How "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl and the "The Red Room" by H. G. Wells build up mystery and suspense.
The two short stories that have been studied are "The Red Room" by H. G. Wells written in 1896 and "The Landlady" written by Roald Dahl in 1959.
"The Red Room" is written in first person which creates empathy for the reader and so you can get in the 28 year olds' head. You can only get the man's point of view, you don't get to know any of the old people's views and makes the story more immediate.
In comparison "The Landlady" is written in third person which enables the writer to "mask" certain things to the reader. It lets Dahl "hide" some of the landlady's intentions of killing Weaver. If…
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