Essays Tagged: "Stephen King"

Stephen Edwin King - The King Of Terror

The King of TerrorStephen Edwin King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers.King combines the element ... these themes, King sticks tousing great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen Kingwho is mainly known for his novels, has broadened his horizons to different types ofwrit ... tings such as movie scripts, nonfiction, autobiographies, children's books, and shortstories. While Stephen King might be best known for his novels The Stand and It, someof his best work that has been ...

(7 pages) 157 0 2.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Death of the Superstars

was reading a book awhile back. Don't laugh, I read sometimes. It was a book from I'm sorry to say, Stephen King. All right I'm not sorry. I like him! Anyway, it was called something like, 'They Have ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Madman, personal essay about feelings on horror,

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 madmenas my persona ... work sucks. --As to where I get my ideas from for my sick excursions, I sincerely donot know. Like Stephen King (who got the idea to write IT when looking offof a bridge) I seem to receive my mad pha ...

(3 pages) 144 1 3.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Stephen King and an anlysis of his work

lity to entertain the masses. Some authors use horror and mystery to keep their reader's attention. Stephen King is the epitome of horror writers. In writing horror mystery novels, Stephen King utiliz ... s to scare the pants off his readers.Fear is the basis for nearly all horror fiction, especially in Stephen King's novels. 'Everybody goes to horror movies, reads horror novels-it's almost like trying ...

(5 pages) 150 1 4.1 Dec/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of Two Related Works by Chekov. A Comparison of the Magic in 'The Rocking-Horse Winner' and 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings'

The magic in the air gives these stories a feeling of suspense. They are horrifying, if not in the Stephen King horror genre. These tales encompass an undeniable amount of magic, faith, greed, vindic ...

(7 pages) 153 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Censorship in Public Schools

ght the schoolboard's decision to remove Richard Price's The Wanderers, and to 'restrict' the use ofStephen King's Carrie and Patrick Mann's Dog Day Afternoon (Jones 33).-An Indiana school board takes ...

(6 pages) 125 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Body vs. "Stand By Me"

This is a comparison between the book The Body, by Stephen King, and the movie made based on it, Stand By Me. It talks about whether or not the movie c ... others. We see a good example of this in the movie the "Stand By Me" based on the book, The Body by Stephen King. While capturing most of the sentiments that Stephan King bestowed upon us as readers, ... Chris would not have been that soft to cry. The movie portrays the idea of "What are friends for?" Stephen King just focuses more on the matter of growing up and how your social status affects your l ...

(5 pages) 83 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

a genre study of horror novels and how they compare to modern day fairytales

Carrie a Modern Day FairytaleAlthough Stephen King=s novel, Carrie, is considered a horror, it can also been seen as a modern day fairytal ... ood of the written works the entire novel could be thrown off track.Like the fairytale, Snow White, Stephen King=s novel, Carrie, takes place in a small, isolated town. >Mrs. White continued to liv ... away from a city where the later happening may have been prevented. It is because of the setting in Stephen King=s novel that the incidents which occur are so believable.Most fairytales take place in ...

(7 pages) 95 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

An overview of "Suffer the Little Children" by Stephen King.

y's, The Ransom of Red Chief (because I was in the play version of the story in high school) and 2. Stephen King's, Suffer the Little Children (because I really like Stephen King). The one I chose to ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stephen King's The Stand: Summary

Stephen King's The Stand is a thrilling novel that portrays the forcesof good against evil. In the y ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Dark Half Explan in detail what the author does to make the reader aware of the significance of the book.

The Dark HalfThis is not the first time that Stephen King has written a dark allegory of the fiction writer's situation. ''Misery'' (1987) is a p ... empts to say which is which only lead to more fictions. Such things are better left unsaid, anyhow. Stephen King is not a post-modernist.He is, however, a very good storyteller. ''The Dark Half'' most ... inings, like George Stark, have been unearthed and indulged. And few writers around are better than Stephen King at giving readers what they want.

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell.

oped methods to eliminate dissent and impose complete uniformity of opinion upon its people. It was Stephen King who said, "The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The writings of Edgar Allen Poe vs. Stephen King.

Hill 1To analyze and compare and contrast the writing styles of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe you must look at each one of their backgrounds and forms of writing ... forms of writing. Stephen Edwin King is one of the most popular and best selling writers of today. Stephen King's horror can be appealing, as it strikes everyone from Edgar Allan Poe to Chuck Berry ( ... lity to rationalize certain facets of evil in seemingly commonplace situations (Marowski Vol. 37 1).Stephen King also incorporates the feelings of optimism and his own personal events into his writing ...

(5 pages) 123 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Shining" by Stephen King.

1. The Shining by Stephen King2. This novel is primarily set in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky mountains located ...

(7 pages) 73 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Cujo" by Stephen King.

Cujo written by Stephen King2.This novel is set in a not so quiet town in Maine called Castle Rock. The town shows t ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Imagery in S. King's "Quitters, Inc.".

l...yes. Absurd...very much so. Sickening...a guarantee. But, out of the way! This is Stephen King. In his short story "Quitter's, Inc.," King is able to both enrapture his readers with ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Stand By me Movie Review- This review tells the struggle of Friendship and How they all the friends struggle with some loss.

e script who also wrote Princess Bride, which is also very exciting and great movie. It is based on Stephen King's novella (which is a thin book) "The Body" The artists purpose is to scare people and ... ive people a thrill but the book is more scary then the movie. The book was written at the start of Stephen King's career so it is not that scary. The purpose of this movie was good; it did its purpos ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington Irving, and "The Man in the Black Suit" by Stephen King Comparison

me creature are "The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington Irving, and "The Man in the Black Suit" by Stephen King. Both suggest that the Devil always pursue the human weaknesses, however, Irving implie ... tands and in the end Tom meets his fate, as the devil appear by his side once again.In the story on Stephen King however, it deals with an innocent child that was victimize for his deep fear, while in ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Report on Apt Pupil by Stephen King

For my report, I read Stephen King's Apt Pupil. The unique thing about this book is that the author tries to portray evil ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison between Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King -- Pick two authors from the gothic portion of literature and compare/contrast them.

their pieces of literature. There are many similarities and differences between Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King. These similarities and differences include what they focus on in their writings, how t ... ir writings, how they write, and what they believe in. The lives and beliefs of Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King can be shown in the pieces they wrote.Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King have similar bel ...

(3 pages) 92 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors