Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Definition of Suspense
Suspense is a feeling of uncertainty and anxiety about the outcome of certain actions, most often referring to an audience's perceptions in a dramatic work. Suspense is not exclusive to fiction, though. Suspense may operate in any situation where there is a lead up to a big event or dramatic moment, with tension being a primary emotion felt as part of the situation. Suspense could also create a physical change like an increase in heart rate, suspense is usually built up with clues that lead an audience on and cause's tension within the audience keeping them on their toes.