Writing Techniques in The M.D.: A Horror Story

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One of the outstanding characteristics of The M.D. is its prose style, which is fluid, graceful, even seductive: He did not finish his threat, for he had taken the caduceus into his bleeding hand and at once a tremor passed through his body, like a wind moving through him, an electric wind that tore at the tissues of his body, twisting and reordering atom and molecule, shattering the crystal lattices of the DNA as a greater wind might shatter the windows of a house, and ever, as it moved through the lymph and in the muscles and along the veins and arteries, gathering new force, wreaking new destruction, inflicting new pain, pain so unimaginable that simply from the wonder of it Ned could not have spoken.

Note how the prose flows as dynamically as does the action, as well as the metaphors such...

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