finds that Graymoss was being haunted when Placide Blevins died and that’s when the evil thing’s started; Charlotte got scared of her own home, and the evil pushed her cousin on the veranda. At the end of The Haunting, Lia forces Mr. Slade out of Graymoss; she feels the house is safe for her parents’ to...
American Minister, bought Canterville Chase, every one told him he was doing a very foolish thing, as there was no doubt at all that the place was haunted. Indeed, Lord Canterville himself, who was a man of the most punctilious honour, had felt it his duty to mention the fact to Mr. Otis when they came...
the assistance of Hassan, he wins the annual tournament in Kabul. Amir’s victory soon is tarnished when he witnesses a vicious assault against his friend, who raced through the streets of Kabul to retrieve the last kite, Amir had sliced from the sky, and fails to come to his aid. Amir’s cowardness is...
man came by and offered to take care of her until they found someone to legally take her in. This old man seemed so innocent and sweet but that’s not how he turned out. The old man’s name was Mr Morrison and before he could take the baby he had to sign a few papers. So he signed them and was asked to name...
there no prisons, are there no work houses said the spirit." this is telling that instead of giving poor hungry children food, they work in horrible workhouses and get no help from anyone which causes them to steal food to keep alive.
Pathetic fallacy describes the human feelings, thoughts or sensations...
making your characters come to life and turning their world upside down in a rollercoaster plot! But always remember the first rule of writing:
Don’t get bogged down by the rules, just play around, have fun and write something that you find scary and entertaining!
Part 1: Facing Your Nightmares...
I have this fear of masks, haunted houses, and anything scary. It was a cool fall day in the month of October. All my friends were preparing for the upcoming Halloween festivals and trying to decide which ones to attend. One of my guy friends said, “let’s go to a haunted house it’s...
Psychic Passion: A Tale of Betrayal
How can you trust someone you have never met face to face? By putting his faith in the psychic Andrew Morris, Detective Stephens sets himself up for failure in Sara Herrington’s Psychic passion, a novel of mystery, lust, and betrayal. Ultimately, Herrington’s book...
fiction with its setting usually in a ruined gothic castle or abbey. A gothic novel emphasises mystery and horror and it is filled with ghost haunted rooms, underground passages, and secret stair ways. The scene in the red room is set in an old, derelict castle- Lorraine Castle in which a young...
the fascination was with not only the holiday but also with the idea of spirits and ghosts. I asked a few friends of mine that just told me they liked the idea of being scared with the haunted house that pop up at this time of year. “Some spirits remain at or near the site of their death, especially if...
The Haunted House
IN TWO CHAPTERS
THE MORTALS IN THE HOUSE
Under none of the accredited ghostly circumstances, and environed
by none of the conventional ghostly surroundings, did I first make
acquaintance with the house which is the subject of this Christmas
piece. I saw it in the daylight...
following: “The five super-traits that are thought to describe the main dimension of personality: neuroticism (emotional instability), extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness. Researchers in personal psychology describe these as the five broad personal dimensions that represent...
[pic]The Fall of the House of Usher
By Edgar Allan Poe
In A Nutshell
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer in the first half of the 19th century famous for scaring the heck out of his readers. He is the master of dismemberment, underground crypts, murder,...
first met her. They did not have sex until marriage and the father was mildly dissapointed that the mother did not have money. Description of the house follows, very high ceilings, old mansion it seems, with chimney stains, it has been let go. Jumps in time to narrators ex-husband making fun of narrator...
walking into a fraternity house for one of the typical Friday night parties and being
completely ignored by the drunken people all around you. These other people,
socializing with everyone in sight but you. Why? It’s because you’re black. Luckily,
you’re with a friend and on your way to leave the frat...
mean, who beats up girls?!) and Jane, being passionate as she is, decides to fight back. That lands her in the Red Room, which she believes to be haunted. She is disturbed, scared, and quite alone. You can't help but feel sorry for the poor thing as she relates her troubles to you.
And then you are...
The Fall of the House of Usher
In my life I have read many books. I have never really taken the time to notice any particular styles or genres except for fiction and nonfiction. That was until I read my first gothic short story. The power the writers use to describe every detail and how dark they wrote...
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN
ou see them e ver ywher e thes e da ys . You see them in movies and cartoons, advertisements and reality shows. Celebrities line up to tell their stories just so they have a go od excuse to shiver and shake in their...
The Shining (1980) is creative director Stanley Kubrick's intense, epic, gothic horror film and haunted house masterpiece - a beautiful, stylish work that distanced itself from the blood-letting and gore of most modern films in the horror genre. (The film waits until its climax to provide the typical...
cause sickness, death, and bad weather. They even thought that witches could change themselves into animals. In many countries, people began to accuse friends, neighbors, and relatives of being witches. In early America, accused witches stood trial in court of law. Throughout history, some people have called...
especially in the poem “ Tintern Abbey”. Here he relates how his relationship with nature developed, from boyhood pleasures” when like a roe ,I bounded
o’er the mountains”,to the love he felt in his early manhood,” The sounding cataract haunted me like a passion”,to a more spiritual relationship as he...
to jail for not admitting which of his friends broke the bottle on the white man’s nose. It was set in South Carolina in 1964, about Lily Owens who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. She had to escape her lonely and troubled father to a little pink house with her caretaker Rosaleen. Taken in...
Write an essay (700-900 words) in which you analyze and interpret Richard Knight’s short story “Sorry for Disturbing You”. To put your interpretation into perspective, your essay must include a discussion of at least two of the other items listed below. One of these must be a text.
The short story “Sorry...
Write a story that is set in a frightening place. Describe an event that happens to the main character in your story.
Choose your words carefully to make the reader share the character's fear.
Try to show the emotions and feelings of your character.
"Mary Ann. You keep on driving...
that my mom and I could maintain without arguing was when we go shopping. It's amazing how once we step one foot in the mall, the fighting usually stopped. During those hours, it felt like my mom and I were friends.
That's what made it so agonizing and dreadful when I had to go shopping for a dress...
Christina’s Haunted Adventures
June 18, 2013
Brown Mackie College – Atlanta
The night was very chilly and all the kids were running, laughing, and having a lot of fun at the third grade’s fall festival. The Roosevelt Elementary school decided to do a haunted house...
Colin’s Story: The Bluebird of Happiness-
Colin describes his stepfather whom he calls dad. He has thought of him as his biological father all the while. His dad looks like him. His dad has dark hair with some grey patches around his ears. His dad used to roll his own cigarettes out of tobacco in a...
perceived the society not as a rationally developed system as the neoclassical eighteenth century writers had envisaged it, but as a hypocritical prison-house where people were yoked to rules and laws that stifled individuality. I totally agree with their view. Utilitarianism and Puritanism instead advised...
best out of their situations. That same connection holds true in Charles Dickens’ book Great Expectations. In Great Expectations Dickens helps portray how much a part of our lives that betrayal is when he shows numerous characters betraying and then becoming the betrayed. Such as Estella betraying the love...
Try to remember some words of wisdom that your parents or trusted friend passed on to you as guidelines for giving your life a sense of purpose. Describe an instance in which you tried to follow those guidelines.
Since I was a boy, my mother never failed to remind me to always try...