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All HP Lovecraft works have one identical goal to reject all possible realisms and see what the reader constitutes within their baffled minds His novellas and other pieces can be classified within a genre of their own and has also managed to create a form of writing that current authors strive to replicate His novella The Colour out of Space exemplifies his idea that sensory perception above all is the upmost of importance for both the characters as well as the readers In Michel Houellebecqs analysis HP Lovecraft Against the World Against Life Houellebecq that Lovecrafts creative limitation 62 is meticulously implemented in order to toy with ones mind which leaves a blank canvas for the reader to derive assume the unimaginable HPLs works cater to those who have wildly imaginative minds by utilizing visual perception details lake of details and perspective to tactfully guide his readers to their own creative conclusions Lovecraft thoughtfully includes specific and non- specific descriptions to limit the insight of the reader What we do receive is a sensory overload full of peculiar actions colors sounds and other strange happenings but we are never left with a specific conclusion of what the monstrosity actually is HPL implements detailed descriptions of the odd occurrences that the family begins to detect add quote Although this excerpt is descriptive it still shys away from what this presence actually is To increase this sense of perplextion he uses words to address this horrid presence with words such as something someone and nothing to reiterate that this presence is unidentible something was taken away she was being drained of something something was fastening itself on her that ought not to be someone must make it keep off nothing was ever still in the night the walls and windows shifted182 It is evident that this presence is eerie and overtaking the family yet it never distinguishes what it is Henry
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