This study guide will help you analyze the text “Suffer the Little Children” by Stephen King. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Suffer the Little Children”
Author: Stephen King
Published in: Cavalier
Date of Publication: 1972
Genre: Short story
Stephen King (b. 1947) is an American writer, popular for his preference for literary genres like horror and supernatural fiction. Many of his books are bestsellers and some have been adapted into films. Some of his most well-known works are Carrie, The Shining, and Misery.
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