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    Gothic Short Stories

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    Nothing of interest was in the room, only dimly lit candles and trunks of old, moth eaten clothes. She felt as if someone, or something, was watching her, waiting to drag me into the shadows. Then there it was it was she was unsure but almost certain it was a ghost. The ghost was a white cloud like figure and its eyes and mouth were as black as the night sky's. It was more silent than the grave it arose from, staring with heavy lidded eyes and a slack mouth..As Emily

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    The Ghost Army

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    should be allowed to forget it.” The men he is referring to were part of a tactical unit called the Ghost Army. They all could have died if even one thing went wrong. The Ghost Army was part of the 23rd Headquarters Special troops. This organization was top secret until 1996. These men and missions are still spoken of and remembered to this very day (“23rd Headquarters Special troops”). The Ghost Army spent a long time making a plan that would lead the Allied troops to victory. They mapped out everything

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    Waiting In My Life

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    I am waiting, waiting, waiting, waiting, waiting, and yes still waiting. I don't know how old i am anymore. My life is a never ending cycle that hasn't stopped spinning into a never ending spiral of nothingness. And yet, I remain within it. While there is little to no future in my daily cycle I find comfort in knowing what to expect, but I expect something unexpected. The clock chimes 12 so I rise from my bench and move to the bar for my daily drink. The right door hinge squeaks as I walk in. I pause

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    of walking got them to Grand Central Terminal as Javier and Ghost saw how empty it was. It was odd for them to see one of the places with the most traffic be so empty. They got up to the station as they felt a sudden chill and realized that the place lacked any power. Javier saw the stairs and said to Ghost, "Come on, let's go up the stairs and wait from the other two to show up." He raced up the steps as he got up to the top before Ghost, who was walking slowly up the steps. And the upper floor,

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    Witchcraft and Wizardry. It’s then that a house-elf from Hogwarts named Dobby proclaims that if Harry returns to Hogwarts, disastrous events will occur. Dobby’s warning proves to be accurate from the beginning when Harry and Ron miss the Hogwarts Express train and decide to fly to school in a blue Ford Anglia, but they have a crash landing in notorious Whomping Willow. But

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    Macbeth Play Comparison

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    than a few discrepancies between the it and the play. For example, the murder of Banquo begins on a train, not in a field while Banquo and Fleance come on horses. On the train, Banquo is poisoned by the murderers then hit throat is cut open once the lights go out. After this scene, Macbeth holds the dinner at his house to celebrate himself, just as in the play. At this dinner, however, while the ghost of Banquo does appear, he does not appear sitting in Macbeth's chair but rather walks on the table

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    songs. Number One: “Zion Train” (‘Uprising’) 1980. Featured on Marley’s 1981 album ‘Uprising,’ every note of this tune inspires. It is a song in which Marley’s philosophic aphorisms (“Don't gain the world and lose your soul / Wisdom is better than silver and gold”) are as impactful as the most simplistic, commonly spoken adages (Oh, where there's a will / There's always

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    The Valley of Ashes; so many of the characters strive to be more. For example, Myrtle actually lives in this bleak city, but she is determined to make it out. In the Text it says, “She smiled slowly and, walking through her husband as if he were a ghost, shook hands with Tom, looking him flush in the eye”(22). Myrtle knows Tom is wealthy and live in

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    idea of suspense throughout the story plus this gives the impression of a stereotypical character. Dickens creates suspense by describing the characters, for instance, the signalman is described as a disturbed man who presume that he is haunted by a ghost where he sees someone; the spectre at the red light which gives the evidence when the signalman said to the narrator, “I never saw his face. The left arm is across the face, and the right arm is waved. Violently waved. This way” and the way the signalman

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    ‘t, that I, with wings as swift/ As meditation or the thoughts of love/ May sweep to my revenge”(I.vi.35-37). Speaking to the ghost of old Hamlet, he suddenly pushes his plan in response to the news of his father's murder. He reacts quickly without ambition to conquer his motive. This evolving character proves to be hostile towards others as this revenge is no longer a train of thought, but instead, an action

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