"Horror Story" Essays and Research Papers

  • 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

  • Fiction and Monkey S Paw

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Horror and Religion

    Genre Paper Midterm October 12, 2012 Argument Assessment The article, The Sanctification of Fear: Images of the Religious in Horror Films,...

    Film, Film genres, Horror and terror 1707  Words | 5  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

  • Stephen King Ars Poetica on Horror

    Stephen King's 'Ars Poetica' on Horror In Stephen King's non-fictional book, Danse Macabre, he views Lovecraft as a major impact in the field...

    Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Fear 2049  Words | 5  Pages

  • Horror Movies

    goose bumps and cold chills down their backs and major negative effects on the brain. I. What causes people to watch horror movies? A....

    Film, Film genres, Halloween 1244  Words | 4  Pages

  • the horror in movies

     The Horror in Movies Life is full of common and expected but yet, very frightening situations, events, or circumstances such as natural...

    Alien abduction, Demon, Demonic possession 1407  Words | 4  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

  • 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

  • Horror, Fantasy, and Curiosity

    curiosity. Albeit relatively new, both fantasy and horror (also respectively different) are successful and popular as genres, for they are able...

    Curiosity, Edgar Allan Poe, Fantasy 1936  Words | 5  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's Horror Stry

    Terror and Horror in Short Stories (Martynova Ann) Edgar Allan Poe, an American poet, critic and writer of the XIX-th...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Horror and terror, Horror fiction 1983  Words | 5  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

  • 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 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

  • Elephant: Horror Fiction and William

    day. Polly Clark’s short story Elephant starts in media res, we just jump straight into the story without further information....

    English-language films, Fairy tale, Fiction 1230  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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Horrors of War

    The Horrors of War The horror of war is a very important theme that people nowadays should understand. I chose this theme to...

    Goodnight Mister Tom, Roald Dahl, Short story 1051  Words | 3  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

  • Horror in the Maing

    Changes in the Genre THE HORROR GENRE HAS DEVELOPED OVER TIME The types of content being presented in films has changed significantly over...

    Boris Karloff, Edgar Allan Poe, Film 974  Words | 3  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

  • RETELLING A STORY

    RETELLING A STORY The book I’m going to present you is a short romantic novel . The title of the romantic novel is «Amita». It is written by a...

    A Story, Dundee, Family 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Me

    The Real Hero? By: Braxton Rogalski Throughout the reading of this book I would have to say the two characters mainly followed in this story...

    Heart of Darkness, James Earl Jones, Knowledge 1021  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Psychological Horror Drama

    Statement Of Intent My intent for this project is to create a live action, horror-influenced film. However, I am going to try and create more...

    Character, Film, Ghost 1217  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Amityville Horror

    The Amityville horror is my chosen topic which I am going to write about for my report. I have chosen this particular topic as the field of...

    Amityville, New York, Ronald DeFeo, Jr., The Amityville Horror 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • horror

    interesting word to you all which is ”horror”. Most of the time we just simply say that “horror thing”, “horror...

    Boris Karloff, Definition, Fear 541  Words | 2  Pages

  • horror movies

    Why Horror Films Rule the World? More and more horror seekers are willing to line up to buy tickets for a scary movie and sit in...

    Film, Halloween, Horror and terror 1669  Words | 6  Pages

  • horror conventions

    by Samuel Bayer are both classified as being in the horror genre. Directors use specific Narrative conventions such as the soundtrack, special...

    A Nightmare on Elm Street, Film, Film score 1214  Words | 3  Pages

  • Horror Trailer Evaluation

    that are similar to yours in any way. what are the similarities? 5. What are some of the key characteristic effects of horror that you wanted...

    Audience, Film, Film editing 625  Words | 3  Pages

  • Scarriest Horror Films

    Scarriest Horror Films – Editor’s picks Tuesday October 26, 2010 08:43 pm PDT   By Ben Tan, Yahoo! Southeast Asia If the Halloween buzz...

    Child's Play, Fear, Film 845  Words | 3  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

  • Children in Horror

    consider the role that kids have played in the horror genre. Other groups have fairly consistent, even ritualized roles in films. Men as...

    Child, Childhood, Film 955  Words | 3  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

    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

  • Blair Witch: Mock Documentary or Horror Film?

    Michelle Rossman “The Blair Witch: A Mock Documentary or A Horror Film?” The film The Blair Witch Project is a story...

    Documentary film, Film, Film genres 1696  Words | 4  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

  • Fascination with Horror Movies

    Movies: Why the fascination? Why are we as a society so fascinated with horror? There is evidence found throughout the history of every...

    Culture, Fear, Film 1064  Words | 3  Pages

  • Evolution of Vampires, Film-Making, and the Horror Genre

    acted mostly in horror genre, and also played out-of-the-norm characters. iii. His performance in Nosferatu has remained one of the...

    Dracula, Film, German Expressionism 1983  Words | 7  Pages

  • Horror Genre Paper

    and Béla Lugosi as Bela, Universal Studios, 1941. The horror genre is one of the most fascinating genres Hollywood has created....

    Boris Karloff, Film, Frankenstein 2774  Words | 9  Pages

  • Horror

    are represented in the horror genre? In this essay I am going to look how woman are represented in the horror genre and how much...

    English-language films, Female, Film 556  Words | 2  Pages

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