reader to identify with his written work the same number of individuals have encountered the things described, or the reasons for alarm recorded. By doing this, King is still in control of the reader’s attention, and possibly drawing in their attention even further due to emotional appeal. Ruler additionally expresses the illustrations of Cleveland Torso Murderer and Jack the Ripper. The examples
contain humor, which draws more attention to the example. King’s description of the mentally ill’s true insanity. He said "What's the distinction between a truckload of playing balls and a truckload of children?You can't empty a truckload of playing balls with a pitchfork" (11). A 10 year old told him this “joke”. The emphasis on the example provided by a 10 year old clearly shows that laughing about dead babies exposes the mentally ill’s sick nature.Through King’s specific diction, use of metaphorical phrases, and the use of comprehensive examples, King effectively exposed his point of view on the insanity of the mentally ill, and the need to satisfy the insanity is very important. Even though not being a fan of horror movies, King’s written piece can appeal to those who disagree about the excitement because King writes with many literary devices that would appeal to most readers.