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    Evil In A Pig's Eye

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    Evil in a Pig’s Eye William Golding once said, “To trace back the to defects in society, we must trace back to the defects in human nature.” The microcosm he creates in The Lord of the Flies explores the savagery that lies in all human beings. The novel narrates the lives of a group of British boys who crash land onto an unpopulated island and fail in their attempt to maintain civilization before help arrives. One of the boys, Piggy, is considered an outcast, although he is a voice of logic and can see the what other boys choose to ignore. The state of Piggy and his glasses are paralleled by the progression of the loss of logic and innovation on the island, also, they separate the boys/humanity from the animal world. Piggy’s glasses and Piggy…

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    curse of the evil eye. For some it is a personal belief and for others it is more of a religious belief. Some believe that it is just a made up superstition and others believe that it is something extremely serious and should not be taken lightly. In this essay, I will be discussing what the curse of the evil eye is, the effects of it, history behind it, and how different cultures and religions deal with it. The curse of the evil eye is believed to be inflicted on someone by the simple…

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    When I was a child, Disney Princesses like Belle and Cinderella were my idols. There was some kind of independence and strength found within the characters. However, in retrospect I cannot help but notice a male gaze that is ominous over both of these films. The female characters are presented in a way that fits the mold of stereotypes and in turn objectifies them as prizes to be won. Cinderella and Belle became no more than beautiful damsels in distress. Then instead of saving themselves, a…

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    On line 39, Shane looked in the front while he imitated honking. He did not have any eye contact with the others at that moment. However, after he finished his gesture, he immediately had an eye gaze with Michael. And then on line 53, he imitated honking again and looked in the front, as he did the first time, then back at Michael again, like he did before. This eye gaze interaction also occurred with Michael. He looked at Vivian and Shane when he lifted up his arms and said, “What the fuck is…

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    The tradition of the haunted, isolated structure is a well-established hallmark of gothic literary canon. Shirley Jackson’s classic novel, The Haunting of Hill House is definitely no exception, yet the novel roots its terrors within the perceptions of its audience and characters, rather than through explicit depictions of the supernatural. With that in mind, any attempt at a “definitive” film adaptation should adhere as strictly to this concept as possible. The evil of Hill House should be…

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    Tell Tale Heart Annotation

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    that consume us at times. In the short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe a man’s guilty conscience plummets his mind into madness, murder, and eventual confession. A psychopath becomes mentally unstable, as he begins to obsess over his master’s pale blue eye. Furthermore, the psychopath comes to believe that the eye is…

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    see our own. However, can a flawed eye be worth killing an innocent and old man or can the act be justified by the murder himself? The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe is a short story that is told by the murder to justify the reason to kill the old man. This short story, written in 1843, is a classic example of the Gothic Era of American literature, which is characterized by horror, violence, supernatural effects, taste for medieval, and wilderness or old house settings. Such…

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    responsible for many of the most renowned works of poetry and short fiction, often includes a “psychological intensity” in his writing that has created interest in the interaction between psychology and literature (“Edgar Allan Poe”). One of his best-known works, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” is a good example of this interaction, showcasing Poe’s interpretation of psychological fiction and the genre of horror. In the story, the narrator recounts his tale of the killing of his housemate, an old man…

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    grew furious as I gazed upon it." This quote from the Tell Tale Heart in which the narrator speaks of the old man's eye is just one of the many examples of how he is truly a mad man, a mad man with multiple psychopathic tendencies. He not only killed the old man that he liked so very much because of his sinister eye but he also cut him up into tiny pieces and hid him in the floorboard beneath his feet! The narrator didn't have a heart, he didn't feel sympathy or remorse for the old man when he…

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    sharpened my senses--not destroyed-- not dulled them.” This story tells of a narrator struggling with mental illness and perverseness, leading to a great deal of guilt and fear. He also conflicts against the old man with an “eye of a vulture” that causes the climax. In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” Edgar Allen Poe uses three literary devices to mainly express the narrator’s conflict throughout the story. The three literary devices are symbolism, simile, and conflict. One can see that because all are…

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