Stephen King And The Shawshank Redemption

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The well-known Stephen King has been writing since he was young boy and has been putting fear into the hearts of the audience ever since. King has written fifty five total books, 200 short stories that are all under the genres of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. King knows how to put fear into people because he is always in fear of his past and future. King is truly the best American horror writer because he knows how to control a reader’s fear, he is able to put out ideas that many people don’t think about and is one of the greatest writers in the horror genera. To begin, Stephen King is a legend because he is able to control a reader’s fear by putting his personal fears into his own writing.…show more content…
Some of his movies have had more than thirty award nominations, just like “The Green Mile” and “The Shawshank Redemption”. King has been known to produce award winning novels and movies but not many people realize that Stephen King may be one of the best writers ever. As stated on the website the University of Maine, “A number of media outlets covered President Barack Obama awarding author Stephen King and seventeen others the National Medal of Arts at the White House on Thursday. The award is considered the government’s highest award given to artists and arts patrons” (President). The National Medal of Arts is the highest award a writer can get. Stephen King has won many awards but his movies have given him a large margin of awards. King has had many movie nominations. The Green mile for example has won or nominated King for thirty plus awards. This alone is very impressive for any writer, but King has almost been awarded for every movie that has been created from his books. Another amazing book is “Shawshank Redemption”; this book was made into a movie and was released on Sep 23, 1994. The “Shawshank Redemption” has been given over forty nominations and awards. This has been seen as one of the best movies ever created because of its ability to get the audience to fall in love with the characters, even if they are prisoners we all feel sorry for them. In conclusion, King has won so many awards due to his ability to catch the readers and viewers attention and make them fall in love with a
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