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Haightashbury In The 1960s - 771 words
The district of Haight Ashbury covered a five-block area starting at the Golden Gate Park and ending around the intersection of Shrader and Haight The appeal of Haight Ashbury? Simple; low rent, old Victorian homes, there were little shops everywhere, and a small town good vibe atmosphere and a need for acceptance from ones like themselves. The appeal of Haight Ashbury was simple: low rent, old Victorian houses, little shops everywhere, small town atmosphere and a contagiously good vibe. In the 1960s San Franciscos Haight Ashbury district was a national symbol through the lifestyle, the music, the people, and the publicity they thrilled a generation of American youth and scared there Parents ...
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Dracula - 872 words
The aspect of Dracula that makes it so frightening, as opposed to contemporary horror, is that of the strong persona of Count Dracula himself. For all of the terror he inspires, The Count has few appearances in the novel, instead using his mystique to frighten the reader. While nearly all current books and films in the horror genre focus on the aspects of violence and shock appeal, Dracula uses the element of suspense to captivate the reader. By using the element of fear, Bram Stoker keeps the reader turning the pages in anticipation of the next series of terrifying events to occur. One of the major factors in the horror of Dracula is that so much of Count Dracula's actions are centered arou ...
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Gothic Horror Cinema - 1,500 words
The genre of Gothic horror film has existed almost as long as the cinema itself, and it has always fascinated me. As the definition above suggests, the word can be loosely used to define any horror story with suitable settings, but such themes as disturbing dreams, desperate, undying love and melancholic romanticisation of death are also usually important in Gothic cinema. The following is a brief and superficial overview on Gothic horror film and some classics of the genre. Directed by Robert Wiene in 1919, Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari was one of the first Gothic horror films. Although the more usual Gothic environment was replaced by disturbingly dreamlike sets, this incredibly inventi ...
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Satan And The Problem Of Evil - 1,068 words
By: Anonymous Now the Serpent was the most cunning of the animals that the LORD God had made. The Serpent asked the woman, "Did God really tell you not to eat from any of the trees in the garden?" The woman answered the serpent: "We may eat of the fruit of the garden; it is only about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden that God said, 'You shall not eat it or even touch it lest you die'." But the Serpent said to the woman: "You certainly will not die! No, God knows well that the moment you eat of it your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods who know what is good and what is bad." (Genesis 3:1-5) Serpent, Devil, Tempter, , Prince of Darkness, Fallen Angel, the Evil One, ...
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A Look At Savage Garden - 723 words
Darren Hayes. Daniel Jones, born on July 22, 1973 in Essex England moved to Brisbane, Australia as a young child, he plays keyboard, guitar, programming and sings back up. Darren came from a long line of musicians, so his love for music started when he was very young. When he was little, his brother had a drum set and when he went out, Daniel would sneak into his room and play then, he took piano lessons when he was seven. By the age of ten, he was playing the keyboard and drums in pubs and hotels. Daniel's musical influences were, Peter Gabriel, XTC, and Tears For Fears. Darren was born May 8, 1972 in Brisbane, he is both the lead and back up singers. At a young age, he began showing alot o ...
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Vampires - 1,827 words
Vampires have been seen and documented throughout history. The history of vampires goes further back in time than most people realize. The chaldeans, who lived near the Euphrates river in the southwestern part of Asia more than five hundred years before the time of Christ , feared vampire or creatures similar to vampires enough so that they created charms to protect themselves from being attacked by such creatures. The Assyrians and the Babylonians feared a creature similar to a vampire known as an Ekimmu. These creatures known as Ekimmus were believed by the Assyrians to roam the planet searching for food although it was not always a persons blood but rather a persons' vitality or that pers ...
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