"Gothic Horror Story" Essays and Research Papers

  • Gothic Horror Story

    Since the original publication of “The Monkey’s Paw” in 1902, this time-honored short story has served as an influential asset amongst...

    Fiction, Horror short stories, Literature 762  Words | 4  Pages

  • Monkey's Paw

    White’s second wish reanimates Herbert as a terrifying corpse. Mrs. White -  Herbert’s mother and Mr. White’s wife. Mrs. White is an intelligent and...

    Horror fiction, Horror short stories, Monkey 2280  Words | 6  Pages

  • the monkey's paw

    introduction "The Monkey's Paw" is W.W. Jacobs' most famous story and is considered to be a classic of horror fiction. It first...

    Horror short stories, Monkey, Olwen Wymark 2434  Words | 7  Pages

  • Hero

    mystery in their stories. I have chosen two ghost stories, 'The Monkey's Paw' written by W W Jacobs and 'Who Goes Down This Dark...

    Chess opening, Compilation albums, Debut albums 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Monkey's Paw: the Light Footprint of British History

    Written in 1906, "The Monkey's Paw" is a story about Whites' family who received a dried "monkey's paw", dubbed as a magical item which will...

    Horror short stories, Industrial Revolution, The Monkey's Paw 718  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Monkey's Paw

    The Monkey’s Paw Of all the horror short stories I have read “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W Jacobs is by far the best for creating a...

    Horror short stories, Russian All-Military Union, Short story 1980  Words | 5  Pages

  • How is suspense created and maintained in The Monkey's Paw and The Red Room?

    In The Monkey's Paw written by W.W. Jacobs and The Red Room written by H.G. Wells, there are many similarities and differences in the ways the...

    Horror fiction, Horror short stories, The Climax 3078  Words | 8  Pages

  • Compair and Contrast

    Abraham Compare/Contrast Paper English 8-2 March 6, 2013 There are lots of stories out there and lots of stories or...

    Horror short stories, Primate, The Monkey's Paw 476  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Monkey

    form of narrative divided into three sections, referred to as iterations, and can be applied to W.W. Jacobs’, The Monkey’s Paw. The treble configuration...

    Horror short stories, Journey to the West, The Monkey's Paw 593  Words | 2  Pages

  • Theme Essay on the Monkey's Paw

    Project #1 – Theme Essay on The Monkey’s Paw The Monkey’s Paw, written by W.W. Jacobs, is a short story about the consequences of messing...

    2000 albums, Horror short stories, Mess 531  Words | 2  Pages

  • Gothic Horror Essay

    the conventions of Gothic Horror to create a sense of fear and horror in “The Kit Bag”? INTRODUCTION...

    Dracula, English-language films, Fear 1590  Words | 4  Pages

  • Different Types of Gothic Horror

    In “The Judge’s House” written by Bram Stoker, the story takes place at an evil judge’s house that has hanged people, and a student named...

    Bram Stoker, Chemical element, Dracula 2477  Words | 6  Pages

  • Horror story

     The knocking… Horror Story One day, a massacre occurred at 6 Lauren St. The massacre happened in a house located in East...

    2000 albums, Character, Father 1101  Words | 3  Pages

  • 19th Century Horror Stories

    A Study of the Characteristics of 19th Century Horror Stories In this essay we will look at the Characteristics of 19th...

    Dracula, Horror, Horror and terror 1610  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gothic

    Oates short stories usually follow young characters through their struggles in life. There are many family imperfections in Oates...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Gothic fiction 1592  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gothic Short Story

    The End. In the short story, “Emma Barrett,” the reader follows a search party group searching for a missing girl named Emma deep in a forest...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Novel 1459  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gothic Elements in the Short Stories of

    Gothic Elements in the Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe is known as the Father of the Gothic....

    Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 2702  Words | 7  Pages

  • Gothic Story

    Gothic Story I heard the loud, deadly screams of my sister from the upstairs bedroom. Her cries for my mother made my ears...

    Debut albums, Family, Father 1799  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gothic Fiction

    Gothic fiction combines the elements of Horror and Romance. This genre consists of fear, darkness, heroes, villains, and...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Frankenstein 404  Words | 3  Pages

  • Horror

    Horror Fiction Horror is in many ways a unique genre. It has the ability to make us feel frightened, disgusted and fascinated...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein 868  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Horror Story

    and had there fun drinking the drugged drinks at the same time.One by one they all feel down not noticing whats going on.When the teenagers woke up,they find...

    Bullying, Camera 1437  Words | 4  Pages

  • Horror Story

    anyone to comprehend. Exquisite wooden drawers and cupboards hugged the sides of the room and in one corner he could see a deep brown mahogany desk with...

    Floor, Four poster bed 1868  Words | 4  Pages

  • Which Is the Most Successful Gothic Horror Short Story? Comparing the Red Room and the Monkey's Paw

    Which is the most successful Gothic Horror short story? Comparing the Red Room and the Monkey’s paw...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Fear 1327  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gothic Story

    mask, intricate black designs adorning it. She felt frightened, as thousands of questions raced through her mind, one after the other, “What would he do?...

    Love 2502  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gothic literature

    oldest emotion known to the mankind? That is fear. And gothic literature can be explained as fear-literature. But the true gothic...

    Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Byronic hero 887  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poe's "The Black Cat" as an Example of Gothic Story

    Poe's "The Black Cat" as an Example of Gothic Story Edgar Allan Poe, who lived a short and tragic life, was mainly known for...

    Dark romanticism, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 1961  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Develoment of the Horror Genre

    The term Gothic is significant for the understanding of the origins and development of the horror genre. Both of these genres...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein 1125  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Literature

    Gothic Literature "We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones" (Stephen King). This quote could explain why humans...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction, Literary genres 1049  Words | 7  Pages

  • Gothic Horror Story

    Gothic Horror Story. “I will be home soon,” said I, “before the rise of noon, just in time for tea mother.” And I...

    2007 singles, 2008 singles, Red hair 885  Words | 2  Pages

  • Evolution of Horror

    2013 The Evolution of Horror For centuries, stories of monsters, demons and other unholy abominations have brought fear to...

    Dracula, Frankenstein, Horror and terror 1501  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gothic Essay

    Royse Ap English 12-13-12 Gothic Essay Over the centuries, the American fascination for the grotesque and mysterious elements of...

    Barnabas Collins, Bram Stoker, Dark Shadows 866  Words | 3  Pages

  • Stephen King Using Gothic Literature

    known as one of the greatest horror and gothic writers of our time. The reason for this is his ability to fuse the...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 921  Words | 3  Pages

  • ‘for Me, the Story Is Less a Horror…Than a Larger Than Life Gothic Fairytale’ (Kenneth Brannagh) How Far and in What Ways Do You Agree with This Description of the Text?

    ‘For me, the story is less a horror…than a larger than life gothic fairytale’ (Kenneth Brannagh) How far and in...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein 1966  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gothic and Horror Fiction

    In this final assignment I will talk about the patriarchal fear of female sexuality. I will also be dealing with a brief summary of the female figure in the...

    Bram Stoker, Dracula, Femme fatale 1718  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gothic Literature

    Gothic Literature Ann Radcliffe Name: Arunima Sircar Grade: 9 IGCSE A English Project- 1 Gothic Literature...

    Ann Radcliffe, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Turn of the Screw, a Gothic Ghost Story

    to a different style of writing. However, the themes of corruption of the innocent and forbidden subjects and the overall ambiguity of the book allow the...

    Audience, Audience theory, Charles Dickens 1143  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hurricane Sandy: the Horror Story.

    the southern part of the United States such as Texas and Florida, but New York and New Jersey are really not prepared for thus type of cyclones. They...

    Atlantic Ocean, Manhattan, New Jersey 888  Words | 5  Pages

  • Subversion of a (Gothic Horror) Genre - 'Frankenstein and What Lies Beneath'

    of modern society. The gothic horror genre is an example of a genre that has been adapted to remain relevant and suit modern...

    Dracula, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1321  Words | 4  Pages

  • American Gothic Fiction

    American Gothic Fiction From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Url: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Gothic_Fiction American...

    Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 808  Words | 3  Pages

  • Social and Historical Effects Responsible for the Conception of the Fantastic and Supernatural in Gothic Horror (Dracula)

    323-11500-22132943 1 April 2011 Social and Historical Effects Responsible for the Conception of the Fantastic and Supernatural in Gothic...

    Bram Stoker, Dracula, Frankenstein 2536  Words | 7  Pages

  • Writing a Horror Story

    HORROR WRITING WORKSHEET This worksheet will hopefully teach you the basics of writing a scary story – coming up with a...

    1998 albums, Anxiety, Debut albums 1651  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gothic Or Not?

    Gothic literature is one of the most gruesome type of literature that exists in the world. Anything that falls into...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction, James Russell Lowell 1621  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gothic Lit

    Castle of Otranto Prompt: Taking The Castle of Otranto as your example, outline the main conventions of the Gothic novel, and show how your...

    Ann Radcliffe, Gothic fiction, Jane Austen 1467  Words | 4  Pages

  • What Makes the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde an Effective Horror Story?

    What Makes ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ an Effective Horror Story? The most famous shilling shocker of the...

    Edinburgh, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1636  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poe as a Gothic Writer

    Early horror literature came out of a mix of the upcoming of romanticism, the decline of the enlightenment, and most of all from early...

    Edgar Allan Poe, English-language films, Gothic fiction 1249  Words | 3  Pages

  • What is meant by the term gothic

    term ‘gothic’? How far and in what ways is ‘Frankenstein’ a gothic text? Gothic literature, which is sometimes...

    Dracula, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1187  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Literature

    Frankenstein: Mood Set by Romantic and Gothic Literature The creature’s deformed figure stands alone, lit up by a bolt of lightning, against...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1288  Words | 4  Pages

  • Female Characters in Gothic Texts

    Female Characters in Gothic Texts Gothic fiction has become a popular area for feminist studies. Many commentators have noticed...

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Dracula, Frankenstein 1016  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Nightmares

    Gothic Nightmares Fuseli, Blake and the Romantic Imagination at Tate Britain 15th February- 1st May 2006 The exhibition is divided amongst...

    Henry Fuseli, History of painting, Nightmare 528  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Essay: Dracula vs. the Lady in the House of Love

    Gothic literature originated in the late 19th century and was a branch of the larger Romantic Movement. Like the Romantics,...

    19th century, Bram Stoker, Dracula 890  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Cast Away: the Analysis of Imagery in American Gothic Literature

    The Cast Away: the analysis of imagery in American Gothic Literature Sonya Pugh Rolle ENG 125: Introduction to Literature Instructor:...

    Detective fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction 772  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Elements in "The Telltale Heart"

    Gothic Elements in the “The Tell Tale Heart” The classic short story of “The Tell-Tale Heart”, written by one of the all time...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Gothic fiction 1074  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is "Sredni Vashtar" a Horror Short Story?

    interactions of and between Conradin; his cousin and mentor, Mrs. de Ropp and Conradin's Ferret and God: Sredni Vashtar. It can be described as a...

    Antagonist, Character, Horror and terror 895  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gothic Poe and Hawthorne

    1102 Gothic: Poe and Hawthorne June 13, 2011 Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe are considered masters of American...

    Allegory, Bible, Dark romanticism 1173  Words | 4  Pages

  • northanger abbey gothic

    the gothic? Jane Austen’s novel Northanger Abbey, is regarded by many as a light-hearted parody of the gothic genre. The term...

    Ann Radcliffe, Gothic fiction, Jane Austen 1719  Words | 5  Pages

  • What Motivated Joyce Carol Oates to Become a Gothic Writer?

    Jose Alcantar Prof. Gurfield English 102 5/ 20/ 14 What Motivated Joyce Carol Oates to Become a Gothic Writer? It is common in many...

    Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein 2280  Words | 9  Pages

  • notes on gothic horror

    Gothic novels often were set in Gothic-style castles and churches. Gothic fiction, which reached the height of...

    Byronic hero, Dracula, Frankenstein 444  Words | 2  Pages

  • Impact of Gothic Literature

     Impact of Gothic Literature  Gothic Literature is a well-known genre of literature that combines elements of both...

    Bram Stoker, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1869  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gothic Theme

    foundation to gothic literature where Robert Louis Stevenson brought the internal battle in the gothic story, The...

    Edinburgh, Gothic fiction, Novella 1840  Words | 5  Pages

  • American Horror Story: the Affects of Sex and Violence in Media

    Media Analysis: American Horror Story American Horror Story is an FX horror-drama...

    Dracula, Horror, Horror and terror 1101  Words | 3  Pages

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