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    Literate Arts can be fine for explaining a variety of historical, crucial events. Richard E. Miller, author of The Dark Night of The Soul employs texts to display how the literate arts can be beneficial for emphasizing the importance of historical catastrophic events. Moreover, Miller employed a variety of “how,” and “why” questions and how to respond to them in his writing to the public to engage them in a conversation and question their views on the literate arts. Furthermore, Miller asks questions about historical events that have happened over time and probably impacted billions of civilians, which in my opinion is one thing the literate arts is excellent at describing. Miller asserted in The Dark Night of The Soul, “Any major social cataclysm…

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    Once my client has neared the end-goal of his/her mystic journey, they will encounter a period in their spiritual life in which they completely lose the high of illumination and reach “rock bottom.” This event, referred to as the Dark Night of the Soul, is the most important phase in the client’s journey toward spiritual union. After giving extensive thought to this client’s particular needs, I have come to the conclusion that dream interpretation is the ideal spiritual practice for his/her…

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    Human Nature through Ron Hansen “Wickedness” In the winter of 1888, in a small town in Nebraska, a massive and unexpected storm paralyzed the community without warning. Humans, animals, agricultural life forms experienced massive destruction. Ron Hansen, in his short story called “Wickedness,” describes the brutality of the storm, and it’s affect on individual lives. Hansen uses human traits to illustrate the wickedness of the storm. Over one long dark night, the snow storm of 1888…

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    Richard E. Miller, the author of “The Dark Night of the Soul,” is asking us a very interesting and inspiring question that can be pretty complex. That question is, “What might the literate arts be said to be good for? (439)” This is a complex question, in for what he said that this question is to “animate the meditations that follow. (439)” He is asking us to do an essay about this question, how we can forge it, and how we can explain it. This all bases into “The Literate Arts” essay that he’s…

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    Night of the Living Dead, released in 1968, directed by Gorge A. Romero and Carnival of Souls, released in 1962, directed by Herk Harvey, are two popular movies in the horror genre. Both low budget and filmed in black and white, captivated audiences with their filming techniques and psychological impact. Night of the Living Dead better represents the horror genre than Carnival of Souls because of its use of characteristics, stereotypes and technical components throughout the film. A typical…

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    experienced. Night is a book by Elie Wiesel where he describes his terrifying experiences with his father in Nazi concentration camps. Before the Holocaust began, Eliezer and his family lived in Sighet, Transylvania. There Eliezer’s parents ran a store; in which his older sisters helped out in. Eliezer was studying the Cabbala and learning more about god by, a poor Jew named, Moishe the Beadle. Moishe the Beadle witnessed with his own eyes what the Nazis had planned for the Jewish…

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    Edgar Allan Poe, an American author and poet, wrote a poetic piece “spirit of the dead”. In this mysterious piece Poe uses imagery in each stanza to describe the insight of the afterlife. The author also uses rhetorical devices to but a sense of emotion and compare and contrast the living and the dead. Poe conveys a sense of a dark tone and atmosphere into this poetic piece to set the theme of the afterlife but that tries to find the way out or to be guided out. Allen uses this poetic piece to…

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    those different objects; night to faces, stars to eyes, and sun to souls.…

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    to show they have all could be suspects. In contrast the poem “All Souls,” by Edith Wharton it only talks about the dead coming back to life. All Souls compared to And Then There Were None, they both have a gothic setting, the novel And Then There None is held on a remote island in an old house, in addition “All Souls,” is held at a church graveyard with supernatural phenomenons, just as Christie shows supernatural thoughts in some characters throughout the book also. In Christie’s novel…

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    It was late in the evening when Lane entered her flat. It was cold, rainy, October night full of mysteries. Lane was sitting near to the window looking in a distance. Her thoughts were dark, suppressed with anxiety while she was sipping her red wine into the glass. I was looking at her from the distance fearing this might be our end. I loved this world, but she - she was broken. Her frozen posture and evil smile made me feel frightened. Her dark thoughts were entering her veins and the darkness…

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