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    The Babadook is a truly scary horror movie from 2014 directed by Jennifer Kent. The “Babadook” is a scary boogie man that a single mother just cannot seem to shake. At one point in the film the mother, Amelia played by Essie Davis, goes to the police station because she believes someone is stalking her. She, however tells the police at the station that she burned the book and they say they cannot do anything about it because she burned the evidence. She turns and sees clothing arranged in a way…

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    Socialization Agents

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    Socialization The following socialization agents have contributed to my social development: family, nature, nurture, gender socialization, school, peer groups, and mass media. Family has contributed a lot to who I am today. Family has shown me how to behave in public and how to behave at home. It always has shaped my personality. I grew up in a home where my mother didn’t really take care of me and my siblings. I had to mature much quicker than other children and learn how to take care of…

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    The Shining Movie Analysis

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    as a horror film by Stanley Kubrick in 1980. The summary of the film is of a family that heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. Kubrick takes the study called phenomenology, which is the development of human consciousness and self-awareness as a preface to or a part of philosophy to the big-screen. The Shining camera motion mimics this film…

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    try to scramble away only to be met with the eyes of your ultimate doom. …Sherlock Holmes? It’s more likely than you think. Whether one loves them for their creepiness, hates them for their cliches, or laughs at them for their silliness, tropes in horror movies are not uncommon, and one of the biggest tropes…

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    When People Speak Analysis

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    T If there is one thing in this world that I just can say that I absolutely cannot stand, it would be people who talk for no reason. I understand that majority of the time talking is your way of expressing yourself and getting through everyday life, but it irks my soul when someone just starts an irrelevant conversation about nothing for no reason. One explanation on why I don’t get along with talkative people is because sometimes when they’re getting too hype on the conversation they…

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    From their dead eyes to their rotting bodies, the image of the zombie has become an icon in today’s society. Surpassing other horror characters, zombies over the years have become prevalent across a multitude of medias and genres. Although these brain-eating creatures are a work of fiction, author Chuck Klosterman argues that the life of the zombie apocalypse does not stray as far away from today’s society as some would think. Through his essay, My Zombie, Myself, Klosterman discusses the…

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    racism is alive and painful giving the audience a bleak look at American life. He speaks of the corruption and his personal fear of unjust and unethical treatment by others simply due to his skin color. George Romero directed the modern zombie horror film “Night of the Living Dead”, the main character is a Black…

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    Essay On Zombie Mania

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    years with new and old characters and new zombies. Not only have new movies been made and old continued, but recent movies have put historical figures at the forefront of this dilemma; one such movie is Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies. To balance out the horror of many zombie apocalypse movies, many producers have made movies that were meant to make the apocalypse seem a bit humorous. One famous movie like this is Sean of the Dead, a movie in which the main character does not even realize there is a…

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    We live in a world that is diverse and around people that have issues whether it is mental physical or spiritual. In addition with people that suffered from abuse, domestic violence, and etc. I remeber in high school when my teacher was showing my class a video on the ending results of gun violence and crime at that time my cousin had just passed away and it brought back terrible flashbacks in my mind. Unfortunately I was not warned about what was going to be shown and it did have an negative…

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    Presently, vampires are trendy Halloween costumes, used in horror movies, or just used as good-looking characters. Even so, these creatures were not always seen that way. “Stories of these nocturnal blood-sucking monsters have fascinated and entranced our culture for years and years” (King). Vampires are all the rage. Especially around Halloween, vampires are seen everywhere. They are all over social-media and on the television. Recently, “vampires are becoming more of a fad than scary monsters.…

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