then realise that his heart has been taken out. This sign shows this is the opposite of typical Sherlock, this is a sign of possible mind altering. Holmes then grins at Watson in such an evil way that it gives the doctor thoughts of putting his gun under his pillow. What this implies is that Sherlock Holmes, has at least, lost his mind throughout the years of vigilantism and committed butchery, almost surgery, to an innocent man.
O. Henry (1867 – 1910), an American writer, who is famous mainly for his short stories. These stories usually focus on the image of the poor who spends their daily living to earn. Perhaps O. Henry knows so well about this kind of life that his stories always convey the heartfelt sympathy with the characters. Besides his sympathy, he expresses his humor through every story so that his stories always contain unexpected climaxes, which lead to an amazing ending. Some of his celebrated stories are “the Ransom of Red Chief”, “The Cop and the Anthem”, “A retrieved Reformation”, “The Duplicity of Hargraves”, “The Caballero’s Way”, and especially “The Gift of the Magi”.
As the story progresses, the narrator leads the reader throughout his journey, which ends with him finally killing the man. For this reason, the murderer should be sentenced to psychiatric treatment and twenty years of prison, since he acted exactly like a madman (hearing noises and sounds that didn’t exist), and he actually made a plan to go through with the murder. One of the themes that is consistent throughout this story is the idea of mental illness. The main character shows signs of being mentally ill as he constantly makes it clear that his sole reason for wanting to kill the old man is his eye (as he mentions in the text, he “grew furious as he gazed upon it” (Poe, 1843)). Sometimes paranoia causes you to act in certain ways, making you take rash decisions.
People often have a hidden past that they are ashamed about. People may have been through so many experiences that they are a little ashamed about and every individual person is different and we do not always understand their story. There is always a story behind every person and every person’s actions and way of thinking. When I first read this book it made me see how harmful and how brutal judging
In The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is guilty of murder because he was quiet and cautious to watch the old man by taking an hour to put his head through the door and when the narrator dismantles the old man’s body after the narrator suffocated him, he decided to kill the old man over time, and he let the officers into the home and lied to cover up the murder but at the end, he gave in to his guilt and chose to admit the deed to the
Sadie Richards Professor Leivers LIT 1000 22 March 2018 Revenge Stories Revenge-themed stories are popular among some artist in literature. These artists are able to provide their readers with an exciting suspenseful storyline that will most likely keep them engaged. Edgar Allen Poe and Guy de Maupassant are two of the most influential writers of the 19th century who seem to have perfected the art of writing revenge stories. Poe was an American writer, poet, and literary critic known for his short stories and poetry. While he is widely regarded as an exceptional writer, he was best known for gothic fiction which was strongly influenced by his personal experiences and the events around him.
And then, when I had made an opening sufficient for my head, I put in a dark lantern, all closed,closed, so that no light shone out, and then I thrust in my head.” (Edgar Allan Poe, 1843). The first quote shows that the murderer has no desire for the old man’s gold, he only wants his special eye. The eye is the murderer’s justification for killing the old man. The second quote proves that the murderer stalks the old man, every night for a week he comes to old man’s bedroom and the murderer watches him sleep. This is significant because the murderer could be very harmful to the old man.
(MIP-1) This meme showcases a central theme from the novel “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury; the fact that books are feared and most of the people and the government perceive books as horrible, evil things. (SIP-1) Through this meme, readers can notice one of the reasons that books are feared, because they allow people to actually have feelings. (STEWE-1) This is brought to light when Faber tells Montag, "’So, now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life’" (79). Books are despised so much since the people of the society are so scared to go out of their comfort zone, which includes reading books.