Analysis Of ' Mr. Hyde ' By Robert Louis Stevenson

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For as long as man has learned to fear, whopping frights have existed. Some of these were entirely born from fables, others based upon biased knowledge of the world. Legends of many ancient beasts survive for a multitude of generations. Of course we realize these humongous horrors are as real as fairy tales, but they serve a greater purpose than to ignite terror in people- they mean to educate. While mere folktales, such as the bogeyman, keep toddlers in bed at night, authors for mature audiences use hellions to teach more valuable lessons. From astronomic leviathans, such as Ishirō Honda 's Godzilla who educate about great responsibility, or the plesiosaurus of Ray Bradbury, who give windows into the minds of the lonely, to the horrors of the subconscious, exemplified by Robert Louis Stevenson’s Mr. Hyde, horrors have deeper concepts to them that educate in an allegoric fashion. Human nature has always presented a natural love for fantastic stories, and many elders use these parables to disarm listeners and scare the message into them.
In Ishirō Honda 's original movie, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”, destruction of major cities represents how humans should exercise caution with great power. Ishirō Honda develops this theme with a narrator’s dramatic tone and heinous mood. Godzilla existed as a remnant of the cretaceous era, a theropod known as a Godzillasaurus. An infamous kaiju who rises from the Pacific and levels buildings (sometimes battling other gigantic mammoths),…
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