So the Butler had to stay hidden in the dark, he waited for the old man to go back to sleep eventually he did, the Butler then strangled the old man with a pillow and felt so much joy after he was dead. So the cause of the story would be that the old man filled the butler with so much rage that he snapped and the effect would be that the butler kills the old man for relief. “Yes, he was stone, stone dead”. That was his reaction to the old man being dead, he felt so happy that he had died. Most of the suspense in this story came when he had snuck into the old man’s room and the old man had woken up and he stayed there until he went back to sleep.
At the cyclops land Polyphemus killed two of Odysseus men well he ate them. In the book the Odysseus, on page 869 paragraph 2 it cites that “but in one stride he clutched at my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out.”. Odysseus saw it and was scared to death but manage to help his men get out the cave. For example, Angelo was in the army with his three friends that he met in the army base. One of his friend’s suicide himself because of PTSD he saw men dead and seeing them die like no other human should see.
Calculated killer or merely delusional? “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe describes a horror story where a killer kills an old man. In this story, the reader is given a first-row tour through a madman’s mind. In an innocent setting at the old man’s house, the madman’s obsession over the old man’s “vulture eye” (Poe, 1843) leads to a cruel murder that is spread out between eight nights. Based on mitigating and aggravating evidence stated in the story and the Eighth Amendment, this killer should be eligible for both a psychiatric hospital and the death penalty.
Secondly, an internal conflict ensues at the aftermath of the killing of the King of Scotland. He begins to feel the guilt, and the humanity in him begins to stir, but when he hires two hit-men to kill one of his good friend, who was present when the three witches gave Macbeth the prosperity, the guilt within him begins to worsen. Macbeth fears that his prosperity would be exposed and the people in the kingdom would know that he had murdered the former King of Scotland. When the two hired hit men murderers his good friend, Banquo, an internal conflict begins. Macbeth begins to hallucinate his dead friend and therefore begins to struggle to distinguish between what is real and what is not.
Additionally, after she struck her husband, she thought that it was “funny” on how “he remained standing” for a while. Usually after committing a crime, people would immediately feel guilty and sorry, but Mary though it was “funny” and even “giggled” when the detectives ate the evidence. The readers would say she went insane after killing her husband and feeding his colleagues with the murder weapon, which creates tension within the readers. Briefly, Roald Dahl uses insanity to create suspense in ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ as people that are insane are unpredictable, leading the audience to anticipate the ending of the
When Mr. Hutchinson was chosen to represent his family, his wife Mrs. Hutchinson, was not happy about it. Although she acts like a supporter of the lottery, in the beginning, she wanted to do a re-vote in order to stop someone in her family from being stoned to death. After casting out the second round of the lottery, every member of the Hutchinson family was given a sheet of paper. This time around Mrs. Hutchinson was the new winner of the lottery. After she realizes that she would be the next victim, she started to make a bigger scene and cursing the lottery.
People tend to not like scary movies, but others find them intriguing. The people who may not feel fright could potentially enjoy reading “The Monkey’s Paw”. Written by W.W. Jacobs, “The Monkey’s Paw” is a story about a mystical paw that grants three wishes. The paw is quite dangerous and anybody who uses it must wish with caution. The mysterious trend that occurs in this story makes readers feel fright, sorrow, and full of mystery while using senses to make the story interesting.
“Man pleaded innocent by reason of insanity for the murder of his mother”(Gross). Although the case of the man murdering his mother is not entirely similar to what Hamlet does they do share some similarities. In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet , Shakespeare uses the idea of a someone murdering one of their own family members in his play. In Hamlet the once ruler of Denmark ,king Hamlet, is long dead before the play begins with everyone thinking his cause of death was from the bite of a snake This is proven to be a lie however, when Ghost of king Hamlet visits his son Hamlet and reveals to him that his true killer is Hamlet’s uncle ,the new king of Denmark, Claudius. The play then follows Hamlet as he tries to take revenge for his father’s death.
Suspense is a key point in any story or plot. Suspense is a feeling of expectation, anxiousness, or curiosity created by questions raised in the mind of a reader or a viewer. Richard Connell builds suspense in the story by making readers question what will happen next. One way Connell constructs suspense is through the description of the vast chateau. The story describes how the chateau looks.
Meredith Hall is mother is faced with divorce in “Killing Chickens”. Isolated by the betrayal of her husband’s adultery with her best friend, she tackles the chores he left behind while celebrating her 38th birthday with her two sons. Throughout the story she allows herself to feel hurt, angry, and lost; crying frequently but putting on a happy face in front of the children, but overall Hall comes off as strong. By the end of a nightmare of a day she’s adjusted into what you might call survival mode, getting everything done that needs done and preparing to face the hardships that her tomorrow will bring. She has a personal attachment to the chickens she kills, they have names and personalities, but she accomplishes the task regardless.
He killed the man because of the man 's "vulture eye." However; it was not just on a whim that he murdered him, no, he spent many nights planning the victim 's demise. Throughout the whole story, it gives off undeniable vibes of suspense and intensity, which is further built by dramatic irony, along with desperate and delusional tones in which he speaks.