Monster Essays

Monsters

Monsters are embodiments or personifications of social anxieties. For example, in general terms, vampires represent our fears and desires about sex; zombies represent our fear of the mob and loss of individuality; werewolves represent our animalistic selves and the transformation into madness; ghosts represent histories of traumatic events and troubled memories; witches represent the male fear of female power, knowledge, and sexuality. Choose a monster. Your monster may be from legend, myth, folklore, literature, film, or popular culture. It may…

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The One Eyed Monster in the Corner

I am still haunted by the vivid tales of mansion 106, the elders claimed that in 106 there lived a horrible creature beyond our imagination; they called it the dreaded monster with the one eye. It was said that this monster lived solely on human flesh and that the monster was ugly baring a distinct lightening shaped scare on it’s forehead. I had never seen this monster before but I was temptation has drove me to explore what this monster…

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The Loch Ness Monster

It was on May 2nd 1933 that the Loch Ness Monster was formally said to have been sighted on the Scottish Lake. Loch means lake in Scottish and although this was not the first time that the creature was sighted but it was from here that it was given the name of monster (Stephen Wagner, 2009). Since then “Nessie”, as it has also come to be called, has become the most well known actual and real monster on earth. Since…

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Monster by Sanyika Shakur

The book Monster by Sanyika Shakur is the story of one gang member’s life of crime growing up in a crime ridden neighbourhood outside Los Angeles. Then known as Kody Scott but given the name Monster by his fellow gang members because of his vicious and ruthless acts of violence, Shakur relates a life of crime that started at adolescence and escalated quickly. He relates to the reader that the only feelings of belonging and family that he truly experienced…

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The Green Eyed Monster

When studying a new language, the curriculum involves more than just reading a textbook and listening to your instructor – you must hear yourself speak, feel the sound as your mouth struggles to create it, at the same time programming your brain to associate a meaning for it. Only when you hear the pronunciation and tones can you recognize where you need improvement and adjustment. Not only are you learning a new way to articulate concepts, you are increasing your…

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