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A Personal Opinionated Essay On 'the Jade Peony' By Wayson Choy, 'horses Of The Night' By Margaret Laurence, And 'the Masqe Of The Red Death.' By Edgar Allen Poe

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I noticed that I enjoyed most of the storys not only for the obviousreasons such as good charactors, mood, and imagery but also because ofwriting style and fluency. I noticed some storys I enjoyed reading eventhought nothing in it really interested me too much, while other stories thatwere about topics I usally enjoy reading about I had to put down because Iwould end up going over every sentence two or three times each. So on thatnote I belive the most important part of writing is making it fluent and easyto read. The three storys I will compare and contrast are: 'The Jade Peony','Horses of the Night', and 'The Masqe of the Red ...view middle of the document...

The only way to truly fix this story would be to re-write it.The second story I chose to write about is called 'Horses of the Night'by Margaret Laurence. I did enjoy reading this short story dipite the fact itseem to jump around alot; it would talk about somthing fairly in-depth thenjust suddenly jump to a different subject or time-era of the story. The authorseem to show very good writing ability however so I think perhaps she didthis on purpose either just for somthing different or maybe to give you abreak from what she was currently writing about.And finally the third and personal favourite story i chose to include inthis paper is called 'The Masqe of the Red Death.' This story is nice andeasy to read even though it uses fairly large words and complex sentences.This story just happens to be writen by one of my favourite writers aswell:Edgar Allen Poe. I enjoyed this story mainly because like i said it was easyto read and it was actually challenging to figure out, like much of Poe'swork. The fluency of the story gave you time to just think of what he mentby it.As you can probibly see the short storys seem to very when it comesto writing fluency and writing structure when it comes to this paticular shortstory book. One may dissagree with some of my opinions toward thesestorys but i think to the average novice reader like myself these opinions willstay fairly consistant.

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