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Narrative And The Works Of Richard Edward Connell

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Narratives are works that are an expression of connected events. Narratives include novels, dramas, fables, folk tales, short stories and poetry. Narratives are also found in cinema, music and theatre.
Narrative techniques give meaning for the reader and help the reader to use imagination for visualizing situations. Narrative literary techniques are also known as literary devices. Literary elements include setting, plot, theme, style or structure, characters and perspective or voice of the story.
Common techniques for style include metaphors, similes, imagery, personification, hyperbole and alliteration. Common techniques relevant to plot include backstory, flashback, flash forward and foreshadowing. Common techniques relevant to narrative
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and Marrie Miller Connell. His father worked as an editor and reporter for the local paper before beginning his political career. His father’s connections at the paper later proved useful for Connell, as by the age of 18 he secured a job as an editor. Connell later attended Georgetown and, after the death of his father, Harvard. He served in World War I, and during his service he wrote and edited the camp newspaper. Upon his return from the war, he married Louise Herrick Fox in 1919. Connell’s stories were published in both the Saturday Evening Post and Collier’s Weekly. He died in Beverly Hills, CA at the age of 56. (http://www.gradesaver.com/author/richard-connell)
"The Most Dangerous Game", also published as "The Hounds of Zaroff", is a short story by Richard Connell, first published in Collier's on January 19, 1924. The story features a big-game hunter from New York who falls off a yacht and swims to an isolated island in the Caribbean, where he is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. The story is inspired by the big game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were particularly fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s.
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