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How does H.G Wells convey the experience of fear of The Red Room
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How does H.G Wells convey the experience of fear of 'The Red Room'
'The Red Room', by H.G Wells is a classic gothic horror story set in the pre 1914's. Wells conveys his experience of fear in 'The Red Room' in many ways. The author first starts off by making a bold statement in which he says that 'it would take a very tangible ghost' to scare him not just any typical ghost. Notice he says tangible, which could mean that he won't get scared by a man who is disguised as a ghost. Furthermore he shows his fearlessness by describing the old people in a ghostly way and yet he himself is not showing any fear at this stage. Wells also uses clever manipulation, for he manipulates the reader into thinking that fear is not present at all, which is not the case, because that aspect of fear is around him with the old people. So by him showing such a contrast in the fearless character of the narrator, and the fearful environment or people, he makes the narrator stand out and be thought of as very gallant indeed.
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