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  • Personal Narrative: Amityville Of Horror

    I had never watched a film where I was too scared to be alone in my room, too terrified to sleep without the lights on, and too frightened to even go to bed, until, I made the mistake of putting on Amityville of Horror and began to watch the horror film by myself late at night with no one home. Amityville of Horror still gives me nightmares when I think about it lying in bed. I’m not one to get scared easily, especially scared of a film. When I was around 10 years old or so, my parents did not allow my siblings or myself to watch any horror or scary films based on the rating of the film. So one day when no one was home, I took it upon myself to do what I had been dying to do, watch the specific horror film; Amityville of Horror. At first…

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  • Hell House Gothic Analysis

    Gothic Literature is a genre which has many other smaller genres branching out from it. For example, there is traditional gothic, weird fiction, southern gothic, contemporary gothic, etc. Each one of these partial genres has different characteristics which vary from story to story. However, some stories which fall into a specific genre, also have many characteristics from other genres. For example, a contemporary gothic literature work may be in written in a sense that seems like traditional…

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  • The Conjuring 2: The Amityville Horror

    The Conjuring 2" opens with famous ghostbusters Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) researching the outcome of the murders that got to be known as "The Amityville Horror." Lorraine has a one of a kind capacity to speak with extraordinary creatures and has been requested that affirm that what happened at Amityville was evil in nature and not only a maniacal patriarch. While lounging around a table in the DeFeo lounge area, Lorraine has an out-of-body experience that permits her…

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  • Haunting Of Amityville: The Existence Of Ghosts

    The existence of ghosts is a concept often disputed. When found in the situation where there is no rational explanation to something that happened, it is easy for us to create our own rational explanation in our minds. Perhaps the true rational explanation is right in front of us but we just cannot see it, much less explain it; because we do not understand it. This was the case for for the families living in a house in Amityville. Their stories lead to the labeling of the commonly heard Haunting…

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  • Amityville Horror Film Analysis

    referred to as one of the most primal emotions there is and through time fear has been used in a number of different ways for a number of different reasons. Fear can be seen in early and current literature. Fear can be observable in all living creatures and is experienced differently in each, making it an extremely subjective emotion, hence there are millions of different uses of fears, Things identified that induce fear and portals of fear around the world. Fear can be represented in media…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Death Conversation

    being eaten by maggots. I want to be cremated and have my ashes split into 16 small urns. Now the reason I say sixteen urns is because I have thirteen brothers and sisters, my mother, my father plus my significant other - if I am married. I just so happened to find a small urn online for $14.99. All together it will cost $239.84 for the urns. The prices for a cremation range. I could go with a cheap cremation that will cost about $539 in NYC or an expensive cremation that will cost over $700.…

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  • Film Analysis: The Conjuring

    James Wan, the director of The Conjuring, decided to go ahead and create a sequel. Returning back are two paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who travel to Enfield, England, where a family believes there is evil in their home. This takes place exactly one year after the case in Amityville. Peggy Hodgson, the mother of four children, is in a financial predicament since her husband left. Whenever she finds out that one of her daughters, Janet, sleepwalks and claims to talk to the…

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  • Low Budget Horror Film Analysis

    will want to know if these effects are doable within their budget. You may also decide to fund your low budget horror movie yourself and don’t have the money for a top notch special effects make-up crew or CGI. How do you make movie-goers squeamish without a budget? How can I tailor my concept to appeal to low-budget movie producers? I asked award winning special effects make-up artist, Dirk Rogers, on some tips for writers who want to cater their scripts for the low-budget horror movie market.…

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  • Horror Films Research Paper

    studios did not put too much effort on horror movies. They were pushed down to B-movies and the studio saved their A-list talent for their bigger films. During this time of cold-war era Hollywood produced films like The Thing from Another Planet, Forbidden Planet, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Godzilla, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon. In the 1960’s came different styles of horror. Alfred Hitchcock changed horror films from the monsters you do not know to…

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  • Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte: Gothic Analysis

    where Wuthering Heights contained explicit proof of the supernatural with Catherine’s ghost- I found that the answer was not as distinct in Jane Eyre. Analysis became a battle of the rational versus the supernatural. Charlotte Bronte’s book is plunged into a realistic world yet there is conflict with certain gothic elements that Wuthering Heights never had (because of how overtly Emily Bronte handled the supernatural). Is Jane Eyre truly a world of realism, with nothing supernatural? Or did…

    Words: 1984 - Pages: 8
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