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    Fear is incapacitating. It holds you back and it holds you down. The older you get the more fear you can hold but also the more you see and have to fear. When you come out of childhood you learn that the monsters you feared under the bed may not be there, but you learn that they lurk the streets and the halls of your life. You learn not only to fear monsters but also emotion, failure, change and loss. How does one learn to cope? how, after finding out that the earth is so terrifying,, do people continue on? How do you survive When I was a child I feared change. In order to pass the time I read the notorious Goosebumps series. I loved them more than anything, so much so that I owned every issue, including the special edition build-your-own story lines. R. L. Stine was the best author to ever live and will never be surpassed by another. They were horror stories and when I read the them I thought I was facing my fears and coping with them. But as the ears drug on my mother noticed I was using time to avoid any type of change in my life. Now my mother is a forceful woman, I dont remember exactly how she forced to read another book but soon enough I had *** The Little Prince in my hands and I was already a chapter in. After the little prince I devoured…

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    October is the perfect time of year to indulge in a few Halloween frights, and for those movie lovers with children, Paranormal Activity and Crimson Peak just won't do. So Goosebumps will have to fill that gap. Twenty-somethings might feel the temptation to revisit R.L. Stine's wares since they grew up with it, but this is strictly kids' fare. With hundreds of Goosebumps novels to choose from, Sony could easily release at least one movie a year until 2020. Instead, director Rob Letterman…

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    Goosebumps Analysis

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    “Goosebumps” is a movie that includes science fiction, monster, horror and fantasy content. It also can be classified as a comedy which has conflict of interest, expectation and reality. Most of the people who like science fiction, mystery and fantasy content will enjoy this movie because this film is filled with monsters, zombies and creepy dummies. The special effects are very good as real and the monsters are looking real, so the audience would not feel that the effects are unreal and fake or…

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    list because are reported to have content that is believed to be harmful to the reader. For children’s books, many complaints are made by parents who think the content of the book could harm their child’s mind or may be an inappropriate topic to learn about. Some of the main complaints are made due to: religion, sexual orientation, political views, violence and “obscene” language. Goosebumps should not be banned because it contains no offensive language and the central character never dies, the…

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    Many kids can remember their parents reading them bedtime stories’, my parents may have, but I don’t remember. That could be a reason as to why I was never crazy about books, and surely never wanted to read one. I eventually gave into reading and found that I loved it. My favorite book series’ to read as a kid were Captain Underpants, Goosebumps, and Shadow Children. Each book series brought out a different part of me, and introduced me to new ways of life. They sort of molded me, but I stopped…

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    Vestigial Evolution

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    grasp reflex and goosebumps, to the molecular pseudogenes, human vestiges are quintessential imperfections of human evolution (Vieth, 2010). Synonymously referred to as evolutionary “leftovers,” vestigial structures are residual features derived from an organism's predecessors that have lost most or all of its ancestral function (“Evidence for Evolution,” 2016). The existence of vestigial structures is often relative to its lack of selective pressures since vestigial structures do not directly…

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    Behind the Books As several monsters are being presented in the movie "goosebumps";we are reminded of our own childhood and the frightening monsters in our nightmares. In today's society, no emphasis is given to those childhood monsters but rather are consumed by the latest horror trends in movies and current frightening world events such as terrorist attacks. Today, they don't need to, it is given to them constantly. All they have to do is to watch the news, hear it from their parents or…

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    Chills Analysis

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    Huron explored music and how it can evoke emotions in humans. Particularly, he looked at how goosebumps can be caused from listening to music. First, he explored how chills can be evoked. Chills can last from one second to ten seconds and longer forms involve goosebumps. These sensations can be pleasant or unpleasant and music isn’t the only thing that can cause chills. These sensations occur naturally and evolved as a part of aggression and defense. Nature can also cause chills. Chills are more…

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    R. L. Stine Essay

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    He had a huge impact in this world, by entertaining many kids with his awesome books he has written throughout his career. As by now, we all probably know about the R. L. Stine. You probably know him by his serious of books called Goosebumps. Being one of the most famous writers of the 20th century, especially when it comes to horror fiction. So today, let’s take a look at R. L. Stine: first, we’re going to look at his early life and his occupations; secondly, by recognizing his accomplishment…

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    Every day the windows looked a bit less like eyes. Every day the porcelain cat on the steps began to look less and less like it was watching. It’s not that 218 Blenheim was no longer an imposing and somewhat diabolical entity in my life, and the lives of the rest of the children on Blenheim Road; more that the house was fading into an uneventful constant. It was always there, never changing. Nothing interesting ever happened to that old house for years. Then someone picked up a book called…

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