Essays Tagged: "suspenseful"

The Use of suspence in Julius Caesar

t in a story, or in this case, a play. William Shakespeare incorporated in Julius Caesar three very suspenseful events on which the whole play depends.The first suspenseful event of this play occurs w ... Caesar, yet the reader is uncertain as to whether or not the plan will work. These events are very suspenseful as they lead up to the assassination of Caesar.The next series of suspenseful events tha ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"Lost World" by Michael Crichton

The Lost World by Michael Crichton was a very adventurous andsuspenseful book. This book is a perfect addition to Jurassic Park andcontinues exactly where it lef ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jurassic Park" by Michael Crichton

el Crichton, in his outstandingly exciting science fiction novel, Jurassic Park, has put together a suspenseful, compelling, riveting, frightening, realistic, thrilling, and scientifically informative ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Review, "The Day of the Jackal" by Fredrick Forsyth

tacks on the President, and the Jackal is their last hope.The mood the author sets is exceptionally suspenseful. When Rodin, the leader of the terrorist group hears of the failed attacks, the reader c ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 Nov/1991

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Of the rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

I have read for this book report is "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" This book has a suspenseful and adventurous feeling about it when you read it. The genre follows the feeling and is ... ng about it when you read it. The genre follows the feeling and is an adventure-like book with many suspenseful and surprising parts.The protagonist in this book is Frodo Baggins to whom most of the t ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Color Symbolism in Thr Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald.

Color SymbolismThe Great Gatsby is an extremely suspenseful and interesting novel due to the fact of Fitzgerald use of color symbolism. Color symbol ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Macbeth's altered destiny and the role of the three witches.

kespeare is an illustration of the supernatural and power of suggestion. This play opens with three suspenseful witches chanting a spell. The mood is gloomy, and the wicked and powerful appearance of ...

(2 pages) 32 2 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

"Analysis on Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

e foreshadows the plot and sets the mood as well. This effective foreshadowing puts the reader in a suspenseful and apprehensive mood because the reader knows that young Goodman Brown will have upcomi ...

(3 pages) 201 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This is a theatrical analysis of "American Buffalo."

y writing style as well as its modern day unlawful plot. It seems that the general public likes the suspenseful nature of an unlawful act. But, I also feel that its success would depend on the public' ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

An initial response after reading the first half of The Scarlet Letter written by

ever, this book is different. Hawthorne has been able to hold my attention for twelve chapters. The suspenseful style of writing grabs me by the collar and will not let me go until it is through with ...

(2 pages) 43 2 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Stephen Hunter - A Literary Legend

hing real. Stephen Hunter is perhaps the most likely literary legend; his knowledge of weapons, his suspenseful writing style and his common theme of cruelty between humans make his work any reader's ... to visualize the scenario the way he intends. The use of short sentences and phrases makes it more suspenseful, because it feels like the story is being told more patiently, and permits the reader to ...

(9 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Town

udents. It intentionally contains little action, in order to support the theme; nothing exciting or suspenseful happens in any of the three acts, just as nothing exciting happens in Grover's Corners. ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Book Report and Reader Response: "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, critics three requirements fulfilled

The Hound of the Baskervilles EssayThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a suspenseful mystery novel, staged in England during the Victorian Era. Robert Daley, a novelist who ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elie Wiesel- Night

iences the moment just as Wiesel himself might have experienced it at the time which creates a more suspenseful feeling in the scene. Each sentence of dialog allows the reader to be "in" the moment be ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

THe Hot Zone by Richard Preston

"Terrifying, suspenseful, and remarkable! These are the words describing a number one New York Times Bestseller, ...

(2 pages) 86 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Meeting Everyone Around Town

As the book, Are You In the House Alone began in the introduction, it seemed that it would be very suspenseful. But as I read into the first chapter, it seemed boring. I really like how in the introd ...

(3 pages) 24 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Changing Mood of "Hurry, Hurry!"

thel Wilson intended to write a short story with a mood that changed from a peaceful sensation to a suspenseful or violent feeling. She doubtlessly succeeded in creating a change in the mood by the me ... a part of the setting was effectively portrayed as a beautiful, calm, and isolated area. However, a suspenseful or violent feeling is sensed when the rest of the setting is revealed. At first, it is e ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Sinon deceive the Trojans in lines 57-144 of Virgil's Aeneid? An exercise in practical criticism.

man psychology, appealing to Trojan prejudices, and full of pathos, and telling it in a way that is suspenseful, flattering to his audience, and vivid and forceful in language. His general method is t ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Stephen King's novel Misery is involving, exciting, intense, highly suspenseful, and definitely gruesome. Misery was full of unexpected and atypical imagery involving s ...

(1 pages) 18 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Of Mice and Men" Themes

ohn Steinbeck left a lot to be discussed. The book itself was interesting, intriguing, and at times suspenseful. John Steinbeck is a very captivating writer, his book was so to the point, but the poin ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck