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Hill 1 To analyze and compare and contrast the writing styles of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe you must look at each one of their backgrounds and forms of writing Stephen Edwin King is one of the most popular and best selling writers of today Stephen Kings horror can be appealing as it strikes everyone from Edgar Allan Poe to Chuck Berry Stine Vol 26 238 King is a prolific and popular author of horror fiction In his works King blends elements of the traditional gothic tale with those of the modern psychological thriller detective and science fiction genres His fiction features colloquial language clinical attention to physical detail and emotional states and realistic contemporary settings that help make supernatural elements convincing Kings wide popularity attests to his talent for creating stories in which he emphasizes the inability to rationalize certain facets of evil in seemingly commonplace situations Marowski Vol 37 1 Stephen King also incorporates the feelings of optimism and his own personal events into his writings In addition to these ideas King uses plain imagery and puts it into Hill 2 practical everyday places He also uses symbols and unique characterization Hegarty 5-6 Since Kings writing style characterization and structure isnt extraordinarily good he must find something else that will keep the reader interested He does this by writing about things that are important to us such as life family death friends failure and success He writes about fears that are in everyone such as death animals and the unknown so that he can get into the readers head To find the secret of his success you have to compare King to Poe Stine Vol 26 241 Two famous writers have ruled the world of death and horror with incredible triumph both blessed with the talent of bring each reader into his or her own subconscious fears Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King are the masters of their expertise set
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