Stephen King Essay | Stephen King: Is it Literature?

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Stephen King: Is it Literature?

Summary: This essay explores Stephen King's writing, and whether it can be considered true literature. The case is made that it cannot, as it does not stick with the reader, nor make him think deeply. Also, true literature is not generally made into films because it doesn't translate well. King's book Carrie is analyzed as one example.
"Flex. The bureau rose into the air, trembled for a moment, and then rose until it nearly touched the ceiling. She lowered it. Lifted it. Lowered it. Now the bed, complete with her weight. Up. Down. Up. Down. Just like an elevator" (pg 95). Carrietta White has telekinetic powers, which means she can move objects with her mind. Although some people might believe in supernatural powers, the idea has yet to be made factual. The book Carrie by Stephen King is a fictional book that has been highly controversial ever since it hit stands as a short story in Playboy magazine.

Stephen King's writing has been widely appealing to people all over the world ever since he came out with Carrie in 1973. His writing is so appealing because he writes to entertain, and not to inform. Literature is writing that informs people, and expresses human intelligence...

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