Comparison: "The Jade Peony", "Horses of the Night", Masque of the Red

Topics: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, The Jade Peony Pages: 2 (499 words) Published: October 8, 1999
Comparison: "The Jade Peony", "Horses of the Night", Masque of the Red Death"

I noticed that i enjoyed most of the storys not only for the obvious reasons such as good characters
, mood, and imagery but also because of writing
style and fluency. I noticed some storys I enjoyed reading even thought nothing in it really interested me too much, while other storys that were about topics I usually
enjoy reading about I had to put down because I would end up going over every sentence two or three times each. So on that note I believe the most
important part of writing is making it fluent and easy to read. The three storys I will compare and contrast are: "The Jade Peony", "Horses of the Night", and "The Masque of the Red Death." I intend to fine wether or not the author of these storys was successful

in making it readable in the sense
of
comprehanceability and fluency.

The first story I will be discussing is called "The Jade Peony" by Wayson Choy. I did not enjoy what this story was about nor did I enjoy reading it. Luckly it was short, If It wasn't
I doubt i would have made it throught the
whole thing. The main problem with this story was the inconsistance of the sentences, some sentences were too long while others were very short. 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 it seem to jump around a lot
; it would talk about somthing fairly in-depth then
just suddenly jump to a different subject or time-era of the story. The author seem to show very good writing ability however so I think perhaps she did this on purpose either just for somthing different or maybe to give you a break from what she was currently writing about.

And finally the third and personal favourite story i chose to include in this paper is called "The Masqe of the...
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