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    The classic gothic, horror novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley was the inspiration behind the film “The Bride of Frankenstein”, which narrated a story of the “monster’s” life after the original book. In the film, Frankenstein’s monster finds himself misunderstood and lonely, causing him to force Dr. Frankenstein to create him a man-made human bride. In most horror stories and movies, the main character is most likely a monster, however, in the film “The Bride of Frankenstein”, to me, the monster was clearly not the main character, who everyone in the film called a monster. According, to the Merriam Webster dictionary, the word “monster” has many definitions; one of them being “a powerful person or thing that cannot be controlled and that…

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    The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Movie Review The Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale was a very interesting take on the classic story. It continues with the original story of the Monster and his maker Frankenstein, with similar themes as the first installment. The biggest theme that it centralizes around, is the idea that the monster needs a friend, or mate as the title might give away, a bride. In this movie, the monster got his wish, and more. It starts off with Mary Shelley sitting in the…

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    I have never watched a horror movie on purpose. Never. There is a reason for that. I avoid watching about the “supernatural” world, even though no one would believe those antics on the screen truly exist, nor do I allow my brain to hold on to what I’ve seen. I have made it just fine without a Chuckie movie or the “Bride of Frankenstein.” While many of my friends have seen every famous horror movie dating back to King Kong, I have not. However, I have seen enough of them to form a lasting…

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    voice and his costume will live in the halls of cinema for eternity. In the same movie, Edward Van Sloan's Dr. Van Helsing is also great. In 1931's Dracula you can truly feel these two great characters battling wits. My two favorites of this genre are James Whale's Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein. Boris Karloff's monster is one of the most tragic figures in all of film and is played by Karloff to perfection. Not to mention, the make-up design by Jack Pierce is synonymous with the…

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    Gendercide Of Women

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    If the groom’s family is not happy with the dowry payments, women become at risk for physical abuse and murder. According to the Indian National Crime Record Bureau, India has the highest rate of dowry murders (2013). This report gives the horrifying statistics which follows: 18,233 dowry death cases were reported which means that a bride was burned or attacked every 90 minutes due to dowry greed. Dowry murder refers to the greed of the groom’s family. When more money is demanded and the bride’s…

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    Bride Kidnapping Essay

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    It includes a variety of actions ranging from elopement or staged abduction for consensual marriage to violent non-consensual kidnapping. ‘Kidnapping’ refers to the non-consensual variety, which typically involves a young man and his friends taking a young woman by deception or force to the home of his parents or a near relative” (Kleinback, Ablezova, Aitieva, 2005). There are many facets of bride kidnapping—the nonconsensual bride kidnapping is what is victimizing women and their families in…

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    Imagine being coerced to marry someone that you’ve hardly had enough time to make a first impression on. Arranged marriages were a key aspect in “Marriage is a Private Affair.” People often disagree with arranged marriages because they don’t always love their spouse. “Marriage is a Private Affair” displays this when Nnaeme tells his father, “I don’t love her” (Achebe 190). Marriage is a private affair also demonstrates that arranges marriages can cause a great controversy between a father and…

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    Two important epiphanies in the Princess Bride by William Goldman are seen through the character of Buttercup when she realizes that she is in love with Westley and the character of Inigo when he realizes that he needs the man in black to help him storm the castle. When Buttercup saw how others acted around Westley she realized what her true feelings were, while Inigo realizes he needed Westley’s help after saw what a good sword fighter and thinker he was; both of these characters epiphanies…

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    “Life isn’t fair, it’s just fairer than death, that’s all.”- William Goldman.The story The Princess Bride is a classic fairytale written by William Goldman who pretends the novel was written by S. Morgenstern. The novel includes interjects by S.Morgenstern and William Goldman.In the novel The Princess Bride William Goldman conveys the universal theme that life isn’t fair, but works out better in the end. The first way the universal theme is shown is through characterization. Inigo Montoya is a…

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    material things. If the groom demands for dowry, the bride’s family must give a dowry or the marriage will not take place. The practice of the dowry system in Pakistan, is very prominent in arranged marriages and in provincial cities as it is widely recognized as a traditional and a binding ceremony of arranged marriages. All families in Pakistan follow the dowry system, and not a single day passes without dowry deaths and torture of women. In newspaper articles, you will see stories of women…

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