Tension And Suspense In Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air

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Jon Krakauer the author of “Into Thin Air” uses tension and suspense throughout his book by order of events. His book is about him climbing Mount Everest with other climbers like Rob Hall, Beck Weathers, Scott Fisher and more. Everything is somewhat fine on the way up but on the way down is when things start to go wrong. Tension is when the author raises emotional, and suspense is when the author creates a scene that makes you want to read more to find out what happens. Jon Krakauer uses tension and suspense to create a mysterious and sad feeling throughout the book, and uses it by going in order by events, using pacing and foreshadowing, and by employing organizational patterns.
Jon Krakauer creates a sense of tension and suspense by going in order of events. When the book technically starts which is chapter three because chapter one starts in the middle of the book, and chapter two is just some information
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In the first chapter, it takes place in the middle of the book. The author in chapter one is creating a sense of suspense for example “...by the end of that long day, every minute would matter.” He puts this in chapter one because he is trying to create a uncertain feeling, and is hinting to something else going wrong on the way down the mountain. In chapter two it takes place before any of the events that happen in the book, and chapter two is just some background information about Mount Everest. But in chapter two it raises emotional level because it also goes over how expeditions and regular people have died on the summit.
So Jon Krakauer the author of “Into Thin Air” creates a sense of tension and suspense by using pacing and foreshadowing, by going in order of events, and uses organizational patterns. Tension is when the author is trying to raise emotional levels with the audience, and suspense is a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may
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