Writing Techniques in Quicker Than the Eye

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Bradbury's best writing is in the short story form. The structure of Quicker Than the Eye puts "Unterderseaboat Doktor" first, "The Other Highway" last, and "Quicker Than the Eye" nearly in the middle of the book. Typically, the plots are more psychological drama than adventure/sex and violence action. The focus is usually upon the inner experience of single characters, such as the protagonist of the title story, "Quicker Than the Eye," who must deal with seeing himself made a fool of on stage by an attractive woman magician. Other tales provide fables with a message or a moral, or with a surprising conceit such as the bicycle inventor in "The Ghost in the Machine" who, with the permission of the curator, tests his contraption on the smooth marble floors of a great nineteenth-century British museum. As mentioned above in "Themes," humor and wit are present in every story...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Quicker Than the Eye from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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