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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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    suspense by having an increase in pacing, through the words in the story, decreasing/slowing down is used through words like “still, and paused” Finally, he creates suspense by having back to back rapid conflicts, The suspense is created by Liam O’Flaherty, who is the author of this short story suspense. Throughout this story you're faced with feelings of anticipation, suspense, and you may even appear to be solicitous. Showing empathy, and being held on the edge of your seat throughout each captivating

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    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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    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 the

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    In this suspenseful short 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

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    The similar theme is that war changes people and tears them apart due to the pain and suffering of the war. “Cursing the war, cursing himself, cursing everybody”(O’Flaherty 208). The quote helps show that the war may cause you to curse things you never would've before, like, yourself. And from the poem “He thought he’d list perhaps/ Off hand like just as I/ Was out of work, had sold his traps/ No other reason why”(Hardy

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    Ireland around the battle of the Four Courts, which does take place in history. The sniper, settled on a rooftop, tries to relax, but soon fights for his life against an armored car and more importantly against another sniper. In “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty, symbolism and figurative language exemplify that civil war divides a whole country, not just any one group of people or soldiers. O’Flaherty’s use of symbolism allows this story to encompass a whole country in its talk of division while only having

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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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