Supernatural Essay

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Introduction
Hook: “There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” “Quotes About Supernatural (702 quotes).” (702 quotes), ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet ,
Act 1 Scene V www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/supernatural. B. Background information (titles, authors, book information, definitions, etc.)
“The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe: as the narrator slips into insanity, his grasp on rheality falters, and images, dreams, and unnatural emotions lead to murder and animal cruelty. “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving:
Gothic Literature Definition- “a genre of fiction characterized by mystery and
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3. Quote: There was something extremely provoking in this obstinately pacific system; it left Brom no alternative but to draw upon the funds of rustic waggery in his disposition, and to play off boorish practical jokes upon his rival. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving para. 33 4.Analysis: This quote shows that through word choice the supernatural is present. 5. Quote: “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ― Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven 6. Analysis: This quote shows that through word choice the supernatural is present. The poet describes that of a talking Raven which visits a distressed lover and ultimately traces the man's emotions as he steps into the depths of insanity. The man is considered to be a student who is lamenting over the loss of his lover called 'Lenore'. C. Transition: Not only does these authors use word choice to express the supernatural, they also use plot to express the supernatural.
II. Body paragraph 2.--- Plot
Introduction
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