Rion Amilcar Scott's "A Loudness of Screechers" is a supernatural or magical tale that has a large group of menacing birds hovering over a town before then taking a human sacrifice. The story is told from the perspective of a young girl in the town.
In one interview, Scott explained his reasons for presenting magical elements in his stories. For one, he said it's fun. And second, he said that doing so "allows me to dramatize some ideas that I can’t dramatize otherwise."
Answer just one of the following questions.
What's one notable idea that you thought the story dramatized or highlighted that was possible because of the uses of magical elements?
What's one way you think that composing this story with its magical elements would have been fun for a writer?