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    Stephen King’s horror story Misery is, at its heart, a deeply psychological study of a tormented, psychopathic person, in this case Annie Wilkes. The basic plot of Misery, of course, involves a...

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    Perhaps the most notable device that King uses in this novel is that of metafiction. Metafiction refers to fiction that in some way reflects upon the art and process of writing itself. Misery...

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    Annie impacts the others around her with her role as a villain primarily as embodying a force of destruction which which all others must contend. Certainly, Paul finds this out in the worst...

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    King never really details Annie's medical condition with full disclosure. We know something is wrong, terribly wrong with Annie. The lack of full details helps to enhance the theme that fame is...

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    I sense two critical themes in King's work. The first would be the exploration of the "crazed fan." I think that there is a significant message coming out of the book that makes both artist and...

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    I think that we can see several conflicts of note in King's work. One of the most foundational is the relationship between artist and public. The conflict between what Sheldon wishes to have his...

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    I would say that if this is going to be a presentation or some other type of format, Annie's line, "I'm your number one fan" would be a great opening. On one level, it grabs the attention of the...

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    In Stephen King's book "Misery" the antagonist is a female who is infatuated with a series of books and characters created by a writer named Paul. When he has a car wreck and nearly dies she finds...

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    You can tell what the point of view is in the story by looking at how the speaker ( or narrator) uses pronouns. If the speaker is part of the story and uses "I", "me", "mine", "we", "my" and "our"...

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    In this horror story by Stephen King, Paul's thumb is cut off by his murderous captor, Annie Wilkes, after she has amputated and cauterized his foot. The foot incident took place after she went...

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