Richard Bachman

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  • Fake Names

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    Why would anyone want to create a fake name or an identity just to publish a book they wrote? Fake names or identities could be very useful to authors to allow them to have more opportunities, freedom, and more flexibility. Several people made fake names and identities so they would not embarrass themselves, family, or others. Regardless, there are actually several different reasons why many different individuals use pen names. For example, it could be the only way an author can get published, a

  • King : The Paranormal And Detective Themes

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    including Salem 's Lot (1975), The Shining (1977), Firestarter (1980), Cujo (1981) and IT (1986). While making novels about vicious, rabid dogs and sewer-dwelling monsters—as seen in Cujo and IT, respectively—King published several books as Richard Bachman. Four early novels—Rage (1977), The Long Walk (1979), Roadwork (1981) and The Running Man (1982)—were published under the moniker because of King 's concern that the public wouldn

  • Desperation Character Analysis

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    Having hope and courage is hard in a town like Desperation. A mining town controlled by an evil spirit, Tak, that inhabits citizens, and it forces them to do unspeakable things. It first possesses a cop, Collie Entragian, who kidnaps people and murders them. However, the Collie Entragian survival crew has bravery at all times. In the book Desperation by Stephen King, King’s message is courage is a powerful tool. The main characters experience unimaginable torture and many hardships. However, they

  • the beach Essays

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    The beach 1.     people - Richard: a british traveller, who comes to Bangkok and gets a map to a secret hidden beach. He has seen every movie about Vietnam, and he sometimes believes being there. He also is addicted to video games. - Daffy Duck: the man who gives Rich the map; he had been on the beach before and had left it for some reason. After his death, he often appears in Richs daydreams. He always speaks about Vietnam, and he knows everything before it happens. - Etienne

  • The Story Of An Hour

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    Louise Mallard has been at all unfaithful to her husband. One sentence within the article suggests that some readers have sensed an extramarital affair—or an attempted one—between Mrs. Mallard and Richards, which, given its inclusion, the authors appear to agree with (Chongyue and Lihua). However, Richards is mentioned by name in the text of the short story three times: at the beginning when he confirmed the news of Brently Mallard’s death, toward the end when he awaited Josephine and Louise at the

  • Richard IIi : Transformative Task

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    Richard III: Transformative task Note for parents For the parent/s of the child who now owns Richard III: a children’s novel. I decided to convert Shakespeare’s Richard III into a children’s book due to how much Shakespeare’s Richard intrigues me and the moral lessons that I believe a child can learn from his story. In Shakespeare’s play, Richard is portrayed as a Machiavel, he is unapologetically manipulative yet a smooth-talker with a sense of humour. This combination of characteristics, along


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    ART CRITICISM PAPER “The Grafin von Schonfeld with her Daughter” by Elizabeth Louise Vigee-LeBrun       In the University Of Arizona Museum Of Art, the Pfeiffer Gallery is displaying many art pieces of oil on canvas paintings. These paintings are mostly portraits of people, both famous and not. They are painted by a variety of artists of European decent and American decent between the mid 1700’s and the early 1900’s. The painting by Elizabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun caught my

  • Personal Narrative Essay: Solving The Murder Of Richard Webster

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    Detective Wilde, am being assigned the opportunity of a lifetime! Solving the murder of Richard Webster is what's going to determine whether I receive a spotlight in the newspaper. Business has been slow lately so this will help pick it up. Ahead of the interrogation, I gathered data on the victim and each of the suspects. Some background research shows that the Webster Network of co-workers are troubled: Richard, a class A jerk, Hugh, a broken businessman, Rita, in a troublesome relationship, H.T

  • Analysis Of We Wear The Mask In Richard Cory

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    emotional masks people use, Edwin Arlington Robinson uses his “Richard Cory” to draw attention to a mask of money and success, which makes the average people (“we people”) admire and idealize the successful person (Richard Cory) only because we do not know and do not even try to see what is hidden behind the mask. In just 4 stanzas and 16 lines, Edwin Arlington Robinson tells a meaningful and timeless story about misfortune of Richard Cory, a person behind the mask of money and success who seemingly

  • The Necklace And The Rights To The Streets Of Memphis Character Analysis

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    end up. While some may say the characters were affected more by chance, the characters in The Necklace, and The Rights to the Streets of Memphis were ultimately affected by their actions because when Richard chose to man up and stand up for himself in front of the boys he got his money back, Richard decided he did not want to stay out in the streets until he fought those boys just like Madame Loisel decided she did not want to live a poor lifestyle for any longer , and Madame Loisel's greed and desire