Essays Tagged: "horrified"

The Silence of The Lambs

When she was younger, she witnessed the slaughtering of a herd of lambs and tothis day she awakens horrified some nights to escape the nightmares that she so longs toend. She believes deep down that ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Innocence lost in William Blake's "The Chimney Sweeper"

t.Blake's poem was initially very striking to me. While reading the first stanza, I was shocked and horrified by the imagery presented by the young narrator. I felt compelled to cry for the poor boy, ...

(3 pages) 169 0 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

erimental treatment in return for early release. He seizes what seems to him an opportunity, but is horrified by the 'cure' he endures. The new 'good' Alex that is released unto the world is depressed ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Capital Punishment, a deeply debated political issue

ishment to deter those who might commit capital offenses, or can it?In the past, capital punishment horrified people, which deterred them from committing crime. In England, the country from which the ...

(6 pages) 256 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Romeo and Juliet - Key Film Techniques, Analysing and a how I Would Carry out a Modern Version

one beneath the actor or actress. This is used for horror films to make the people in the film look horrified or horrifying. It has a lot more effect at being scary than, for instance, top lighting, w ...

(15 pages) 91 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

In Washington Irving's short story "The Devil and Tom Walker", explain the how and why: Tom is a conventional character with no individuality.

to contain the household valuables. When Tom opens the apron and finds a heart and liver, he is not horrified as most people would be if they discovered that their spouse had been slain; rather, he is ...

(2 pages) 63 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dee Brown's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

gnored the native's beliefs and general rights to their own land and values. Some parts of the book horrified me like when the Cheyenne's were at Sandy Creek. Instead of violently defending themselves ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lord of the Flies" By William Golding How Golding created an atmosphere of fear within the first 5 chapters

horrid." At that point most of the "little 'uns" and mostof the "big 'uns" started to laugh with a horrified sympathy. Right after theystopped laughing Ralph exclaimed that it was a nightmare, and th ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Three Themes in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

al human baby takes to be formed in its mother's womb. When he finally 'births' his creation, he is horrified and abandons it. The monster, after many undesirable encounters with humans, becomes insan ... e door before the children shrieked, and one of the women fainted.' (74) The people of the village, horrified by his looks, drove the monster out by throwing stones and other objects at him. They judg ...

(4 pages) 123 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

China's Culture Revolution.

accurately describe exactly what is the impact of the Culture Revolution on China, people are still horrified by it even today. The official figure of the Culture Revolution death is 400,000, but it i ...

(5 pages) 171 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Book Report on Blood Tracks by Karen Rose Cercone.

n replies, "I was just testing out one of my bombs, but I didn't hurt anybody." Soon after Helen is horrified to discover a body and two severed legs in the large back yard crater, but after a closer ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Show with close reference to the text how Shakespeare effectively uses images of darkness and evil in macbeth

s wife scolds him and says that a little water will do the job. Later though she comes to share his horrified sense of being stained:"Out damn spot; out I say...who wouldhave thought the old man ...

(7 pages) 43 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Partial Abortion Ban Law. What does this law do to the women of the United States? What are some of the consequenses?

Recently, while looking through some Newsday archives , I was horrified to have found an article stating that Congress and President Bush just passed a partial ab ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Macbeth - Study Notes - Act II

tands that "It is the bloody business which informs / Thus to mine eyes" (2.1.48-49), but he is not horrified. Rather, he wants to be as deadly as that dagger.3.What reason does Lady Macbeth give for ...

(2 pages) 46 2 3.5 Dec/2003

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

Native son (richard wright) and Bigger's struggle for power.

the kind of poverty that would drive a person like Bigger to crime. Bigger's mother and sister are horrified at the sight of a huge rat, which Bigger quickly slays. Other humiliation stems from the ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Olympia, Manet and Modernization

ld with his painting of Olympia. Since its unveiling, at the Salon in Paris, reactions ranging from horrified shock to scholarly criticism ignited and still persist today. T.J. Clark, an art history p ...

(8 pages) 111 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Florence Nightingale

r the sick. After she had announced to her family that she wished to become a nurse, her mother was horrified, and refused to accept the idea. Florence obeyed her mother for sixteen years - but kept u ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dramatic Influences of Change and How They Are Triggered

an't speak for everyone but I can speak for many. If a family member of mine passed away I would be horrified. For the first few weeks, maybe even months, after the death I would feel as if my blood w ...

(2 pages) 39 2 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Science and Religion. . . Sisters or Enemies?

t as if in slow motion. Then, it found its mark and it was all over. Blood sprayed in torrents, and horrified screams along with petrified gasps were let out from the crowd. The cleaved head rolled do ...

(6 pages) 192 3 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Horror House

to go to sleep. The next day I went to school and told my friends what I saw. They were also horrified even though they told me about it. When I arrived home late that night my mum told me "You ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing