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    In Liam O'Flaherty´s The Sniper, all of these are brought to an acute reality in a single war-torn city. Strong cerebral convictions and opposing philosophies, due to which people want to destroy. The Sniper How does the author depict the turmoil and plight in a war-torn city in “The Sniper”? Anger, pain, death and remorse- all unpleasant, but all are faced and handled in every war. In Liam O'Flaherty's "The Sniper," all of these are brought to an acute reality in a single war-torn city

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    times have you killed your family? The short story “The Sniper,” by Liam O'Flaherty starts with the protagonist, a Republican sniper, watching the streets from a parapet while eating a sandwich. After taking the risk of smoking and giving away hs position, he finds competition and is shot. This starts his struggles to fire his rifle which leads him to come up with a risky plan to win. The short story “The Sniper,” by Liam O'Flaherty uses irony and characterization to show that in a civil war, no matter

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    situation placed before him. At certain times, he uses his utter cleverness to outsmart the free-state sniper. Eventually, he figures out that the man he shot was his brother. Liam O’Flaherty uses strong sensory and imagery details, inner thinking, and revealing actions to support and enhance the short story, “The Sniper.” Liam O’Flaherty uses strong sensory and imagery details to develop empathy

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    Liam O’Flaherty’s The Sniper is a simple story of a protagonist unknowingly killing his own brother. According to Northrop Frye, four literary story types exist: Comedy, Romance, Tragedy, and Satire/Irony. The Sniper is not a story about our protagonist succeeding in his journey or emerging victorious from a conflict, so it is not a Comedy or Romance. Also, the protagonist of this story suffers from a defeat worse than death. As a result, this is not a Tragedy either. Therefore, according to Northrop

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    Diction In The Sniper

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    fights for what he thinks is right or a person who fights because he has to? “The Sniper” tells a story of a sniper who is in a fight between another sniper. The story takes place in Dublin Ireland and is considered Civil War. In ¨The Sniper,” Liam O’Flaherty uses diction, point of view, and plot to create a story of loss, pain , and an intense mood. Throughout the story the author uses some diction to better describe the story. He writes “Dublin lays enveloped in darkness but for the dim light of

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    The Sniper is a short story written by Liam O'Flaherty, in early 1923. It takes place during the Irish Civil war, and is meticulously written about two snipers. Although the story was written almost one hundred years ago, it still manages to relate and reach out to many people to this day, including me. The main conflict in the story is the two snipers, and how each try to outsmart and kill the other. What the snipers don’t know is that they are brothers, born from the same mother and father. This

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    story, “The Sniper”, by Liam O’Flaherty, two snipers from opposing sides are fighting against each other. Set during the Irish Civil War, this story includes a Republican Sniper and a Free State Sniper, from opposite sides of the war. The suspense in this story is built through multiple ways using pacing and timing. The author, Liam O’Flaherty uses timing and order of events together to create a lot of suspense throughout “The Sniper”. One of the ways that the author, Liam O’ Flaherty, creates

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    In Liam O'Flaherty's story The Sniper, a story about a sniper in the nighttime in a battle against an enemy sniper in Dublin, the author concentrated deeply on dialogue, inner thinking and revealing actions throughout the story to build suspense. In the beginning, the author uses descriptions to build suspense. The evidence is in the first page when the narrator gives the reader a description of what is going on before the story starts. It builds suspense because it lets the reader think of what

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    The story the sniper is a suspenseful short story written by Liam O'Flaherty. The story is about a republican sniper that has the face of a scholar that is involved in the Irish civil war. The story the sniper uses suspenseful phrases such as hurriedly, immediately, suddenly, and slowly to describe the pace of the story. The thesis of The Sniper is that the story uses timing to create suspense. The story the sniper uses back to back action to create suspense. One example of this in the story the

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    In The Sniper by Liam O'Flaherty The republicans and free staters are in civil war , and he ( the main character) tries to fight them off , and kills them and fighting them off , and he accidentally killed his brother. There is a war against Republicans and the free staters , and one guy is doing his best to win , and he shoots the snipers and he gets hit in the arm , and he cut it off , and then a lady saw him and started yelling and he had to shoot her . Then when he got most of the people

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