Prose study coursework
This is for UK degree level. I am not sure what the U.S. equivalent is.
Write about how the authors create tension and suspense in 'The Cone' by HG Wells
and 'The darkness out there' by Penelope lively.
You should write about
# The settings the authors use and how they are described
# The characters in the stories and their descriptions
# The language devices the authors use and their effect on the reader
This assignment should be about 1000 words long
The assignment should be organised in to paragraphs and you should use examples from the text to support your argument.
# Make a POINT - eg 'the author immeadiately creates a sense of danger
# Give a supporting EXAMPLE from the text - eg 'The night was hot and overcast'
# EXPLAIN your qoute to show how it links to your point - eg Here we see that there is a sense of a gathering storm and the heat of the night forces us to ....(etc)
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Lively, Penelope. "The Darkness Out There." Pack of Cards: And Other Stories. New York: Grove Press, 1986. 179-188.
Wells, H.G. "The Cone." Classic Reader. 2007. 17 Jan. 2008. http://www.classicreader.com/read.php/bookid.175/sec./