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    you have read? In this assignment I will analyse 5 short stories, which are all pre 1914. These are – ‘The man with the twisted lip’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Red Room’, by H.G Wells, ‘The Signalman’, by Charles Dickens, ‘A Terribly Strange Bed,’ by Wilkie Collins and ‘The Ostler’, also by Wilkie Collins. The stories all have an exterior location. For example, in the Red Room, the corridors on the way to The Red Room. The language H.G Wells uses, such as ‘haunted’, ‘darkness’ and

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    Fear and Tension in The Landlady and A Terribly Strange Bed The two short stories 'The Landlady' and 'A Terribly Strange Bed' create fear and tension in two very separate ways. For example, A Terribly Strange Bed is a detective story where a man wins money at a gambling house, spends the night somewhere and when he lies in bed the canopy lowers trying to suffocate him. But he gets away and wants to find out why the people have made up such a machine when they could just smother him themselves

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    The Whole Town's Sleeping and Terribly Strange Bed In this essay I will be comparing two (2) short stories 'The Whole Town's sleeping' by Ray Bradbury (1950) and 'A Terribly Strange Bed' by Wilkie Collins (1856). Both stories are about fear and they make us feel fear or are supposed to; they make the reader scared or frightened. Both stories have the same purpose, which is so scare the reader. I am going to compare the way Ray Bradbury and Wilkie Collins create tension, suspense, mood and

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    With Reference to Collins A Terribly Strange Bed and Conan Doyle's Speckled Band, Discuss How Both Authors Create Mystery and Tension. Although these short stories are fictional and were written in the mid 19th Century they are crime dramas containing stereotypical images of the villains of the time. These include social outcasts such as Dr Roylott and Monsieur Faulkner. Many writers use suspense in their stories in order to excite the reader more and to make them want to turn over to the

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    Fear and Tension in The Whole Towns Sleeping and A Terribly Strange Bed The essay i have written is a comparison of two short stories. One written by Ray Bradbury in 1950's and titled "The Whole Towns Sleeping". The other was written by Wilkie Collins in 1856 and entitled "A Terribly Strange Bed". "The Whole Towns Sleeping" is about a middle-aged spinster called "Lavinia" 37, who goes to the cinema with her friends while a mysterious killer, is at large. She is fully convinced that the

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    the mattress and I imagine a beaver trying to grab a piece of wood over the edge of the cliff. He looses his balance, and makes a splash in the deep blue imaginary water under my bed. I grab the edge of the mattress with my two hands and leaning down, I look under the bed. “ Nope, no beaver hiding under the bed, but I see a dragon.” Grabbing the empty air, my hand decides to mimic the hand of a princess who enjoys throwing apples at a sleepy dragon. “This night struggles to end and I need to

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    Sweet Morning

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    Ethan's morning hair and waking up to those warm eyes too much to not want it there every morning. And it would be every morning. “I do.” He murmurs before kissing his lips ever so lightly and holding him gently against him. “I think we could stay in bed another hour or two.”

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    Inn From Hell

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    a light on in it and both of the beds with all of the blankets all folded up nice and neat, almost as if they were expecting us to arrive that evening. Without even thinking about anything else they both entered the room and agreed that it was probably too late to go wake up the inn keeper so they would just go down and pay him in the morning. After removing the soaking wet clothes they put on thier night clothes and not even five minuites after hopping into bed they were both asleep. That was thier

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    Sphere

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    lights and a massive metallic fin sticking up out of the grid. It was part of the craft and it looked like nothing I have ever seen. We settled into he habitat it was more comfortable then I though it would be it had showers and beds and everything a house had. The only strange thing was your voice… The air down here had a more helium concentrate so it made your voice funny. To prevent this we use ' Breathers" a device that goes around you throat to normalize your speech. At this depth there is almost

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    showed us the amazing crystal clear pool, the restaurant, the store, and the help desk. Suddenly he showed us to our room which was enormous with a hefty bathroom, a king size bed, a pull out couch, and there was this massive dresser like piece of furniture holding the tv on it. He showed us how to pull on a lever to pull out a bed from the dresser. There was a neat picture in the background, it was the setting of Bambi with an abounding number of other

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