Some Stories Are Good, But Others Are Better Essay

1091 Words Nov 24th, 2016 5 Pages
Janel Jackman
Mrs. Hanafin
9 English ¾ A
29 November 2016
Some Stories are Good, But Others are Better. There are millions of stories in the world that are “hookers” or “good reads.” But not all stories are fascinating; some are unsatisfactory or occasionally even extremely lousy. Some people don’t like to read because all the books they have read are not “good” books to them. There are elements of exceptional stories and poor stories. If someone knows the elements of books that that person enjoys, then that person wouldn’t dislike reading. Stories that contain clear description, captivating plot, and creative characters are elements that cause stories to be more intriguing than other books. In a book the clear description obliges the story to be exciting and keeps the reader wanting more. The description compels a story to come alive. In Harry Potter it describes, “A giant of a man was standing in the doorway. His face was almost completely hidden by a long, shaggy mane of hair and a wild, tangled beard, but you could make out his eyes, glinting like black beetles under all the hair.” (Rowling, 46). Because of J.K. Rowling’s’ incredible use of description, then depicting a clear image of what Hagrid looks like is what the readers envision. The author’s style using the description gives the reader a picture of setting, which helps them see the imagery. Clear description is what could change a boring book into an intriguing book that is exciting and keeps the reader wanting…

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