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The Haunting of Hill House 1959

February 22, 1999 The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House was a 1959 book by Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson was born December 14, 1914 in San Francisco. She had been reading and writing all her life. She … Continue reading

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Horror Vs Gothic

Horror Vs Gothic As a child I stayed away from horror movies. My mother preferred to stay away from them as well, so it wasn’t difficult to do. However, now and again friends would expose me to a random horror … Continue reading

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Evanescence

Evanescence I heard Bring Me To Life in the commercial for Daredevil back in 2003. I absolutely loved the song and went out and bought the CD shortly after that. I put in the CD and listened to the whole … Continue reading

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God Put You In Our Way

God Put You In Our Way Heath Ledger was an extremely brilliant, but deeply troubled man. It seems so unfair that he was taken from us so soon, but at least we got him for a few years. He came … Continue reading

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Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin

Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin Richard Davenport-Hines, 1998 Davenport-Hines begins with the Goths in Eastern Europe in 410AD when the sacked Rome.  In the 1300s, the word Goth came to denote the architecture of that flourished … Continue reading

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Gargoyles

  Gargoyles Though in college at the time, I took a liking to the Disney cartoon Gargoyles.  It ran from October 24, 1994 to February 15, 1997.  Currently Season 1 and Season 2 Volume 1 are available on DVD.  I … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Death in Dracula

Dracula: Gothic Elements is Lucy’s Death Cari Gilkison, May 6, 1998 For Film Studies Spring 1998 The whole novel of Dracula Bram Stoker is filled with Gothic Elements created most strongly by the undercurrent of Eros and Thanatos.  Once scene … Continue reading

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