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The Man in the Black Suit

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Chevonne Webb

on 21 October 2016

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The Man in the Black Suit
Elements
Dark, mysterious and evil tone
Presence of a supernatural entity (the devil)
Mysterious appearances
Terror
Literary Elements
Mood: Fear
Setting: The town of Motton, when the protagonist, Gary, is nine. The boy fishes in Castle stream, which is where he meets the man in the black suit.
Theme: The fear of the unknown

Literary Elements cont.
Symbols: Black Suit and the fish
About Stephen King
Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine.
He graduated from the University of Maine and later worked as a teacher while establishing himself as a writer.
Having also published work under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, King's first horror novel, "Carrie", was a huge success.
This book became a huge success after it was published the following year, allowing him to devote himself to writing full time.
Bibliography
Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2016."The Man in the Black Suit." Stephen King Wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2016.
King, Stephen. "The Man in the Black Suit." The New Yorker. N.p., 23 Oct. 1994. Web. 19 Oct. 2016.
Stobart, Meika. "Man in the Black Suit." Prezi.com. N.p., 30 Oct. 2015. Web. 19 Oct. 2016.
Stockwell College Writing. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Web.
Summary
Chevonne Webb & Paisley Flagg
Gary is the narrator
Gary and his brother were allergic to bee stings
Gary reflects on a time when he was nine years old
Gary went on fishing a falls asleep
When he wakes up, he notices a bee in his face
The bee is killed by a man in a black suit
The man in the black suit tells Gary that his mother has died due to a bee sting
Gary realizes that this man is the devil
The man tells Gary that he intends on eating him
Gary runs away and the man chases him
Gary reunites with his father and tells him what happened
At the end of the story, he is frightened by the possibility of death.
Summary cont.
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