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The Piece of String, an Analysis

Summary: Analyzes the story, The Piece of String. Provides a plot summary. Discusses the use of situational irony and setting in the story.
In the time of a grudge, certain actions can bring about circumstances, which are blown out of proportion. Such is the case for the short story "The piece of String"; a grudge between Hauchecome and the harness maker Maladadain was taken to the point of deceit and wrongful accusation. Irony played a significant part in this story, more specifically Situational Irony. Though the author used setting to his advantage, giving the reader a vivid description of the time, and situations that the various characters were in. Also theme played a role in this story, acting off the setting, theme utilized the situations to maximize its effect in conjunction with irony.

Irony was a major factor in the events which occurred in this story, from the simple incident of seeing a disliked acquaintance, to being committed with the crime of theft. The actions that the protagonist took are almost...

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