W.F Havey created some suspense when he wrote “August Heat” the genre of suspense short story is fiction, horror, and mystery. He created a suspense in by use of the setting, point of view, and foreshadowing to give an attention and to find out what will happen next. This story gets really when James does not expect the unexpected. James Clarence Withencroft one of the characters in the story is a forty year old artist in the middle class, he is in perfect health condition. He seemed like your average normal guy, but then it was revealed that he was alone, his only near relative was his sister but she passed away, but W.F Harvey didn’t tell us how which made me want to keep
You feel bad for Rip and wolf because they always picked on by the wife who is described with a sharp tongue. Compassion is felt once more when Rip wakes up 20 years later and does not know where he is and finds his dog no longer remembers him and his friends and most neighbors have passed on. Rip is confused and almost mistaken as a tyrant most likely leading to execution. Other than compassion this tale depicts patriotism, but not as much as Old Ironsides.
The text states “In fact Uche’s leisurely attitude to life had been the cause of a big quarrel between him and Nna – so big that they had come to blows and Uche had to leave their house to go and live with friends. In this chapter physical pain and mental pain is present. This is similar to real life situations. Some confrontations are caused by another person attitude.
Harvey used suspense in this story was just the general idea of fear itself. Many people have different types of fears and if you add them to a story or movie people will become nervous or they are in the edge of their seats, you can say. The definition of fear is “an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.” And this story offers just that. “And it was only the day before yesterday,” he said, “that I told Maria there were no such things as ghosts.” (Harvey 124-125) Many people already are terrified of ghosts and when this mysterious man tells his wife that ghost are not real, it is a little suspicious, knowing that they are in a graveyard. The chilling story, “August Heat” by W.F.
The Horror in One’s Heart… In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story ‘‘The Black Cat’’ the narrator was loving and caring person that turned into a mean and hateful man that was involved with alcohol and ended with the death of the black cat. The narrator told this story as a flashback of what he had done and wanted to get the story out before he had died the next day because the narrator is in jail. He was scheduled for a hanging the next day, as he states “But tomorrow I die, and today I would unburden my soul.” (Poe, the Black Cat) Therefore, the narrator had admire for animals which indeed he had a bunch of them. The narrator had gotten a black cat. “Pluto—this was the cat’s name—was my favorite pet and playmate.” He said.
believed to be a Hessian soldier who lost his head to a cannonball in battle. This character brings a sense of grotesqueness and gore to the story. Ichabod Crane is another character Irving uses in his story to portray a sense of wealth and greed. Ichabod is intrigued by one of his students he teaches and realizes she is very wealthy. Ichabod’s true character comes out when he starts to compete for her heart with another man.
“He would have liked to speak to Frieda in private about the assistants. She laughed and joked with them now and then, but their mere intrusive presence troubled him. Not that they were demanding; they had settled down on the ﬂoor in a corner of the room, lying on two old skirts; their aim, as they often assured Frieda, was to avoid disturbing their boss the land surveyor, and to take up as little room as possible” • Klamm Klamm is the elusive castle oﬃcial who is K.’s immediate superior au- thority at the castle. K. tries all through his stay in the village to get a meeting arrangement with him. Klamm is stout, fat with a paunch, a middle-aged man behind a desk, a stereotypical government employee.
Then there was Old Man Warner, the oldest man in town. He has lived through the tradition for decades and is set in his ways with how he views the lottery. Jackson made this character completely “for” the lottery, anyone who thought that the lottery should be stopped, was considered a young fool who knew nothing, and had no respect for tradition. Shirley used techniques that gave life to her short story, thus having readers become compelled to read her short stories. The tasteful blend of reality produced; a sense of brooding mystery and
Richard Woodhouse on 27 October taking after year. The 'poetical Character ', as indicated by Keats, is not itself – it has no individual self – it is everything and nothing – It has no character – it appreciates splendid and dark; it lives in delight, be it awful or great, up or low, had or confiscated, dropped or raised – It essentially of a stoic kind yet in a positive sense, has as much thoroughly enjoy a lowlife like Iago [Othello] as a champion of Imogen 's kind [ Cymbeline ]. What stuns the righteous thinker joys the chamelion Poet '.  The expression "energy" was utilized by Keats ' contemporary, the writer and faultfinder William Hazlitt, to depict the force and enthusiasm with which a craftsman makes an alternate structure. 'The vast amount of emotional innovation in Shakespeare takes from his energy ', Hazlitt wrote in the Inspector on 26 May 1816; 'The force he joys to show is not serious, yet digressive.
Many did not know of him until his publication of The Scarlet Letter, which was a very controversial work of fiction during his time. In his stories he expressed his guilt for his family participating in the Salem Witch Trials among other things that affected his everyday life. Some of these things can be seen in his short story, “The Birth-Mark”. He confronted his feelings about Puritanism, nature, science, and beauty in this story.
The Mentally Disturbed Have anyone ever read a story where the character seems extremely insane? Edgar Allan Poe’s writes about a narrator in his story “The Tell-Tale Heart” who is a bit frightening. “Is it not clear that I am not mad?”(64). The narrator repeats this question multiple times because he or she does not believe they are insane. In Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” the narrator shows the reader that he or she is mentally disturbed by describing what he or she does to the old man.