This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Raft” (1982) by Stephen King. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Stephen King ( b.1947) is an American writer. He published his first short story in 1967 in the magazine Startling Mystery Stories. King is one of the most recognized American authors in the horror genre, but he has also written supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels and short stories. Many of his works were adapted to comic books, plays, movies, and tv series. He has written 61 novels, 6 nonfiction books, and approximately 200 short stories. Some of his most popular novels are Salem’s Lot (1975), The Shining (1977), and It (1986).
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