Essays Tagged: "horror stories"

Madman, personal essay about feelings on horror,

This is a short essay (2.5 printed pages) about my feelings on horror No commentThis is no fantasy. This is no fallacious delusion of a sick, twistedmind. This is ... asy. This is no fallacious delusion of a sick, twistedmind. This is the honest-to-God truth. I love horror novels. Stephen Kingand Edgar Allen Poe are my idols. Perhaps having these two, demented madm ... rsonal mentors sounds sick, but I tend to think as they do. Most ofmy writings are short stories of horror (usually about the length of Poe's'The Tell-Tale Heart' and 'The Masque of the Red Death'). M ...

(3 pages) 144 1 3.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

racism in the 1930 in "To Kill A Mockinbird" by Harper Lee

he development of both Scout and Jem. In the beginning of the story, Jem, Scout, and Dill fabricate horror stories about Boo. They find Boo as a character of their amusement, and one who has no feelin ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Short Overview of Edgar Allen Poe's life

America's famous writers. He is known as the firstmaster of short story form especially in tales of horror, and mystery. His poems made himone of the most famous figures in American literary history. ... Murders in Rue Morgue"; "The Pit and thePendulum" and "The Tell-Tale Heart" are the best among his horror stories; and TheRaven one of his best poems which among all these, made him very famous in 18 ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

"Second Sight" by Sinclair Smith.

Second SightSecond Sight was written by Sinclair Smith. I chose this book because it is a Point Horror and I've read some books from the series before. The book has also got a cover that looks mys ... ore exciting, realistic and mysterious. The intended audience are about 13 to 17 year olds who love horror stories.Grayson was staying with her sister Kara because the hospital in which Grayson needed ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a short 1 page biography on Timothy Leary. It explains his life from birth to death.

th no more than three years since the creation of the drug LSD over 1 million people have tried it. Horror stories begin and so California makes it illegal. Five years later Leary's court goes to tria ...

(1 pages) 34 1 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dracula and Frankenstien.

ing destruction and agony for the main characters until the time of their defeat. These two classic horror stories possess similar character types which contrast in key elements. Each story includes a ... e in and affect the outcome of the story, however, varies greatly.The protagonists in these notable horrors both fight to defeat the destructive villains. In the story of Frankenstein, the title chara ...

(7 pages) 90 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Trip to Jamaica.

can locals had been pressuring us since the minute we walked off the plane, but we were afraid. The horror stories about Americans in Jamaica usually keep anyone from traveling to a remote location in ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Madaline as a Vampire

s a source of inspiration for writers, trying to provoke the human imagination and inner fears. The horror stories are the "perfect home" for vampires, who feel comfortable in the atmosphere of desert ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

This was a research paper for intro to the internet class

have three children: Naomi, Joe, and Owen Philip.Stephen King is a best-selling author, who writes horror stories. King published his first novel, Carrie, in 1974. It would never have happened, but f ... ir favorite. The least favored was Danse Macabre. This is a non-fiction book about the phenomena of horror, so It did not surprise me this book does not have a following.The second question was: What ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"To kill a mocking bird" by Harper lee.

the development ofboth Scout and Jem. In the beginning of the story, Jem, Scout, andDill fabricate horror stories about Boo. They find Boo as a characterof their amusement, and one who has no feeling ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critically Discuss the Relationship Between the Economic and Environmental Changes with Respect to Industry in Poland since 1989.

documented in recent years since the fall of the iron curtain. Western media has been engulfed with horror stories from the former Soviet states and Poland in particular, known as the "Dirty man of Eu ...

(5 pages) 72 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Cask of Amontillado By: Edgar Allen Poe

usk setting with a carnival. The idea of dusk provokes a dark feeling as it is close to night. Most horror stories take place at night as it is harder to see and creates the mood that something could ... ng the narrator to be the evil one rather than the protagonist, provokes another tone. Because most horror literature centers around the narrator being the good guy, the reader is taught to hope for t ...

(3 pages) 114 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

her story would evolve and grow as the years pass. She had no idea it would launch a whole genre of horror stories and an array of movies that have captivated the imagination of every generation inclu ...

(4 pages) 61 2 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Love and Death in the Tales of Poe"--relation between love and death in some of Poe's lesser-known stories

suspense and terror. These are not the only types of stories Poe has written. One of his best-known horror stories "The Fall of the House of Usher" is also a story of love. Love is an important and me ... , being a heroine in one of Poe's short stories means dying at a young age. Although there are some horror elements within the tales, "'Ligeia' and 'The Fall of the House of Usher' are really love sto ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

The joys of having children

will definitely be worth it. One of the reasons that women choose not to have a child is the horror stories that they are told about the pain that comes with childbirth. The thought of pushing ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Frankenstein Analysis - Author, Summary, Literary Ananlysis, Metaphors, Historical Background

Frankenstein is most likely one of the oldest surviving horror stories. The image of large green groaning monster with a bolted neck and a stitched brow is ... aid eyes on his creation. The creature was so hideous that Victor became violently ill, filled with horror and disgust. The monster then ran away and Victor was left to be nursed back to health by his ... ever find happiness, the monster resolves to destroy his body and save future generations from such horrors.The Alternate Title:The subtitle The Modern Prometheus refers to the figure in Greek mytholo ...

(10 pages) 110 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Dracula" by Bram Stoker

The novel was instantly a best seller and is considered by many people to be one of the most famous horror stories ever written. Bram Stoker observed the sinking of the "Dimitri", a Russian schooner t ... wn and using Whitby characters he completed and published the novel of sexual repression and Gothic horror, and it remains unbeatable in its ability to shock.The author studied legends of East Europea ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The importance of recruitment and selection of sales people and the possible problems that you may encounter in selecting the wrong person for the job.

gree that they cannot afford even one non-productive team member, yet most managers have their own 'horror' stories regarding troublesome or struggling employees. This highlights the importance of rec ...

(4 pages) 318 2 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Considering one or two passages, discuss ways in which Stoker's description of settings contributes to the effectiveness in "Dracula".

uded from various ends of the literary world- Gordon Melton describes it as "one of the truly great horror stories of Western fiction". The gothic elements which enhance and shape the novel are manipu ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Fear Park- The Last Scream" by R.L. Stine

By R.L. Stine. I chose this horrifying novel because I love the R.L. Stine series, and I also love horror stories.The setting of the story takes place mainly in Fear Park during the summer in the nea ... ys a possibility!I enjoyed this book because it had a lot of suspense and it was my favorite genre, horror.This book would appeal to anyone who can stand horror and won't have nightmares, and anyone w ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American