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Steven Crane

Steven Crane : How his excellent setting and character description along with the physical, emotional, and intellectual responses of people under extreme pressure and the betrayal and guilt he shows for his characters helps the reader to better understand his Steven Crane is not one of the most liked authors in the world. He tends tobecome to engulfed in the scenery around the action that is taking place rather than theaction itself. Readers do not always follow and sometimes become lost in the sceneryinstead of the action. Details are very important for the readers because if the reader cannot see the same thing that the writer sees then the reader might lose interest in the story.Crane does not mean for this to happen. He is only trying to help the reader betterunderstand what is going on.In the story “The Blue Hotel,” and in his poem “ Do Not Weep, Maiden, for Waris Kind,” Crane uses his excellent setting and character description along with the physical,emotional, and intellectual responses of people under extreme pressure and the betrayaland guilt he shows between the characters to help the reader better understand the story orpoem. Crane shows these characteristics in almost everything he writes.In “The Blue Hotel,” Crane does an excellent job of describing the setting to youin every way possible. For example in the beginning of the story “The Blue Hotel,” he saysthat “the hotel was painted a light blue, a shade that is on the legs of a kind of heron,causing the bird to declare its position against any background.” He does this type of depiction on every single thing he describes. Then in paragraph three he says “A littleIrishman wore a heavy fur cap squeezed tightly down on his head. It caused his two redears to stick out stiffly, as if they were made of tin.” All of that for a guy he just passedalong the street on the way to the hotel. In the end Crane eve...

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