Lewis Carroll is most greatly known for his nonsensical writing style throughout all of his poems and stories. Carroll’s interest in literature started at a young age, and his love grew for writing as he grew older. As Carroll began to embark on his adult life, after graduating college, his writings started being published and noticed. Carroll’s most successful stories, being Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass were also produced during this time. “Jabberwocky,” a poem from Through the Looking Glass, tells the story of a boy going on a quest to slay a horrible beast.
H.G. Wells, a renowned British writer, is widely known for his science fiction compositions, many of which are now popular movies. Often referred to as “The Father of Science Fiction,” Wells “possesses a unique talent for creating disturbances, and it is to this talent, rather than to his undoubted literary genius, that he owes his immense reputation” (Priestly 89). His most notable novels include The Invisible Man, The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds. “The Red Room,” “The Door in the Wall,” “The Empire of the Ants,” “The Valley of Spiders,” “The Flying Man,” and “The Star” consist of six commendable short stories written by Wells.
In fact his first published book in the series The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, although quickly becoming highly popular and continues to the day however, it has taken some brutal criticism as well. This paper will hopefully address some of the ridicule that Lewis received from his book series The Chronicles of Narnia. The criticism or critical concerns that Lewis faced often included, in what way did he intend for this readers to read his books,
Pedings Collin Pedings Hensley English 11/ Second Period 27 February 2018 Part 12: Rough Draft #1 Mark Twain can be considered as one of the greatest writers in American literature. Mark Twain’s writing career started out in a printing company where he created humorous cartoons and short articles. This at which developed his iconic writing style, which is a twist of Allan Poe’s suspenseful writing with humor to create isolation towards a topic to entertain a reader. Mark Twain’s peculiar style shows in many of his literary works, especially in “The Invalid’s Story”. In Mark Twain’s “The Invalid’s Story” the themes of human mortality, the use of foreshadowing, and having a sense of humor not only progresses the plot of the story but also entertains the readers.
A Clash of Kings, book two of George R. R. Martin’s series “A Song of Ice and Fire”, is yet another epic fantasy novel where Martin hurls your mind into a land with amazing characters, fantastic descriptions of settings, clothing, and food. Martin focuses on many themes, such as warfare, society and class, family, manipulation, power, mortality, coming of age, gender, and duty. The characters are so well-written that I cannot choose a favourite. Daenerys is among the top five, because she is the mother of freaking DRAGONS. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid reading fantasy novels I always wanted to grow up to be a dragon-riding-wizard Queen.
The Adept is a series of novels by Katherine Kurtz & Deborah Turner Harris some of the most popular fantasy and historical fantasy writer to ever come out of the US. The series may be best described as a fantasy/science fiction work much like Ms. Kurtz’s Deryni series of novels. The first novel in the series was Adept, that was first published in 1991 and went on to become wildly popular among fantasy fiction buffs. The lead in the series is a psychiatrist named Adam Sinclair that is in a constant war of good versus evil in his society. As heir to mystical powers and knowledge from the ancients, he can engage dark forces in mortal combat and frequently comes out on top.
All his short stories have great integration of characters, jocularity, shades of life and a surprise ending. In the words of ‘Stephen Leacock’ O. Henry is deserved to be called “one of the greatest masters of modern literature" Struggle, rejections and miseries shaded Henry’s life throughout, but his determination and hard work swayed William O. Henry to those pinnacles where, he has a standing of his own, in the world of literary legends of his time. O. Henry’s master piece story ‘The Last Leaf’ depicts the deep association of emotions and sob of human mind, where joy and sorry are amalgamated in such a fabulous way that forces us to relook into the Work of Outstanding Artistry by the author. The colours blended with emotions spread a unique harmonization and the game of hope and despair with the surprise ending has a great message to the generation to relook life with great zeal and enthusiasm and to have never given attitude. Key
The author came with the idea of writing a novel involving a crowd of teenagers trapped into an unbreakable Maze filled with hideous creatures while he was dreaming. He wrote it with the aim of being a social experiment, a study of a man’s mind. While reading it we experience the mystery of the location this book is based on and how the characters react to different events. The book is addressed to a younger audience but that does mean other people can understand it. The premise seems realistic and it can trick the reader into thinking it is not a fantasy novel until the point the Grievers appear into the plot.
Dystopian fiction, is a very popular genre, which depicts worlds where society has broken down and generally devalues human beings. There is always a reason to write a dystopian novel. In the modern day world, there are a lot of dystopian fiction writers, for example Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Lois Lowry and etc., but one of the best dystopian fiction writers is Ray Douglas Bradbury. He wrote Fahrenheit 451, one of the most popular dystopian novels ever written. Bradbury was afraid of the technology and was against the mass-media propaganda in the USA, but it all started from the time period he lived in.
He became lawyer in 1887. The prisoners of zenda (1894) his sixth novel and its sequels. This novel describe the adventures of the english man Rudolph Rassendyll in the mythical kingdom of Ruritania. Although he was a profolic writer specially of adventures novels. “PREVIEW” The content of the book is too much interesting and catches the reader attentions towards it.