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    Lots of books usually start with everyday life's story. However, The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson starts with the murdered case happened to the house. In this book, Reverend John Nicola makes two claims that there is not enough evidence to prove the story is true, and the house is haunted by the ghost or demon. With the SEARCH strategy, there was not enough evidence to prove these claims. It signifies the authors would be able to lie to make this book and the house is not haunted, they just used their imaginations to stimulate the readers. The first claim is the possibility of the fake story even though Reverend Nicola says it is a true story and there are people who experienced this horror in the house. Reverend Nicola said psychic investigations can verify this horror actually happened and the family and the priest actually experienced the horror (Anson). However, the book only explains the phenomena that happened to the house and it does not have any of the specific details, and the story told by the…

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    I had never watched a film where I was too scared to be alone in my room, too terrified to sleep without the lights on, and too frightened to even go to bed, until, I made the mistake of putting on Amityville of Horror and began to watch the horror film by myself late at night with no one home. Amityville of Horror still gives me nightmares when I think about it lying in bed. I’m not one to get scared easily, especially scared of a film. When I was around 10 years old or so, my parents did not…

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    Haunted Stories In my culture the fear of hauntings is very strong, the idea of a spirit lingering, cursed in this world, is evident in the common epitaph RIP, or Rest in Peace. The idea of ghosts and haunted houses can be found in many books and movies. One in particular, The Amityville Horror, a book by Jay Anson, and later made into a movie, is a particularly frightening story because it is reported to be true. The story I chose to read for this week’s assignment is, Letter to Sura, by…

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    The Conjuring 2" opens with famous ghostbusters Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) researching the outcome of the murders that got to be known as "The Amityville Horror." Lorraine has a one of a kind capacity to speak with extraordinary creatures and has been requested that affirm that what happened at Amityville was evil in nature and not only a maniacal patriarch. While lounging around a table in the DeFeo lounge area, Lorraine has an out-of-body experience that permits her…

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    and through time fear has been used in a number of different ways for a number of different reasons. Fear can be seen in early and current literature. Fear can be observable in all living creatures and is experienced differently in each, making it an extremely subjective emotion, hence there are millions of different uses of fears, Things identified that induce fear and portals of fear around the world. Fear can be represented in media is a number of different ways. An example being horror…

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    The Amityville Horror

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    The book “The Amityville Horror” is about a newlywed couple, George and Kathy, and their three children. The new family goes looking for a house and finds an insanely cheap house that looks amazing. They later find out that it's so cheap because there was a mass murder that happened there. The family that used to live there was all murdered in their beds by a family member who lived in their basement. Killing the couple and their two sons and two daughters. After they move in they go to a…

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    Hell House Gothic Analysis

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    Gothic Literature is a genre which has many other smaller genres branching out from it. For example, there is traditional gothic, weird fiction, southern gothic, contemporary gothic, etc. Each one of these partial genres has different characteristics which vary from story to story. However, some stories which fall into a specific genre, also have many characteristics from other genres. For example, a contemporary gothic literature work may be in written in a sense that seems like traditional…

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    Jigsaw Research Paper

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    At seven years old, little minds still developing, bodies still growing. We understand very little of the real world, there are no worries, no responsibilities. There is very little choice, at this age, feeling relieved that we can choose our own movie before bedtime. Browsing through the movie selection we know the different types of movies, Family, Comedy, Disney and Horror. We skip over anything that looks even a little scary; because you’re still traumatised from the time you snuck behind…

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    Color Wheel Symbolism

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    Most of color harmonies consist of combination of two or more colours within a specific relationship on the color wheel where one of them is dominant. For example in horror films if we use orange and teal, blue will be the dominant because we want to show more of the cold side and because we want it to look scary. Sometimes a red colour is shown to represent blood, while a blue represents an effect that makes the audience calm. To achieve orange and teal orange is pushed to highlights and…

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    Carroll’s argument of art-horror qualifies Gilman’s story by causing a horrified feeling in the audience. Gilman creates this feeling through the story’s setting. In the story, “The Nature of Horror”, Carroll explains that the human experience of art-horror is reliant on two necessary conditions: disgust feeling, and monsters tied with the sense of being threatened. Carroll states, “We shall presume that this is an emotional state whole emotion we call art-horror” (Carroll 52). According to…

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