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    The story “Survivor Type” by Stephen King is a story about a man named Richard Pines. In the story Richard is trapped on an island somewhere in the Gulf of Thailand. In the story Richard speaks to us through his diary entries. In the diary entries they tell us his life story, how Richard lived his, how he got stuck on the island ,how Richard lived on the island ,how he ate himself ,and how Richard died to become a drug addled cannibal. This is also a story about man trying to survive and trying to fight society

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    In “One for the Road” by Stephen King, Ritchie is an example of the non-believer stereotype, because he doesn’t believe that anything will happen to him when he goes to the lot. In “One for the Road” a couple wrecks their car into a snowbank, and the man walks back into town to a bar. Ritchie is the usual drunk and doesn’t believe anything will happen if he goes to the lot. When Ritchie leaves he never returned. Then, the man and the bar owner go looking for his wife and kid, and they had all been bitten by vampires.

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    Recently, I’ve finished reading a horror novel by Stephen King which he published in 1981 and won the British Fantasy Award in the next year. ’ Cujo’ is the first ever Stephen Kings novel that I’ve read and I have to say I enjoyed reading it despite my early negative feeling about this work. As you already know, I will use the example from ‘’Cujo’’ to explain the concept of externality, ad to be more precise, this essay will be about negative externality. When I was deciding what film or novel to use as a source of externality for this essay I had many ideas but none of them were perfect. My aim was to find a story with an externality in it’s heart

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    Around the world there are many kind of problems that afflict kids of all age but there is one in particular that is relevant, this problem is the bullying. Also many kids commit suicide because of this problem, this isn't an actual problem, the bullying exist many years ago almost all generations of humans witness the bullying in the childhood.

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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.

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    The short story "Quitters, Inc," by Stephen King, is suspenseful and filled with many twists. Quitters, Inc is a rehab fasiclity for people that want to stop smoking, but their healing treatment is very unique. Jimmy McCann recommends his friend, Dick Morisson, to join the same program that changed his life and helped him to stop smoking. But Morrison does nit know what is in store for himself and his family. Stephen King uses foreshadowing to anticipate the tortures done to a family member, if they do not meet the rehab's requirements.

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    T The Mist Compare and Contrast In 1980, the book The Mist, written by Stephen King, was released. It got very popular later on, so they decided to make it a movie 27 years later. The book is a horror tale following the life of David Drayton and a large group of civilians trying to survive a thick mist that has ‘enveloped the entire town. Not only can you barely see through it, but it contains some of the most out of this world creatures.

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    Throughout Stephen King's "Quitters Inc.", there was many symbols throughout the story. Morrison smoking symbolizes regret and pain Morrison is going through throughout his life. An example of pain in the story could be how Morrison calls his own son a " mentally retarded human being". This could symbolize Morrison pain because it showed how Morrison is so tired of life and also how how he talks to McCann about his kid and his weight. Throughout the whole story, Stephen King uses foreshadowing to hint how his story is going to end.

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    Stephen King is one of the world’s best selling authors. Selling 350 million copies since his first book “Carrie”, his gripping story lines bring the reader in and have them wanting more. By adding realistic aspects to his stories like town names, historical events for the time period, and going in on a character’s past amplifies the realness aspect of the story. The hidden inner meanings through his plots questions what the narrative is truly about. Stephen King with his artistic use of symbolism in his novels, separates him from other novelist in the horror/supernatural genre.

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    American author, Stephen King is known for his, rather, disturbing and on edge movies. Some might say he is the best when it comes to horror films. He knew the best ways to get under people 's skin, and when to do it. Each one of his movies took a different approach. There is a movie or everyone, and their fears.

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    Throughout the course of history, authors incorporated events of their life, milestones in time, and their personal opinions and views in their work. Stephen King is a prime example of an author that does such. By writing about his life, his era, and his opinions, he develops an interesting and unique storyline in each of his novels. By focusing on events of his time period and life, Stephen King develops his philosophy which is presented in his novel The Shining.

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    An Analysis of The Declaration of Independence Stephen King says, “To write is human, to edit is divine.” Mr. King’s claim carries considerable weight for many, engendering an angelic sense of duty to the written word. This duty was felt most strongly during the American revolution, with every word eliciting the potential for the boom of a thousand cannons. It was at this crucial turning point in American history that Thomas Jefferson was tasked with writing the Declaration of Independence, arguably one of the most influential documents in history. The changes made to the draft of the Declaration regarding capitalization, for emphasis, and the deletion and modification of specific words and phrases, for inspiring a sense of unity, create synergy,

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    Everyone has those memories that aren’t so great, something like a funeral, or an accident. However, only so many people have the burden of a murder on their mind. In the novel It by Stephen King, it changes between present day and the past, and about 160 pages in, it flashes back to June of 1958, which is when everything happened. At the beginning, you learn that Ben has a crush on Bev, which makes him daydream sometimes. One day, he was at the library and when he walked out, daydreaming, Henry Bowers, Victor Criss, and Belch Huggins were across the street, waiting for him.

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    “I was twelve, nearly thirteen, when I first saw a dead person” (1 King). The author, Stephen, King, is foreshadowing what is going to occur in the story, The Body. In The Body, Gordie, the main character, and his group of friends go on a quest to find Ray Brower. Ray Brower is a young guy who was tragically killed by a train. The friends are able to find Ray’s body because Vern tells what he overheard in his brother’s conversation.

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    I completely agree with Lily that this was one of the funniest anecdote that we had read thus far. I think it shows another side of Stephen King because he is a dark horror and sci-fi writer, but reading about his life you see that he is also quite a comedian. In “On Writing” he has been able to make fun of his life and not take himself seriously, and you can sometimes see that he is reflecting on the memories and realizing in the moment of writing what they even meant. The anecdote that really stuck with me is when he talked about having both a drug addiction and being an alcoholic.

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    The checkered past and symbolism of the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s novel ,The Shining, reflects the characters’ pasts and influences their actions in order to show the building as more of an antagonist (of sorts) than a setting. One example of support for the claim is when Jack Torrence is having a dream after discovering the blood and bits in the Presidential suite from a gang fight years prior, where he believes that he is killing an intruder of the hotel with a mallet, but as he threw the mallet down, “the face below him was not of the intruder but of Danny’s. It was the face of his son. Then the mallet crashed home, closing his eyes forever. Suddenly Jack awoke standing over Danny’s bed, his fists clenched tightly.”

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    In Stephen King's Under the Dome, a town’s power is completely cut off, resulting in the failure of most of their technological conveniences. Separated from the electrical grid and living off of generators as the result of the dropping of a massive, impenetrable dome of an unknown origin, the town quickly plunges into chaos and anarchy as its inhabitants scramble to hold on to the remnants of their past life. King provides a remarkable social commentary supporting the idea that mankind, as a society, has grown increasingly reliant on the convenience of technology to the point where breaking that dependency can be catastrophic. Corruption plays a central role in the development of both the plot and the characters in the book. James Rennie,

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    Background Stephen King is a very acclaimed author. He has written some very famous books and has won many awards for them. He started his writing career by writing for a newspaper column weekly for the school newspaper. His first acclaimed book, Carrie, came out in 1973.

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    The Jaunt The Jaunt is written by author Stephen King . It is a story, which takes place in the future around the year 2407. We are introduced to the Oates family of four. The father Mark Oates and his wife Marilys Oates, and their to children the son Ricky Oates who is twelve years old and the daughter Patricia Oates who is nine years old.

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    1.) Introduction Renowned American author Stephen King is famous for taking the horror genre out of its typical Gothic environment, and bringing it to our everyday life, proving that about anything can be a source of terror. By exploring the dark side of human society and breaching moral codes and taboos King manages to create the distinct feeling of uneasiness and revulsion which is a characteristic feature of his works. Although King himself generally does not mind being pigeon-holed (503) his collection of novellas Different Season (1982) constitutes a rather atypical work of his, in so far as the novellas are no horror stories to begin with.

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