Tomb of Horrors

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  • Ready Player One Is Made By Ernest Cline

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    Ready Player One is made by Ernest Cline is his first novel made in 2011. Ernest Cline says that he is a "screenwriter, spoken-word artist, and full-time geek" and he currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and his daughter. Throughout the book 's journey, he had many different variations of the story. Speaking of the story, in the year 2044 the world isn 't a great place to live. The energy crisis is a large threat, people are starving, and many people are in poverty. Even though the

  • Analysis Of Ernest Cline's Ready Player One

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    he has an epiphany that changes the world. In the hint it references The Tomb of Horrors. This tomb is found in a Dungeons and dragons expansion packet. In this quest, the player(s) go into a tomb to kill a Lich King. Luckily the Tomb was on the school planet of Ludius. This was the only planet in the OASIS that Wade could travel to, because it costs money to to travel around in the OASIS. In class he checks if the tomb was hidden on the planet, to his astonishment he found it. After 5 years

  • Literary Analysis Of The Pit And The Pendulum

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    “The Pit And The Pendulum” Is A True Horror Story Stephen King once said, “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” Bram Stroker, H.P. Lovecraft, Mary Shelley, and Edgar Allan Poe may have been a few of the greatest authors of horror to ever live. Out of all of these authors, Poe may have written the most freighting tales. All of his stories are considered horror, but some of them have more horrific qualities than others. “The Pit And The Pendulum” is one of Poe’s most famous works

  • Romanticism In Gothic Literature

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    surrounded upon romanticism that involves various emotions. Horror is a relevant and popular theme of emotion in numerous gothic stories including the following literary pieces: “The Black Cat”, “The Feather Pillow”, “A Rose for Emily”, and “Prey”. Authors such as Edgar-Allan Poe, Richard Matheson, William Faulkner and Horacio Quiroga include various gothic elements such as supernatural entities and entrapment that support the idea of horror and fear as well as good versus evil in their literature.

  • Transformations In Horror Literature Analysis

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    Transformations in Horror Literature A deep, psychological terror that many of us have barely notice is our common fear of change. One central idea in horror literature includes transformations, and it is attentive in the following stories: “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe, “House Taken Over” by Julio Cortázar, and “Where is Here?” by Joyce Carol Oates. Despite being unique and distinct, all three deal with major shifts in characters’ forms, appearances, or even setting

  • The Various Genre Of Video Games

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    include Metroid Prime, Half-Life 2, Dishonored, and Far Cry 3. Figure (f): Far Cry series b) Third-person action-adventure, in which gameplay is in the third-person. Examples include games like the Tomb Raider series, The Legend of Zelda series, Rune, Severance: Blade of

  • Graphic In Comic Books And Graphic Novelsbram

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    threat.The British could hardly bear to speak about such things out loud, but Gothic literature permitted them to whisper their inmost desires and their darkest fears and horror became more visceral and grisly. With this new world, came the Penny Bloods or Penny

  • Examples Of Figurative Language In Night By Elie Wiesel

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    Throughout the novel Night, Elie Wiesel takes us on a journey from a quiet Jewish community, Sighet, to the horrors of the concentration camps he was sent to, lastly being Buchenwald. He shows us his life from being with family and friends, to the atrocities that took place in the camps by skillfully using figurative language, imagery, symbolism and denotative and connotative meanings to give the reader an eye-opening glimpse into his life. Elie Wiesel’s use of diction and syntax are simple

  • The Fascination Regarding the Mummy's Curse

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    In 1922, Howard Carter opened the Tomb of Tutankhamun and sparked a wave of popular and scholarly interest in Egyptology. After the Carter discovery, a team of archaeologists and their assistants arrived for the proper dig. Although Carter fared fine, six of the 26 members of the subsequent dig died within a decade of their participation in the endeavor. The leader of the archaeological expedition, Lord Carnaveron, died of blood poisoning. Because quite a few of the team members died within a relatively

  • Essay on Edgar Allan Poe- Theme of Death

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    Period 7 Edgar Allan Poe Picture this. The father of modern crime and detective stories, known as Edgar Allan Poe, is sitting down about to write a beautiful piece of writing and BAM! He whisks away into a story of love, death, and just plain out horror; either characters are losing someone near and dear to their hearts or they are plotting to kill. Edgar Allan Poe, at a very young age, lost both of his parents, and later on in life, lost his wife to tuberculosis, so in one way or another, these

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