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Adina, Astid, Chipewee, Jasmine: fear the experience
Fear can seem as a crucial element to a story’s success. As a story progresses to entertain the reader many times the unique themes influence the reader’s perception and interpretation of the story. One can witness this phenomenon in the short story “Adina, Astrid, Chipewee, Jasmine”, written by Matt Klam. In the short story the male protagonist Kevin, reveals his fear towards family and his surroundings as his own interpretations of life. As his personal past experienced are brought back to him, he Kevin, reveals a great amount of paranoia. The importance of family and place is a crucial role in means of helping fear grow from these themes, prior experiences being brought up causes much controversy and helps grow the stories success. These themedion: “On Going Home”, and E.B White: “Once More to the Lake”. The fear of change comes into play when certain times people find themselves accosted by an internal conflict. In “On Going Home” and “Once More to the Lake” the conflict both stories had in common was the dwelling of the past, “Paralyzed by the Neurotic lassitude engendered by meeting one’s past at every turn, around every corner, inside every cupboard”. Some cope with the change of the present by facing reality and coming to terms with the present and accepting it, while others cling to the past and let it consume their lives until their cycle is over. E.B Whites essay, “Once More to the Lake,” ends
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