In the book "The Norton Anthology of short fiction" by Richard Bausch and R.V Cassill you can find a varieties of writes with different way of writings. There are some stories which the protagonist are involved in marriages and are addressed in different ways. In some cases these marriages
Edgar Allan Poe has been called the “Master of Suspense”, he uses suspense in his literature in order to create the mood in his famous pieces of literature. Poe as an individual has been through numerous of tragedies in his life, which influenced him to write these famous stories. Throughout his life, he had witnessed many important family members passing away, for example, his wife, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe and his mom, Eliza Poe. Some of Poe’s literature that includes the element of suspense is “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Cask of Amontillado”. These two short stories include specific elements to build suspense throughout the story. Poe’s purpose of creating suspense is to make the reader think deeply about what is happening, and eager
The story, Sonny’s Blues, describes the lives of two brothers growing up in Harlem in the early 1960’s. Sonny and his brother are different in the way the go about life in general. They were both raised in the same household, yet they grew up to be totally different people.
Comparative analysis of Dorothy Allison’s “Don’t Tell Me You Don’t Know” and “I'm Working on My Charm” Dorothy Allison's “I'm Working on My Charm” is a story of a young sixteen-year-old girl who works as a waitress with her mother. As a young daughter coming to the same field as the mother, the mother becomes a role model here and supports and helps her daughter on becoming a good waitress. She makes sure the environment her daughter is working on is good and that she is aware of the Yankees. Yankees doesn't see waitresses on the same level as they are. So, the mother is worried how her daughter will deal with Yankees and makes sure she knows how to handle different situations. The daughter is taught to use her charm to influence people. Also, Mabel, her mother's friend, teaches her how to bet on tips from customer. This story illustrates how an older person can be a guide for younger ones to be successful and accepted in the society.
The stories “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”, “The Leap”, and “The Trip” all explore aspects that are drastic for the characters and are thrilling to the audience to read. Common elements can be found in each story. Even though each story is similar, each story has a unique way
Welterweight champion Benny Paret was renowned for his ability to receive a hit, and had taken years of punishment in order to obtain his championship. Yet he proved, he was the greatest every time he stepped in the ring. However, all good things will come to an end. In the
Internal Conflit he hesitation or decision-making issue within characters’ mind is regarded as an suspense. In “Just Lather, That’s All ”, the barber struggled in whether or not to kill the enemy who now infront of him. In the end, the barber did not want blood on his hand. Meanwhile, in “The sniper”, two snipers who were from different sides fought against each other in a war. While examining the corpse, the sniper discovered that the enemy was his brother. Also “The Black Cat” narrates the process of the protagonist from normal to committing a crime step-by-step. Internal conflict moves the story’s plot, thought the short stories “Just Lather, That's All”, “The Sniper” and “The Black Cat” respectively.
How do authors write stories that make you want to read on? This is called suspense. Authors use different kinds of suspense techniques to keep the reader engaged in the story. The short story, “Lather and Nothing Else,” by Hernando Tellez is about a barber who has a hard time deciding whether or not to kill Captain Torres, the rebel executioner. The barber thinks that killing the Captain will make him a murderer, but a hero at the same time. Hernando Tellez creates suspense by foreshadowing, showing the character’s thoughts, and by using descriptive words.
Have you ever thought of deep about the characters feelings while solving any conflict in the story and their thoughts? In the story “A defenseless creature” written by Anton Chekhov it has two characters in the story and each of them try to solve their conflict with each other. The two main characters in the story were Madame Schutkin a poor, old lady and Mr. Kistunov working as a cashier in the bank. They both have a problem which they want to solve but only one person will be able to solve the long and tiring problem will the other will have to suffer from the argument. The story that Anton Chekhov decides to write his whole story in a dialogue form.
Robert Brockel Brockel1 Dr. Robert Janusko English 2 19 February 201 Foreshadowing There are many ways that a reader can be prepared for the ending of a story, “The Lottery” and “A Rose for Emily” are two very grueling short stories with a long suspense and a similar plot. The narrator’s stance in “A Rose for Emily” was first-person observer, which is defined as a single character point of view in which the narrator was is not involved with the story and the narrator’s stance in “The Lottery” was third-person anonymous which is involves a narrator that does not enter any minds. Both stances conceal the endings and both the stories use imagery and foreshadowing to prepare the reader for the
PLOT “In considering the plot development, we are most aware that without sufficient conflict or tension, accompanied by suspense, foreshadowing, inevitability, a story is just plain dull. Pleasures come in all kinds of way. A good can provide them all”. (Lukens, pp. 98)
Suspense can either “make or break” a story. While it usually makes the piece much more interesting and attractive to the reader, it can also make it seem needy for attention. However, in the short story, “August Heat,” by W. F. Harvey suspense is used so cautiously and professionally that
Mystery, imagination, and vivid imagery elicit and entice an audience. A storyteller who tampers with a mysterious mood attracts the audience into his or her story. By alluding to dramatic elements and leaving details unexplained curiosity kindles within a reader, causing one to generate answers for the unanswered. These techniques
Haroun discovers how storytelling brings life to society as it creates character and an identity of one another. His father becomes melancholy creating the “Mist of Misery.” Haroun slowly develops a sense of understanding to storytelling as it can change feelings of others and now he feels guilty for doubting his father’s creativity: “think of the happiest times you can remember… A few moments later that malodorous mist tore apart like the shreds of an old shirt… it wasn’t only a story, after all” (Rushdie 50). Here, Haroun realizes how important his thoughts can be as each and every thought can change the weather of the land. Haroun takes an understanding of the world as he sees how much people really need his father’s stories. His realization to his father’s doings gives Haroun a guilt trip as is makes him better understand “that the real world is full of magic, so magical worlds could easily be real.” Haroun then makes his father happy once again and the mist clears almost instantaneously. This starts to make Haroun value the act of storytelling more. Initially, Haroun had no knowledge or understanding of how storytelling can create feelings of his father and others. Over the process of considering his father’s means, he now takes a realization of how his thoughts can change reality as it changes in Moody Land. Overall, when Haroun
An American Childhood The author composes a strong narrative considering the audience he wanted to reach, by my view the young generation. He instantly capturing the hearts of the readers by using the five senses in his description and by creating a compelling narrative from an ordinary story that could have happened to anyone. While following the dynamic of the story, he gives us to look at the “six inches of new snow”, to hear “tire chains come clanking from afar”, to feel the cold weather “it was cloudy but cold”, to smell the “boiling oil” or even with more imagination the “garbage cans” and to taste symbolically “ every breath tore my throat”. The sensory details give the audience a good description of the vivid details. The time used