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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...
  • 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 ...
  • King's First Best Seller
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    Stephen King is a well-known and talented horror / fiction author who has published over eleven books in the last two decades. His great stories of horror and fantasy have been enjoyed by kids and adults starting from his first best-seller, Carrie. King's wit and style of writing has made him one of the most popular horror story authors today. Stephen King's life has not been an easy one. he was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland Maine (Bleiler, 1038). His father left when he was two and ga...
  • 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...
  • Real Within Stephen Kings World
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    The Master Of Malice "It starts with this: put your desk in the corner, and every time you sit down there to write, remind yourself why it isn't in the middle of the room. Life isn't a support system for art. It's the other way around" states Stephen King in his book On Writing (94). Stephen King is a world-renowned author for his works in horror fiction, fiction, cinema and television. He has published more than forty novels and written nine screenplays (Adams 1). Stephen King draws a great dea...
  • Stephen King
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    The second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King was born on 1974 in Portland, Maine. His name was Stephen Edwin King. After his parents as a toddler, Stephen and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Stephen, David, and their mother lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which was where Stephen's father's side lived. They then moved to Stratford, Connecticut, that was where Stephen King spent most of his childhood paying frequent visits to his mother's side of the in Malden, Massac...
  • Stephen King
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    "If you have an imagination, let it run free". - Steven King, 1963 The King of Terror Stephen King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal, and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to using great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen King, who is mainly known for his novels, has broadened his horizons to different types of wr...
  • Stephen King's First Novel
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    Stephen King's first novel would never have been published if not for his wife Tabitha - she removed it from the garbage where he had thrown it. Three months later when he submitted it to Doubleday publishing, he received a $2500 advance on the book that went on to sell a modest 13,000 hardcover copies. The book was Carrie. Reviews were mixed, but when United Artists and Brian De Palma released the film version in 1976, it was a critical and commercial success. New American Library purchased the...
  • Stephen King
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    Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his parents separated when Stephen was a toddler, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. Stephen and his brother paid frequent visits to members of his mother's family in Malden, Massachusetts, and Pow nal, Maine. When Stephen w...
  • 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,...
  • King's Own Analysis Of The Horror Genre
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    representative of the social repression of the individual, lock Charlie's cell and throw away the key. Though Charlie regains control of the narrative in the final chapter, it is only to tell the reader that he has lost his struggle for individualism. Biographical / Critical Introduction to Stephen King Source: Chris Pour teau, The Individual and Society: Narrative Structure and Thematic Unity in Stephen King's Rage, in The Journal of Popular Culture, Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer, 1993, pp. 171 77. Te...
  • Stephen King
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    Stephen King often called; "Master of Horror" is a well-known author for his horror stories, and science fiction novels. He had many influences on how has written his books. King has also faced many hardships within his life. King was born in Portland, Maine on September 21, 1947 to Nellie Ruth King and Donald Edwin King at the Maine General Hospital. Stephen was the only natural born child in the family, as his brother David was adopted at birth in 1945. The Kings were your average family until...
  • Horror Fiction Of Stephen King
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    James Seale Ed Sears English 1302-19 7 March, 2000 Stephen Edwin King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers. King's major contribution to horror literature is to situate it within the general anxieties of contemporary life. His focus is not on vampires, werewolves and such, but on ordinary people faced with these horrors and the darker horrors of lost jobs, disintegrating families, mental breakdown, and all the other fears that haunt the modern age. What makes Stephen Kings sto...
  • Know What You Need X
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    What would be the first thing that comes up to your mind when you think about Stephen King With no doubt. Scary x, will be a first description that pops up in your mind. I remember, at young age, watching a movie named. IT x story written by Stephen King. As a young age I was so scared by the movie. But then I was so into the plot of the movie that when I arrived in the States, that was the first book that caught my sight. Stephen King, now exist as one of the best horror writer. In early period...
  • People Like King Writing
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    In 1999, Stephen King, one of my favorite writers, was struck by a van that left him in critical condition. King had to undergo a very grueling and rigorous physical therapy. I would like to explain this terrible yet very unfortunate accident and also tell you about the role writing played in King's recovery. I will also explain how I can relate through writing. One thing that you need to understand about writing is that it is a way to communicate. However to some people like King writing is mor...
  • Stephen King Story
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    ? If you have an imagination, let it run free.? – Steven King, 1963 The King of Terror Stephen Edwin King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal, and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to using great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen King who is mainly known for his novels, has broadened his horizons to different...

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