He crafts his sentences to enthrall his readers into the tale, making it impossible for them to escape the no matter how unsettling the subject matter. A great example of this is, “TRUE—nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous…” (1). Throughout the tale, Poe adds dashes into his sentences to create pauses, that show the detail that the “madman”has gone into for this murder. These dashes are able to hook the reader into the subject. Another example of this is “I moved it slowly—very, very slowly…” (1).
In response to Geoffrey Shepherds article about the bombings in world war two. He tries to support, connect, and persuade this audience that the atomic bomb should have never been dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Geoffrey Shepherd tries to create an emotional appeal to convince the audience that the atomic bomb should have not been dropped. “One early study estimated 40,000 American soldiers death, yet President Harry Truman and others soon spoke of ‘half a million’.” That being said, that’s not even the exact number. It’s just an estimate, to get people amazed and betrayed by Harry Truman because it was supposedly half a million.
Frightening motion pictures help the audience live different lives in the comfort of their own homes. In the story, Why We Crave Horror Movies, by Stephen King, the issue involves how thriller films appeases oneself. Whereas, the article, Horror Movies Take Escapism to the Next Level Meditation to Destress Allows the Mind a Break, by Amber Appleby, relates to why humans relish suspenseful movies. Thus, both the story and the article indicate similar yet different ideas regarding how horror movies affect us. In the story, Why We Crave Horror Movies, Stephen King apprises the audience that potential lynchers reside within them.
Both Kurt Vonnegut and Sherman Alexie utilize unreliable narrators in this exact fashion with their novels “Slaughterhouse-Five” and “Flight”. Throughout Flight and Slaughterhouse Five, both authors utilize this element in order to push forth their intended theme of anti-violence. Throughout their respective plots, we can see evidence of Billy Pilgrim, the main character of Vonnegut’s novel, and Zits, the protagonist of Alexie’s story, both being unreliable narrators due to confirmation throughout each novel and the wild ideas within each character’s minds. Furthermore, we can connect the existence of the two character’s status of unreliable narrators to show how their unreliability is used in order to weave both novel’s themes of
The old adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”, illustrates that physical forces may hurt someone, whereas words are harmless. However, Poe’s thrilling piece of work goes against this as Montresor vows to take revenge on Fortunato over a mere insult. Montresor’s insane crave for revenge demonstrates his intense condition of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which is shown through his behavior in The Cask of Amontillado. Montresor’s thoughts indicate his obsession with harming Fortunato. For instance, “My smile was at the thought of his death” reveals how terribly Montresor wants to kill his enemy, demonstrating his madness as people don 't usually kill over an insult, especially when it wasn 't so
In Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Movies,” he explains the reasons why we desire horror films. He starts by stating that everyone is mentally ill inside, and that all of us have a way of concealing it. King explains why people who watch horror movies prove that they can’t be frightened. He conveys his reasoning “to show that we can, that we are not afraid, that we can ride this roller coaster.” The author then re-establishes to everyone people are normal from the actual terrifying image they see in the movies. Furthermore, King states that “the fun comes from seeing others menaced-sometimes killed.” He believes that watching people die urges adults to be more civilized and less aggressive.
“Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut is a science-fiction short story, that has many powerful themes. One theme it that it’s okay to be different because complete equality is threatening. In the story George and Hazel have a son, Harrison who is intelligent, tall, strong, and handsome. The H-G take him away and then he breaks out and goes to a studio where he is broadcasted life. Then when the H-G find him and his Empresses they shoot them and they died.
Stephen King, the man who incited a fear of clowns for people, is wrong regarding how some of us feel about horror movies. In Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Movies”, he says that we are all mentally ill. We do all have weird things we do, but it’s technically not an illness. In the essay, King relates roller coasters to horror movies because people can get a scare out of it. Roller coasters and horror movies don’t give people the same feeling when it’s over. He states that viewers enjoy watching others being menaced or killed.
But i also strongly believe that our actions can easily tinge our self, causing us to change into something evil, even if it 's just for a period of time. First I’ll explain how a person can be evil. On page 29, on “The Stranger” Raymond voices, “I’m not a bad guy, but i have a short temper.” Which he later on explains to Meursault how the smallest of things can make him explode. Raymond then begins to tell him about the encounter he had on the train.About how a stranger had approached Raymond ready to fight him, instead of ignoring the stranger, Raymond gets off the train and fights him.On the same page 29, Raymond says, “So you see, he (stranger) asked for it.” As we see the man who had decided to go up to Raymond and just try to fight him was an evil person with evil intentions. Raymond can also be classified as an evil guy, since on Chapter 4 page 35 it talks about how while Marie and Meursault were having lunch they heard a woman 's scream and Raymond 's voice after yelling, “ You used me, you used.I’ll teach you to use me.” he then started to hit the women that Raymond had been yelling at.
Insane or Sane? The terrifying story, “The Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe is down right bizarre. I believe the narrator is definitely a little strange whether you may disagree or not. Edgar Allen Poe had a very interesting way of applying the narrator to act like he is not crazy, but at the same time basically baby feeding the readers that he really is crazy. There are several ways the narrator himself is actually proving he is insane.
Theses quotes reveal that God power is fear so that it can shut the sinners down and destroy sinners who made him angry. In essence, Edwards had a powerful impact on his puritan audience of his puritan audience by his use of a cautionary tone, a clear imagery and complex figurative language. Edwards wanted to impact his audience by appealing to their fears, pity and vanity. Edward describes the tone, imagery, and figurative language in the passage to use an awesome metaphor to get his point across the audience. Edward view was also to get sinners to hell, who does not