Essays Tagged: "Paranormal"

Stephen Edwin King - The King Of Terror

nd best selling writers.King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal,and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks tousing g ...

(7 pages) 157 0 2.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Commercial Essay

(4 pages) 83 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Science vs the paranormal: Paranormal pursuits play an important role in society by satisfying human needs that are not addressed by mainstream science.

The debate of science versus the paranormal has long raged in academic, scientific and social circles. Most of the scientific communi ... ibility of superstitious people on the part of those who make a living from preaching belief in the paranormal.Many surveys have been conducted to find out what type of people believes in the paranorm ... ists in the first place. It is this incapability of science that often makes the common man turn to paranormal beliefs.Paranormal beliefs have gained popularity in a way that science has never been ab ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Movie Villains.

n types of villains. Villains can range from regular robbers, to criminal masterminds, and even the paranormal villains.One of the most widely used villains through out movies is the murder. What does ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle", "The Devil and Tom Walker", and "The Specter Bridegroom" by Washington Irving.

osed to realistic occurrences.These stories of Irving's, which stray away from his usual, deal with paranormal and mythological instances. Ideas of medieval castles, the undead, the devil, prodigious ... idegroom." His imagination and ingenuity are clearly displayed in these fictional works of art. The paranormal and mythological instances in these stories, like the undead, the devil, prodigious child ...

(8 pages) 110 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medicine in the Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages, the difference between what was real and what was paranormal was not always unambiguous. This is especially seen in the perception of the cause of sic ...

(4 pages) 104 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Macbeth and the Supernatural. This essay is about how the supernatural ultimately leads to the downfall of Macbeth.

ge role in the downfall of Macbeth. The reasoning behind Macbeth feeling so confident is due to the paranormal. Macbeth is also frightened by the weird events. The witches, the apparitions, and the gh ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Alien

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Heroism. This essay is about what a modern day hero is. It contrasts another authors point of view but is properly cited.

o would have to be perfect, without fault or flaw. In order to have no flaw a hero would have to be paranormal for in the entire world, nothing is perfect. The great Superman could be destroyed by a l ...

(2 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cell Theory

-known example - and this perpetuated the widespread belief in many societies that they were due to paranormal causes. Undeniably epidemics were often considered to be divine punishments. The first de ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Bermuda Triangle.

travel across the Atlantic Ocean mysteriously disappear without a trace. Many people blame it on a paranormal occurrence known as the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle is an imaginary triangle b ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Future.

didn't respond. Instead, he went into his room, mirror in hand.Eric had long been obsessed with the paranormal, reading books of ghosts, demons, and angels. It was in these books that he learned of fo ...

(6 pages) 47 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Arugument: Do aliens exis?

and I saw a vision of God"This quite clearly speaks of some sort of communication among humans and paranormal entities.There are countless undisclosed documents produced by members of the US governme ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

What if you could see the future?

didn't respond. Instead, he went into his room, mirror in hand.Eric had long been obsessed with the paranormal, reading books of ghosts, demons, and angels. It was in these books that he learned of fo ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Apparently Paranormal Phenomena: Hoaxes and Delusion

The study of paranormal events and abilities is unique in that the name given to the discipline suggests the anti ... y, opening up to the possibility of new discoveries, abilities, and experiences. Science applied to paranormal phenomena can be described the same way, so where does all the controversy come from? Inh ... anticipated finding, a pre-existing expectation. That is, scientific inquiry into the existence of paranormal phenomena comes with its own hypothesis: that there exist phenomena that stray from the l ...

(8 pages) 32 1 3.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Non mainstream areas of inquiry as astrology, fortune-telling, and psychic and paranormal pursuits play a vital role in society by satisfying human needs that are not addressed by mainstream science.

s. Second, the areas are vital to society. I consider that astrology, fortune-telling, psychic, and paranormalpursuits play a certain basic role for our human needs and our society.What is the differe ... man needs and our society.What is the difference among the astrology, fortune-telling, psychic, and paranormal pursuits? According tothe word definition, Science is a system of knowledge especially as ...

(2 pages) 25 0 2.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ghostbusters

Reitman is a comedy about three Para scientists who loose their grant for the academic study of the paranormal. Deciding to go into business for themselves is a gamble that pays off for the three when ... al voice. Dr. Egon Spengler played by Harold Ramis can be seen at the beginning of this film taking paranormal energy reading in the library, the location where the first ghost is sited. He displays a ...

(3 pages) 706 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Purpose Of The Supernatural In Literary Works

ral can also be used as the reasoning behind a story and act as the theme it centers on, creating a paranormal effect and a mystical experience for the reader.In human nature there exists a morbid des ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers