• Descriptive Essay
    us not to get lost. The haunt has begun. As we walk out of the haunted house we are a little scared but eager to find the next one. We jump haunted houses for a good part of the night and after about 5 or so we head home. Now it is time for more scary movies and apple cider again. The movies are even scarier being Halloween night. We watch as many as we can till we both eventually fall asleep. That’s what I call a Halloween tradition. ...
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  • hhhh
    the parallels between this poem and the story of the Ushers? 5. Which descriptive details of the interior of the house suggest that the narrator has entered a realm that is quite different from the ordinary world? 6. In what ways is the appearance of both the interior and exterior of the...
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  • The Single Emotional "Poeffect"
    consistent rhythm which aid in the maintenance of tone and suspense. The parallelism that exists between the poem the "The Haunted Palace" and what is occurring in the House of Usher achieves a great deal of unity as it helps to connect the events to come by foreshadowing an imminent, terrible and rapid...
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  • Biography of Nataniel Hawthorne
    Haunted Mind", is basically Hawthorne reflecting his opinion of dreams and dreaming, and putting it on paper. It is full of descriptive images and has many of his opinions worked into the story. In this short story he is not telling the story in the 1st person, but is telling it to the reader, by...
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  • My Paper
    saw a dark shadow creeping past the streetlight. My face lit up, it was Jerry. He left his own haunted house just to come all the way down the block to blast me with compliments. This is it, this is what I’ve been waiting for I thought to myself. History was made that Halloween as these words came...
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  • Charles Dickens 2
    of England haunted him all of his life, and he would later devote many of his books to the retelling of his experiences. Dickens was saved from this situation when his father was released from prison. From 1825 to 1827, Dickens again attended school for two years of formal schooling at...
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  • a child called it
    Danny Polanco Descriptive Essay Contemporary Comp. Per.2 “Disneyland” Disneyland is a place filled with wonderful magic. It’s a place where children smile with joy and even adults. It’s a magical place where family and friends can have an amazing day and see awesome things. It has a variety...
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  • The “Kings” of Ghostly Tales
    performed while he or she was living (Cohen bk. 8). This type of ghost often has a haunted house or haunted location in which it resides. Often, the ghosts who are haunting a particular location were residents of the site before they died. Ghost horror stories, which was the genre Blackwood thrived in...
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  • House of Seven Gables
    generations that live in the house. The book begins by describing the most obvious symbol of the house itself. The house is described as "breathing through the spiracles of one great chimney". Hawthorne uses descriptive lines like this to turn the house into a symbol of the lives that...
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  • Dsdfsdf
    . After the incident of the family, the house was holly entrusted to him due to his personal kinship ties to them. Such mysterious occurences and a taste of curiousity, three men, though boys rather than men, ventured inside the haunted house when the housekeeper went out of town for a week. Filled...
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  • Edgar Allan Poe
    to Edgar Allan Poe was sometimes so strong that he once called him “my God of Fiction”), * haunted house stories (Stephen King’s The Shining incorporates Poe’s inexplicabilities, doubles, dream life, and madness), * graphic slasher stories (Psycho), and * urban horror stories...
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  • The Castle of Otranto
    is recurrent in the story and cannot be attributed to mere coincidence and he possess an ethereal aura. This fear devours him, and transitions into paranoia and insanity. ‘…but evil things in robes of sorrow assailed the monarch;s high estate.’ THe poem, the haunted house describes how a once...
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  • The haunted house
    The Haunted House; Descriptive Writing As I stood, gazing at the dilapidated house, I shivered, as though ice had replaced my spine. The cold air enveloped my entire body. The multiple layers of clothing I wore could not protect against the deathly cold. The walkways leading up to the house...
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  • Kjadks
    ’, Henry Lawson gives the reader a brief description of the central figure in the landscape, ‘two roomed house built of round timber, slabs and stringy bark’. Lawson then describes the clearing and the dense which consists of, ‘bush all round- bush with no horizon. No ranges in the distance. The bush...
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  • Daddy's gone crazy
    cleaning the old haunted house I called home, doing homework and making dinner for people that I can't stand to be around for more than an hour. However, this was nothing compared to what happened when my father arrived home that evening. That night my dad went crazy, he came home outraged about...
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  • Descriptive Essay
    side had a apartment with a numerous amount of vacant signs for each place. On the building nearly every window was broken out and it looked as though it was a haunted house. We go all the way down the narrow road and we finally arrive at a small house. It was a light brown color with a big broken...
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  • Short Essay
    parallels to the crumbling of their haunted house. The Narrator is an eyewitness and a partaker to the isolation and madness shown by the characters and the house. CITATION - Poe, Edgar Allan. The Fall of the House of Usher. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1917....
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  • The Yellow Wallpaper
    woman thinks that she is sick, but her husband John, a Dr. doesn't think she is. He says she just has a nervous depression and wants her to get rest and solitude. He will not even allow her to write in her journal, but she sneaks around and writes anyway. He has carried her to a house to stay the...
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  • Freedom
    signalman a well defined, believable and obviously troubled character we are keen to find out what happens to him. We begin to care about his fate just as the narrator does. However I feel the most significant factor in building tension and suspense is the setting. Instead of a haunted house or dark wood...
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  • Robert Frost Five Poems
    Considerable Speck” is AABBCCDADEEFGFGHH, but there is no pattern throughout the poem (Silberner 99). Next I would like to tell you about is “Ghost House”. It is an remarkably descriptive poem illustrating an aged, haunted house. The imagery in this poem is marvelous. This poem allows the...
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