Suspense In Liam O 'Flaherty's The Sniper'

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The story that had the most suspense was “The Sniper” because the author used short, choppy sentences, left cliffhangers at the end of paragraphs, and had a plot twist at the end of the story. Liam O’Flaherty’s use of short, choppy sentences makes it suspenseful because they don’t give you a lot of information. The lack of information leads you to keep reading so you can find out what happens next. If the sentences are drawn out, you don’t get a suspenseful feeling since everything is there in one sentence. Leaving cliffhangers at the ends of paragraphs creates suspense because you don’t know what will happen next A good example of this is when the story says,”The flash might might be seen in the darkness, and there were enemies watching.
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