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  • Key Roles In Many Stephen King Novels
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    Man Behind The Horror Stephen King Controlling Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to, in extensive detail, give you the faithful reader an understanding of one of the world's most prolific writers. There is a lot more to Stephen King then numerous best selling books and hit movies. He is a true genius in every sense of the word, and I rank him amongst the greatest writers of all time. I feel I can give my opinion on him so freely and bluntly because I have read every published work he was eve...
  • Ivanhoe's Beliefs
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    Character Analysis of Wilfred of Ivanhoe Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a heroic English prince, through out the story undergoes many mental and physical changes. His respect, bravery and loyalness lead him to strive for success. By following in his fathers footsteps, Ivanhoe tremendously matures through out the novel. Ivanhoe was the son of Cedric of Saxon. Ivanhoe falls in love with his fathers ward and is disowned by his father. The king steps in and adopts Ivanhoe. Even though Ivanhoe was abandoned, he...
  • Ex Student Of King's High School
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    WRITER STEPHEN KING DIES Writer Stephen King's death sounds like something out of one of his novels. He died early yesterday morning when he was struck by a car on a lonely dirt road near his house in Portland, Maine. Officials said that King was on a daily walk on a deserted road when an unidentified driver hit him. King, who has explored almost every terror-producing theme imaginable, from vampires, rabid dogs, deranged killers, pyromaniac ghosts, to telekinesis, biological warfare and even a ...
  • Flagg Poisons King Roland
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    Although it may seem quite absurd, the role of animals in The Eyes of the Dragon is a very supreme and dignified part of the novel. Through the development of the novel, the animal kingdom roars novel from insects to dogs and they all play their own, individual roles. The great black and white Anduan Husky named Frisky who is, out of all of her dogs, Naomis favorite, leads Ben Staad and Naomi directly to the whereabouts of Dennis, Peters butler. Flaggs animals are symbols of his plans for the do...
  • Stephen King's First Published Novel
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    Stephen King Stephen King is one of the most successful authors of the twentieth-century. He brings nightmares to life in a way that no other writer has succeeded to do, and is now among the most prestigious horror writers of the time. King is indeed a genius at work; however, to fully understand the legacy of Stephen King, one must understand the background from which he came and the manner in which he handled it. Due to the desertion of his father and his lack of self-esteem, Stephen decided e...
  • King's Stories
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    Stephen King Stephen Edwin King was born September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine, U.S. He is an American novelist and short-story writer whose many novels and story collections, and the numerous films adapted from this large body of work, have established his reputation as the leading author of horror fictions in contemporary literature, and with reviving the genre of horror fiction in the late 20th century. King graduated from the University of Maine in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in English. A...
  • Example Of Stephen Kings Fear
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    1) Title: "Stephen King" Author: Amy Keyishian and Marjorie Keyishian Copyright date: 1996, 1998 2) The setting was a small town in Bangor, Maine where Stephen King was raised. Some times and places in which major actions occur are as follows: 9/21/47-The master of horror, Stephen King was born. 1970- King received his English degree graduating with honors. 01-71- King married Tabitha Spruce whom he met when they were students at the University of Maine. He taught six English classes at Hampden ...
  • Maine In 1958 Stephen King
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    Stephen King is one of the most influential authors of today. His award-winning novels and short stories are known world -wide. His many awards and nominations have created a space for him in the literary world. King is a true "Horror King", for his books, turned movies, have scared millions world- wide. Stephen King has helped bring America to prominence through his many books, essays and short stories. Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 at the Maine General Hospital in Portland,...
  • Corey Barlow Scene
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    Stephen King's Devices of Tension-Building as Seen through Salem's Lot The novel which we will examine, called Salem's Lot, is among Stephen King's finest novels. From the way he details the gory scenes of the story, to achieve a building of tension throughout every page. Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and then Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966. From his soph...
  • Magic Stephen King
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    IT Stephen King is the brilliant author that wrote It, a dazzling work featuring a number of rhetorical devices which work to support a number of themes. He wrote the novel in Bangor, Maine over a period of four years beginning in 1981 and ending in 1985, and is also renowned for his horror stories through out America. He has dabbled in other types of fiction as well including e-books and the Dark Tower Series which will contain nearly 5000 pages of text if ever completed. It was essentially two...
  • King's First Novel
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    Stephen King "The most haunted of houses is the human mind". -Patrick McGrath When you read that quote, what does it make you think Well, it makes me think of one thing. It makes me think of all of the terrifying stories I ve read by the master of the macabre himself, Stephen Edwin King. His mind has conjured up countless novels and short stories to do none other than to scare you out of your mind. His style and vivid detail meticulously planted in every work he does is the reason for such react...
  • Novel Pet Semetary By Stephen King
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    The novel Pet Semetary by Stephen King is definitely a well researched novel. A lot of research must have had been done on the Micmac Indians because King describes and uses them frequently in his novel. He uses facts which can be proved and make the story more interesting. He uses real life facts about cemeteries which make the book a little more scary. Since the novel is a hor or story, if the facts were to be fictional, it would make the story unbelievable and not as scary. The soil in cemete...
  • Novel The Way
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    1. How do I feel about this novel The way I feel about this novel is kind of mixed because, I couldn't tell if Mr. King was trying to scare me like it was a horror story or if he was trying to make this story more Science Fiction. The way I reacted, when he starts to talk about the power of Charlie McGee and how she is starting to realize her strengths. It freaked me out, because how could somebody have that much power. The way this novel relates to me and others is, when McGee starts to become ...
  • Setting For Many King Novels
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    Stephen King, unlike any other contemporary author, captures his readers' exclusive attention because of his characters and life that was full of struggle, with which everyone can relate. Even his early life is not that of a typical person's: moving from place to place, watching his mother struggle after his father left his family, and having his own social struggle due to his strange appearance. King began to show his true abilities in college while working at as a dishwasher when he contribute...

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