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  • King Stephen King Reflection

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    The video “Stephen King on Childhood” changed the way I look at things. He claims, “the things that really scare us are the things that are going on just outside the spotlight that you can’t quite see” (“Stephen King on Childhood”). The video starts off with Stephen King talking about a day he was walking and came across a little girl on the side of the street drawing in the dirt talking to herself or an imaginary person. Then, he thought to himself, “If I did that, somebody would come along and

  • Telepathy In Stephen King

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    Telepathy at its Finest Stephen King, a world renowned author, has had much success in the genres of horror, science fiction and suspense. Due to his success, King decided to share some of his tricks of the trade in order to help aspiring authors with his book On Writing. Before completing this book, writing to me was just a pain. I remember this one quote that said, “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot”(King 145). I proceed to think,

  • Analysis of Stephen King

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    Stephen King: On Writing Stephen King is a man of many talents and personalities; not only is he able to scare his readers immensely, he is also able to make them laugh. I chose a passage from Stephen King's On Writing for this assignment; the passage stuck in my mind for a long time after I finished the book. His writing style is unique compared to the other autobiographies I have read over the years. Everything that a person writes has a meaning or purpose whether it's a letter or an essay

  • Stephen King Biography

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    Stephen king (known for a lot of people as the horror master), was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. Son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King who got divorced when he was very young, therefore he and his brother started dividing their time between Connecticut and Indiana during their teenage years, but finally king decided to move with her brother and mother in Maine definitely, There he graduated from Lisbon Falls High School in 1966. After that king went to the University of Maine

  • Stephen King Analysis

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    Stephen King was born in 1947 into a poor family that was later abandoned by his father. He always had a passion for writing and became a high school teacher before he could kick-start his outstanding writing career says, “Biography.com”. Stephen King, a 'New York Times'-bestselling novelist and one of the most well known authors of our time, was directly influenced by the culture he grew up in and his own experiences in life. “Here There Be Tygers” is one of King’s earlier works and it emits strong

  • Suspense In Stephen King

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    identify Stephen King’s works as horror, however he sees them as suspense novels (citation needed). Stephen King is often associated with the horror genre because of his excessive use of gore in his novels. However, gore is merely a side agenda that helps King shape his ideas. Instead, King’s main goal is to create suspense. By creating a vivid image of the impact of a murder, rape, or other catastrophe he is able to foster his goal by unnerving his reader and creating a conflict. Stephen King’s extensive

  • Horror In Stephen King : The King Of Horror

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    The King of Horror Stephen King is known to the world as the king of horror. His books and short stories have caused fear in millions of people around the world. His use of literary elements, vivid writing techniques, and the exploitation of people’s primal fear all contribute to his success as the world’s greatest horror writing. One of the ways that Stephen King produces fear in readers is by using many different literary elements. In many of his books, he uses the element of the

  • The Horror Of Stephen King : The King Of Horror

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    The King of Horror Horror is a genre of fiction intended to frighten, scare, or disgust its readers by inducing feelings of terror. The dark allure of the this genre calls to many readers, writers, and people of the world. This ghoulish world of horror is created by masterful writers, such as Stephen King. Self-proclaimed horror and suspense writer, King is one of the world’s most popular authors. With his show-stopping novels IT and The Shining, he has forever impacted the horror genre. Stephen King’s

  • Stephen King the Creator of Horror

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    Stephen King Who is Stephen king? Does he write horror books? Stephen king writes horror books. He has had movie made from his books. Stephen king has been a writer since he was a child. He is a famous writer and a family man. Stephen king was born in Portland Maine September 21, 1947. Stephen is of Scotch-Irish ancestry; his height is 6’4 and weighs 200 pounds. He has blue eyes and fair skin. He is scared of insects; he doesn’t like rats, snakes or closed in places. Stephen is the son

  • Stephen King : Author Of Reality

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    Stephen King: Author of Reality Most see the horror genre as a pariah of the literary world, as a discriminate notion inescapable to change. Stephen King, the phenomenal author, strives to obtain the same serious consideration that is awarded to non-genre authors throughout his work. His work first and foremost is for the satisfaction of the reader and provokes emotions such as terror, horror, and disorder. Many of his novels inspired filmmakers, such as Stanley Kubrick, to produce high grossing

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