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  • Perfect Storm
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    The More Powerful Sea Disaster Story Some of the most intriguing stories of today are about people's adventures at sea and the thrill and treachery of living through its perilous storms and disasters. Two very popular selections about the sea and its terrors are The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and "The Wreck of the Hesperus" by Henry Longfellow. Comparison between the two works determines that "The Wreck of the Hesperus" tells a more powerful sea-disaster story for several different reason...
  • Reader In Suspense
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    Attention keepers in "The Most Dangerous Game" In Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game", he uses several literary devices to keep the reader interested. During Rainsfords journey to and through the island of General Zaroff he partakes in an adventurous journey filled with mystery, suspense, and dilemma. These devices are used to keep the reader interested throughout the story. Mystery is used to give the story a scary and unusual setting. First, the story about Ship Trap Island is used to ...
  • Next Suspenseful Part Of The Play
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    Julius Caesar: The Use of Suspense Suspense can be defined as the uncertainties the reader feels about what will happen next in a story, or in this case, a play. William Shakespeare incorporated in Julius Caesar three very suspenseful events on which the who leplay depends. The first suspenseful event of this play occurs when the conspirators join and discuss their reasons for assassination. Cassius feels that he is equal to Caesar, if not even better that him. Shakespeare builds suspense by usi...
  • Suspense In The Guest Camus
    523 words
    How does Camus generate suspense in The Guest Camus utilizes many different ways to generate suspense and the ways are affected by where and when the author wrote the story. Camus was a French author who was born and raised in Algeria and the country was in the middle of war while Camus was writing most of his stories. The war and Camus political beliefs play parts in most of his stories. Camus uses plot, characterization, and others to generate suspense in The Guest. Using suspense in the story...
  • Smooth Flow With The Mystery And Suspense
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    In the past years, one of my favorite books was The Pilot's Wife, by Anita Shreve. It has action, suspension, and mystery. It has my vote for a great book for two reasons. First, it has the type of mystery that is combined with suspension. Second, the author writes with an interesting style that always has a surprise around the corner. The way that she writes the mystery and suspense is intriguing and nice to read. First, the reading has a smooth flow with the mystery and suspense. For example, ...
  • Jane And The Reader
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    Mystery and suspense in Bronte's novel Jane Eyre provides a crucial element to the reader's interpretation of the novel, allowing Bronte to subtly aid the reader in foreboding coming events. Bronte successfully creates mystery and suspense in her novel through the use of both features of plot and narrative techniques. Bronte's features of plot which allow her to create mystery and suspense are the esoteric nature of Grace Poole, the visit of the fortune teller at Thornfield, and the fire in Roch...
  • Lady Marguerite Blakeney
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    The historical novel entitled The Scarlet Pimpernel is a classic and truly deserves this prestigious title. The author of this enthralling 267 page book is Baroness Emma Orczy and it was published by Dodd, Mead & Company in the year 1964. The scene is set in the terrorized Paris of revolutionary France in the 1800's. During this time period nobody was safe from the horrifying grasp of "Madame la Guillotine" which claimed hundreds of lives every day. But a few brave men headed by a courageous per...

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