"Horror Story" Essays and Research Papers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • ALea

    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

  • Literary Analysis of the Monkey's Paw

    Literary Analysis of The Monkey’s Paw The story begins on a rainy evening with Mrs. White, Mr. White, and their son Herbert gathered in the...

    Horror short stories, The Monkey's Paw, W. W. Jacobs 754 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

  • 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's paw essay

    typical person do if they had three wishes and knew that there would be a price that they would have to pay in order for them to fulfill their wishes? That...

    Horror short stories, The Monkey's Paw, W. W. Jacobs 1243 Words | 4 Pages

  • Horror Movies

    Effects Of Watching Horror Movies It is a proven fact that people love to be scared by horror movies. Some of the most horrified...

    Anxiety, Anxiety disorder, Fear 824 Words | 3 Pages

  • Horror and Thriller

    the edge of your seat, but a horror move pushes you past that and scares the heck out of you. Horror usually has more gore, and...

    Alien, Film genres, Horror and terror 2144 Words | 6 Pages

  • Poe and the Horror Story

    the Horror Story Alessandro Chiappo ENC1102 Budinger Both the Masque of the Red Death and the...

    Allegory, Black Death, Broadway Journal 674 Words | 2 Pages

  • Horror

     Horror If you do a search for the word horror the definition would be something like this “something causing a painful and...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fear, Horror 795 Words | 2 Pages

  • King of Horror

    The King of Horror Films The Write Brigade Stephen King Research Paper Outline 1. Introduction a. Short biography...

    Horror and terror, Horror fiction, Novel 1282 Words | 5 Pages

  • Heart of Darkness: The Horror the horror!

    With Kurtz’ dying words being “The horror! The horror!” the readers are left with the question as to what he meant by that...

    2005 albums, Conclusion, Death 481 Words | 2 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

  • 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 Gothic...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Fear 1327 Words | 4 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

  • Horror Genre Essay

    Film Genre Report Horror is considered an ancient art form, delivering thrills and telling stories of the dark and forbidden...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Culture, Film 871 Words | 3 Pages

  • Gothic Horror Essay

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

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

  • HORROR

    ENGL-102-02 College Writing The Sickness inside Us Inside each person is the desire to see death, blood, rebellion and terror. Horror brings...

    Exploitation film, Halloween, Horror and terror 2146 Words | 7 Pages

  • Horror Movie Time Comparison

    I really don't feel the need to give you the latest update on this era's so-called horror movies, but rather I'll give you a contrast between...

    Exploitation film, Film, Halloween 922 Words | 3 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 differ, whilst...

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

  • Horror Movie Essay

    of Horror movies Many people would say that their favorite way to have fun is to go to a beautiful beach and build sand castles or hang out...

    Film, Halloween, Horror and terror 1455 Words | 4 Pages

  • Horror Essay

    Schlenz 1 Jarid Schlenz Professor Fahey English 1A 13 October 2011 Horror Movies Scare Us So Why Do We Watch Them? Scary, creepy, and downright...

    Film, Halloween, Horror and terror 1328 Words | 4 Pages

  • Role of Women in Horror Films

    Good Evening, I’m here to talk about the Stereotypical portrayal of Women in horror films. Since the horror genre is quite a...

    Gender, Gender role, Halloween 1103 Words | 4 Pages

  • Horror Film Genre Essay

    The two movies I viewed were Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist, which were both directed by Tobe Hopper. Both films displayed the general rules...

    English-language films, Film, Ghost 969 Words | 3 Pages

  • Story : the Story Teller

    "Come over here and listen to a story," said the aunt, when the bachelor had looked twice at her and once at the communication cord. The...

    A Story, Bachelor's degree, Exonumia 1980 Words | 7 Pages

  • History of Music in Horror Films

    A history of the sound in horror films Horror films are known for their ability to scare audiences, to get the audience’s hearts...

    Film, Film genres, Final girl 2090 Words | 6 Pages

  • Why We Crave Horror Movies

    Feeding Our Gators: A Response to Stephen King’s Why We Crave Horror Movies Stephen King writes very accurately on how we, the public,...

    Fangoria, Film, Horror and terror 829 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women in Contemporary Horror Films

    CONTEMPORARY HORROR FILM One might say that horror film- genre has been invented by feminists. Horror films seem...

    Female, Film, Gender 1741 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Presence of Horror and Fear in ‘the Monkey’s Paw’ Story

    The Presence of Horror and Fear in ‘The Monkey’s Paw’ Story This essay is an analysis of ‘The Monkey’s Paw’, a...

    Cosmo Kramer, Essay, Family 673 Words | 2 Pages

  • Edgar Allan Poe's Devices for Heightening the Effect of Horror

    Edgar Allan Poe's Devices for Heightening the Effect of Horror and Terror in Short Stories (Yuliya Usenko) ("MS. Found in a...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fear, Horror and terror 1686 Words | 4 Pages

  • Essay About Why We Crave Horror Movies

    An Excuse for Horror: Stephen King’s “Why We Crave Horror Movies” The...

    Fangoria, Film, Halloween 1121 Words | 4 Pages

  • Horror in Films - Compare and Contrast Essay

    Horror in Films Alfred Hitchcock once said, “The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them” (Alfred Hitchcock Quotes). I do...

    Claustrophobia, Demonic possession, Exorcism 909 Words | 3 Pages

  • Why We Crave Horror Movies

    Bethany Adams English 1010 Nicholas Bush 11.30.10 The Insanity Within Why do we crave horror movies? Stephen king was asked this same...

    Fangoria, Film, Halloween 1184 Words | 3 Pages

  • Zita Story

    Rotor‟s Zita, to simply put, is a story about young girl who falls in love with her teacher while he teaches her how be a lady. Zita, the...

    A Story, Has-a 1421 Words | 4 Pages

  • Expressions in Horror: Dr. Caligari and Nosferatu

    best horror films of all time. These two films, directed by Robert Wiene and F.W. Murnau respectively, share several key aspects in common,...

    Dracula, Expressionism, German Expressionism 870 Words | 3 Pages

  • Story of an Hour

     Story of an Hour In A Story of an Hour, Mr. Bentley Mallard was a controling figure that completely dominated his marriage...

    1998 singles, 2006 albums, A Story 1241 Words | 4 Pages

  • Amityville Horror

    The Amityville Horror has turned from a real suburban American tragedy into a horrific myth. It has become the source of bestselling novels and...

    Amityville, New York, Ronald DeFeo, Jr., The Amityville Horror 1007 Words | 3 Pages

  • Exploration of Gender in Horror Movies

    The “Final Girl”: The Exploration of Gender in Slasher/Horror Movies Much is made of the anti-female sentiments expressed in...

    Film, Final girl, Halloween 2954 Words | 7 Pages

  • Characteristics of the Postmodern Horror Film

    Characteristics of the Postmodern Horror Film In our world today, box offices are flooded with giddy teenagers seeking a thrill from...

    Film, Final Destination, Halloween 1537 Words | 4 Pages

  • Horror vs Terror in Poe's Pit and the Pendulum and the Black Cat

    It is a well known fact that Edgar Allan Poe‘s stories are famous for producing horror or terror in his readers beyond...

    A Descent into the Maelström, Edgar Allan Poe, Fear 1676 Words | 4 Pages

  • Ringu's Influence on Asian Horror Films

    The 1998 Japanese horror film by Hideo Nakata, Ringu, is the highest grossing horror film in Japan. Its influence on numerous...

    Film, Hideo Nakata, Horror film 1205 Words | 4 Pages

  • Wilfred Owen Essay

    lost their lives which horrified him. It is evident that poetic devices allow one to convey his or her themes effectively by the way poets use them. Owen...

    Dulce et Decorum Est, Pain, Simile 1196 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Decline of the American Horror Film

    Decline of American Horror Films American horror films have undergone several series of change in the past 50 years. The claim...

    Film, Halloween, Horror and terror 1125 Words | 3 Pages

  • Effects of War on Soldier in Generals Die in Bed

    The Horror of war on the Soldier in Charles Yale Harrison’s Generals Die in Bed Eng 22 PB 963 Words Some people say that war can change...

    Death, English-language films, Fear 985 Words | 3 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

  • Women Portrayed in Horror Films

    Horror films have always been more attractive to the male viewer than to the female viewer. Why is that? Usually horror films...

    Domestic violence, Femme fatale, Film 2971 Words | 7 Pages

  • The Influence of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" on Film Noir and Horror Film

    history across the periods and genres, turning up in the description of Universal horror films of the 1930s and film noir of the 1940s.” The...

    Cinema of Germany, Dracula, Film noir 1616 Words | 5 Pages

  • Research Horror Genre

    Yogarajah Research Essay Block 4 Genre: Horror Horror is a genre that has startled our psychological thoughts and...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein, Horror 1606 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

  • The Chieftest Mourner Story

    Chieftest Mourner is a story or rather a narration by a girl in her college days whose unvledied. Her uncle was given the title "the last of a...

    A Good Thing, A Story, Dissociative identity disorder 1277 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Effective Is Edgar Allan Poe's 'the Tell Tale Heart' as a Gothic Horror?

    ‘How effective is Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell Tale’ Heart’ as a gothic horror?’ The short story ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ was...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 2390 Words | 6 Pages

  • Rocky Horror Picture Show Analysis

    10/30/10 Theater Arts 7B The Rocky Horror Picture Show For many movies, a tagline can simply sum up what a movie is all about in a few...

    Meat Loaf, Nell Campbell, Richard O'Brien 1855 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Horrors of Poe

    introduced a new type of literature to the United States. He introduced gothic horror and other horror stories to...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fear, Gothic fiction 618 Words | 2 Pages

  • Media - Genre Conventions of a Horror Film

    GENRE CONVENTIONS OF HORROR FILMS: Settings: The setting for a horror film is usually shot in isolated, abandoned locations...

    Fear, Film, Halloween 798 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Five Elements of a Short Story

    structures that build a strong story. The five elements of a story are character, figure of speech, form, theme, and symbolism....

    A Story, Element, Fiction 1187 Words | 3 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

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

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

    Dracula, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1321 Words | 4 Pages

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