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    Supernatural is a TV show that flies under the radar, but still manages to get by due to great character and story development. We could say that it was a cult show if it wasn’t for Netflix. I started watching Supernatural back in August of 2016 and I was impressed how good it was for a low budget TV show. Although, after every season I began to realize that this show has a bunch of hidden or exposed stereotypes. The first stereotype is that Supernatural is gender bias. It’s no surprise that fewer

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    Name : Chhon Phalla Room : Nokor Bachay (301) Supernatural Beliefs Cross-culturally For as long time age’s, we have been fascinated with the idea of other worlds and other creatures that are somehow 'supernatural'. All around us is the physical world and the reality of that world is something we deal with on a daily basis. But since the dawn of man we have been telling stories of something else, something 'other', which might take the form of ghosts, of demons, of aliens or of elves. On the one

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    Why Supernatural is Prevalent There are substantial movies, TV shows and books about vampires, zombies or witches in the modern society, but the 21st century is the era with rapid development of science and technology, so why the superstitious topic, like supernatural, is prevalent? The vampire stories are popular from the 19th century; however, people still have a strong interest in it now. According to “Vampires Never Die”, the authors claim that people’s perpetual craving for vampires is

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    The famous play Richard III contains many supernatural events. Curses are made on to several people as a retaliation for what was done to them. The dreams include ghosts or supernatural beings. All of these have deeper meanings behind them, and if a person thinks a little harder the play can be more intriguing. In Richard III by William Shakespeare, There are many examples of dreams, curses, and supernatural creatures. One of the dreams that occur is Clarence’s dream. In this nightmare, he is

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    of William Shakespeare, there was a strong belief in the existence of the supernatural. And so, it was a repeating aspect in many of Shakespeare’s plays. In Macbeth, the supernatural is a necessary aspect of the structure of the plot. It’s a catalyst for action, which means the audience at that time would have taken these ideas seriously. This made the play more intense and stimulating for the audience. The supernatural occurs four times during the course of Macbeth. It occurs in all the appearances

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    Do you believe supernatural beings exist? Tough question to answer, right? When it comes to the supernatural topic, most people believe that they are mythological and not real, but is that really the case? If the term 'supernatural' means of a manifestation or event) attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature, why is it so hard to believe that they are real. There is so much evidence lying around the Earth as we speak. But the real question still remains. Do supernatural

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    Supernatural Powers Thesis: One controversial issue in Louise Erdrich's Tracks concerns Fleur’s supposed supernatural powers. While some readers argue that Fleur’s powers can be explained scientifically, my own view is that her powers are supernatural. Quote 1: “. . . he tried to burn the house down. But though he threw kerosene repeatedly against the logs and even started a blaze with birchbark and chips of wood, the flames narrowed and shrank, went out in puffs of smoke . . . The last won out

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    Oscar Wao Themes

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    Diaz are trying to open their reader’s mind in only stating supernatural is real. “William P. Alston’s internet paper, “What is Naturalism, That We Should Be Mindful of It?”, touches many of the features of naturalism from an analytic perspective, and he accepts the idea that naturalism is defined by its rejection of the supernatural, but he also asks what it is about the natural that makes it

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    William Shakespeare is noted for having many enigmatic characters, and most of his female characters tend to get most of the attention, especially Lady Macbeth from Macbeth. Lady Macbeth shows throughout the play that she is not a kind and gentle woman, but rather she’s a ruthless and aggressive character who is hungry for power despite on being Macbeth’s wife. Surprisingly, she is not the only frightening female character in the play, as previously before her debut, her husband encounters three

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    These aren 't real, but they were assumed to be very real in traditional Marquesas. In conclusion, the people in ancient Marquesas believed strongly in things that were spiritual, religious, and sacred only based on belief. They believed in the supernatural because it was their only way of having an idea of what there was around them and who they were. Because they didn 't know much, they had to guess. The Marquesans were very interesting, and their societal norm was different

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    “Old Man with Enormous Wings” (1955), literally is a story depicting a mysterious man with wings who visited a Colombian family. The old man is caged in a chicken coop, and the town’s people pay the visit in his place. This novel wryly examines how human beings respond to those who are different, weak and dependent in the society. Cruelty and callousness are clearly illustrated throughout the book. When the people discovered that the man might be an angel, they don’t pay respect and homage to him

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    Dark and Dreary Webster describes the supernatural as an event that is unexplainable by phenomena. It is displayed in a variety of literature including, The Night Circus, “The Black Cat”, and “The Fall of the House of Usher”. Both authors use the idea of the supernatural in an intricate way that respectively sets the tone for each particular storyline. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, is a fantasy novel that circles around the lives of two young magicians who try to learn and master the ways

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    The Monkey's Paw

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    genre is deeper than the stereotype of just looking at the surface of paranormal activities, and that it includes phenomenons behind it. Sharon included different elements that can be used to evaluate stories to be in the horror genre. They are supernatural world, parallel world, suspense, setting, and the source of the horror. In the short story, “The Monkey’s Paw,” by William Wymark Jacobs there are different elements that are

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    both display a number of characteristics that make them heroes. As The Hunger Games stated, "Courage is the spirit of the games”. Thus, Beowulf and Katniss represent and possess qualities of epic heroes. An epic includes a hero, journey, setting, supernatural being, and an epic language. Each of the epic heroes possess the characteristics required of an epic hero and archetype, a hero with valuable qualities, such as loyalty, bravery, nobility, courage, and humility. Katniss and Beowulf find themselves

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    Fox Mulder, a believer, and Dana Scully, a sceptic, are FBI agents faced with case assignments which may involve the supernatural. These cases can usually not be explained any other way. Together they run the X-files, a sector of the FBI dedicated to investigating unexplained cases. From the first episode, it is apparent that Fox Mulder’s belief in the supernatural is heavily influenced by the trauma of watching his sister get abducted by “aliens” when they were small children. This event was so

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    the women save themselves. Born at Midnight has three strong women, one of them being Kylie Galen. Kylie is strong because she left home and started a new life. When Kylie arrived at the camp, she had no idea it was for supernaturals. From finding out she was a supernatural to fighting off unknown sources by herself, Kylie

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    The author takes us on a magical journey of a spiritual man with wings. Betrothed in imagination, it is imagery and symbolism that are the literary devices in the story. A bird-like character is described to be an angel, who is not what others would think an angel would appear to symbolize. Ironically, the fairy tale is no normal fairy tale and ends up being a carnival of fantasy filled with conflict to an outcast. In "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the main point

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    of kings, even though he himself will not attain the throne. This shows that somewhere down Banquo's line his family will take over the throne whether it be when Macduff is King or another King has the throne. Macbeth's fate was determined by a supernatural power, the witches, however Banquo's fate was determined as well by the witches, therefore as much as Macbeth wanted to try and stop Banquo's family from attaining the throne he could not. This is just one of the many reasons why Macbeth is a tragic

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    away by a hypnotic in influence. Early notions about leadership dealt with it almost in terms of personal abilities. Leaders were credited with supernatural powers such as the ability to see through men’s minds, to tell the future and to compel obedience hypnotically. Leadership is viewed as characteristics of the individual. In recent times, such supernatural explanations have given way to more rational explanations. Current definitions of leadership identify it as a social-influence process. It is

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    short story of the gothic horror genre, “Morella” depicts a narrator realizing the psychological decline of his wife. He soon grows to despise her, in which she later ironically dies. The daughter of the narrator is later named “Morella”, causing supernatural phenomena to occur, as well as his daughter also dying. Through these occurrences it appears that the original Morella is attempting to communicate with the narrator once again after death. This ultimately creates the macabre effect for the readers

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