In writing, a topical paragraph refers to a paragraph or set of lines that developed one main idea or sub-topic in a text, because of this, it is common these type of paragraph begin with a topic sentence or sentence that expresses the main idea, a set of details that explain and support the main idea and a concluding or closing sentence that also refers to the main idea and ends with the development of it. Additionally, this type of paragraph is considered as independent and complete because they developed completely an idea. Considering this, it can be concluded in a topical paragraph each sentence should support the main idea as all the topic sentence, the supporting details, and the closing sentence support and develop the main idea.
It is a stormy night. There is a chess game going on and this in itself can be suspenseful or apprehensive. Read the portion that describes the place and home that they live in. The author sets the scene and the atmosphere around the characters.
This story was written in the early twentieth century and it reads like a Victorian story. There is old fashioned language used and at that time the amount of money they are talking about - was a lot of money. Just reading the portions to set the scene give you a ghost story like presence. Remember too, that the use of a mystical object (supernatural sense) makes you get goosebumps.
Biting your nails can be harmful, although it is connected to anxiety, you can actually develop many infections and diseases such as intestinal malfunctions and you can also suffer from a type of infection called paronychia.