Essays Tagged: "Horror"

The Tragedy of Hamlet

Denmark he finds his secret love Ophelia being buried. Hamlet feels that he is living in a world of horror, and by the end of this miserably disheartening play, his fathers death is avenged, but at qu ...

(2 pages) 79 0 5.0 Dec/1996

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

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Essay on how morality and religion are the outstanding themes in the novel.

le Tom's Cabin was originally written to convince Americansthat slavery was evil. The slaves endure horror such as the separation of husbands from wives and mothers from children, overwork, and punish ... their children and slavery destroys their soul. It also destroys the soul of those who enforce such horror such as the slave masters and buyers.Several characters such as Prue, Cassy, and George Harri ...

(3 pages) 182 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death Of A Salesman vs. Hamlet

red tragic, he/she must be of high moral estate, fall to a level of catastrophe,induce sympathy and horror in the audience, and usually die, and in doing so, re-establishorder in the society. Hamlet f ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.4 Apr/1996

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

Kid in closet

sold on the street to dirty men, things to the degree only the grotesque mind could imagine such a horror.But when Wolfgang was really menacing or his dad was drunk he would tell the story of the kid ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jan/1997

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

Effective Use of Blood Imagery in Macbeth

first developed by Shakespeare for his play Macbeth. The blood imagery used in Macbeth, adds to the horror of the play. There are several examples of this throughout the play. The first noteworthy exa ... , from the murder, on his hands. This not only augments the amount of blood present, it adds to the horror of the recently committed murder.After the discovery of Duncan's murder in the third scene, M ...

(2 pages) 57 1 3.7 Apr/2002

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

Lucid dreams, the First Virtual reality

perience the mosthorrifying events imaginable, called nightmares. Everyone has their own version of horror, mymost terrifying nightmare has been where my family and friends have been taken control of ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Scarlet Letter" How would the characters see the white whale? Mentiones also Melville's Moby Dick

ing has any meaning. Despite this, Ishmeal gives numerous examples of what white can mean (i.e. the horror of an albino, or beauty of a white steed etc.) and proceeds to say Moby Dick is all of these ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne


d a chosen/warrior who bravely does battle with the/creature haunting our people, who survives/that horror unhurt, and goes home bearing/our love.'(208-212) The king speaks of Beowolf as a great hero ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Fall of the House of Usher" by Allan Poe

logy to form the setting which provokes to the reader a sense of insufferable gloom. Toomuch of the horror has been attributed to its setting. But the setting does have a doubleimpotance, discriptive ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.0 Mar/1997

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

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad

y ways. By focusing on their endings and on the character of Kurtz, contrasting the meanings of the horror in each media emerges. In the novel the horror reflects Kurtz tragedy of transforming into a ... el the horror reflects Kurtz tragedy of transforming into a ruthless animal whereas in the film the horror has more of a definite meaning, reflecting the war and all the barbaric fighting that is goin ...

(9 pages) 295 0 2.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Unexpected Fate

kick back and enjoy ourselves while we reminisced about old times. However, none of us foresaw the horror that awaited us at the end of our seemingly perfect day.As the night neared its end, we decid ... stop at the red light. Obviously still intoxicated, the driver stepped out of the car with tears of horror in his eyes. Like a small child, he stumbled to the side of the road and curled up into a bal ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Nazi Doctors" by Lifton

picts theholocaust through the eyes of the prison doctors, as the prison doctors perceived their horror andas they experienced their horror. As one of the prison doctors confided, "Our pride ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A good report on the book Cold Equations. Kind of short.

his attention to the viewscreen, not wanting to stare at her as shefought her way through the black horror of fear toward the calm gray of acceptance."That quote explains how Marilyn was finally begin ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Reverse Racism In America by Dan Heffron, a short 6 page essay describing reverse racism in America Today. Gives examples and references.

e Racism In AmericaDan HeffronThere is surely no nation in the world that holds "racism" in greater horror than does the United States. Compared to other kinds of offenses, it is thought to be somehow ... ey asked for a racially exclusive club like the ones that non-whites have. They were turned down in horror. Indeed, in America today, any club not specifically formed to be a white enclave, but whose ...

(7 pages) 512 5 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Schindler's List

" I know that the great tragedies of history often fascinate men with approaching horror. Paralyzed, they cannot make up their minds to do anything but wait. So they wait, and one da ... gedy at hand, and consequently does nothing attempt to aid the Jews. Shindler's realizations of the horrors of the holocaust begin in one scene near the middle of the film. During this infamous turnin ... onquer.Albert Camus has another idea. Camus believes that if one does wait and do nothing about the horrors of history, "one day the Gorgon devours" you. Schindler's List is a perfect example of how e ...

(3 pages) 140 1 5.0 Jan/1996

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

Through the Eyes Of Terror - A look behind the motivation of the Taliban and other Terrorists.

Through the eyes of a terrorist:The motivations behind the horrorIt is very clear to everyone world wide that any terrorist actions, especially the most recent ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Stereotyping of women in the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

a "man's world. Scout's observation of the ladies of Maycomb is ..."Ladies seemed to live in faint horror of men, seemed unwilling to approve wholeheartedly of ...[men]." " ...There was something abo ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.0 Dec/2002

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

"Beloved" by Toni Morrison. Relationship between Sethe and Beloved

Throughout the novel, Sethe works hard to avoid the past, which has caused her nothing but pain and horror while she was at the Sweet Home. The relationship between Sethe and Beloved takes an inverse ...

(6 pages) 216 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Satire Writing vs. Factual Writing: A Comparison of Brave New World and All Quiet on the Western Front (Contains Bibliography)

atirically drenched distopic environment of Brave New World, while All Quiet on the Western Front's horror got it's foundation in Remarque's four month stint on the western front during WWI. With thes ...

(6 pages) 104 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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 fairytale, through setting, character development, and ... te.Plot is the final key to making a fairytale what it is, and it is the strongest link between the horror novel Carrie, and the fairytale Snow White. The plot is what gives the fairytale a hidden mea ... er can grow. >Her expression of complete unbelief was too genuine, too full of dumb and hopeless horror, to be ignored or denied. A terrible and black foreknowledge grew in Rita Desjardin=s mind. I ...

(7 pages) 95 0 4.6 Jan/2003

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