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The Brilliant and Unique Writing Styles of Poe and Updike In Poes The Tell-Tale Heart and Updikes A P the main characters a crazed man as the narrator Sammy a supermarket clerk use a detailed description to make the reader feel what is taking place The authors use different narrative styles such as word or sound repetition to illustrate the events The way in which Poe uses repetition of sounds and descriptive words such as louder and other details makes the reader pat attention to the more important and significant parts of the passage Updikes A P is written in s uch detail that it includes every aspect of the supermarket so the reader can have a different sense of being in the story Updike adds key details such as the description of the girls features or the other one girls chin or can which makes his writing style unique The writing style of an author is a very personal form of literature that reflects the writers and their characters and in this case the repetition and description of details used and by these writers makes them prolific and well-known authors Edgar Allan Poe is a writer for the centuries He was the first American writer to have his works looked at and fascinated people all across the globe His short stories and poems were known for detail and mystery that intrigue readers from Europe as well as the United States to acquire his works In one of his best-known stories The Tell-Tale Heart Poes usage of descriptive narrative is very helpful in making the reader understand the mood he is trying to set and get a feel for what is taking place during the story The psychotic ill-mannered narrator in this story states Oh you would have laughed to see how cunningly I thrust in I moved slowly-very very slowly so that I might not disturb the old mans
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